by Lambert Plumbing and Heating in Vancouver on November 8, 2013

Steps To Picking The Right Plumber

 

Vancouver PlumberWhen you have a plumbing problem you will, of course, want to deal with it quickly. Just as importantly however, is picking the right plumber. Making the wrong choice could be costly, require extra time and make a mess, so you will want to know that you have done everything possible to ensure your plumber is the right one for you.

The first thing you should do when considering a plumber is make sure that they are properly licensed and insured. The license ensures he is a professional and the insurance makes sure that your home, and even neighboring homes, are protected should there be a problem.

Then you should check them out, get references from sites that are not affiliated with the company. Sites have ratings for different professions and testimonials from real people who have used them. You could even ask a trusted friend, or neighbor for a referral and find out about the quality of the work, the cost and the time it took. If you have recently had any work done on your home and the work was good, well priced and timely, they would be the ones to know who does good work in other fields.

Also it is good to find out the amount of time they have been in business. An unrepeatable business will move often because word spreads quickly and they leave angry clients behind.

Find another reputable plumber and ask them for an estimate, if they match closely you know that they aren’t lying about the price. Make sure that if one comes back higher you ask why. It may be because the other company does cheap work that won’t hold just to underbid the rest.

Lastly, ask about any guarantees they may have. Do they have a money back guarantee for? Will they fix it for free if the problem reoccurs within a certain amount of time? The ones who know their work stands up to the test of time will often offer some kind of guarantee.

Are you in need of a residential plumber in the Vancouver area? Call Lambert Plumbing & Heating at 604-734-0890 and schedule a service call today!

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