When you make your plumber selection, there is usually an emergency. An online search will show many plumbers in your area, but don’t choose one at random. We suggest that you do more than cross your fingers and hope that the plumber you select does a good job. Instead, do your research before you hire. Here are 3 key things to know to ensure that you make a safe and reliable plumber selection.

3 Tips for Your Plumber Selection

3 Tips for Your Plumber Selection

Look for Experience and Reviews

A plumber who has five or more years of experience is usually a safe choice. One very good reason is that the plumber with this length of experience has many past projects that are available for your review of quality of workmanship.

When they present you with their project proposal, ask them to include past projects for your review. Also, search online for written reviews by past customers.

Hire Only Licensed and Insured Contractors

It is ill-advised to allow a contractor from any profession to come into your home without first presenting you with their license and proof of insurance. A plumber must go through extensive training and pass many tests in order to be awarded a plumbing license.

A great resource for this is the professional, licensed plumbers in Tampa Florida.  Remember that when you hire a licensed and insured plumber, it ensures a high quality of work and positive follow-through in the event that the work or materials are faulty.

Check the Better Business Bureau Rating

The BBB researches many contractors so they do all of the hard work for you. A plumber who has earned an A+ rating from the BBB is someone you want to consider because a contractor with this rating will have satisfied customers over a long period of time.

An A+ rating is a good indicator that when you hire this plumber, you get exactly what you need to get your project completed as expected.

When you find yourself searching for a plumber, look for one that’s experienced, licensed and insured, and rated highly with the Better Business Bureau. Follow these suggestions to find a licensed, reputable contractor to give yourself peace of mind that their workmanship will keep your plumbing in tip-top shape for the life of your home.

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About the Author: Patricia Davis Brown

Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, https://www.patriciadavisbrowndesigns.com/. She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and eHow.com talent offering design tips.