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Things to Look for When Choosing the Best Plumber

Choosing the right plumber requires more than just picking a name at random. Here are the main things you should look for when selecting the best plumber for your needs.

Selecting the best plumber for your needs can be a daunting task. To make sure you choose the right one, it's important to look beyond the most obvious criteria such as cost and availability. Here are the key things to consider when choosing an experienced plumber who can help with your plumbing needs.


Get Referrals from Trusted Sources.


To find a reliable and experienced plumber, it's best to get referrals from people you trust. Ask family and friends who they have used in the past and get their feedback on the quality of their work and customer service. You can also try looking online to find reviews of different plumbers in the area. This could help you narrow your search and avoid those with bad reputations. Check out our reviews on Google, over 100 5 Star reviews from satisfied customers.


Look for Signs of Certification & Licensure.


Licensed plumbers have passed tests and have been issued licenses that prove they are qualified and have the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience for the job. Look for certifications. Becoming a licensed plumbing contractor in Australia requires completing a four-year plumbing apprenticeship under the watchful eye of a licensed plumber and obtaining a Certificate III in Plumbing from a nationally accredited training institute.


We have a nationally recognised RPL CPC40920 - Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services These certifications offer assurance that your plumber has been trained in a wide range of plumbing-related areas including safety protocols, codes, regulations, installations, repairs, inspection and more.




Check Affordable Service Charges.


Before hiring a plumber, be sure to compare the service charges among several different companies. Ask them for references and read reviews carefully, and make sure that you understand what is included in their proposed rate. Also, ask your prospective plumber how they set their rates since some companies may offer flat fees while others charge an hourly rate or by the project. Make sure you are getting good value for your money and that all prices are clearly outlined before entering into an agreement with a plumbing contractor.


Experience With Different Types of Plumbing Fixtures.


Any good plumber should be comfortable working with a variety of brands and types of plumbing fixtures. Different plumbing systems have different needs, and the plumber you choose needs to have experience with a wide range of products to be able to handle any situation that may arise. Ask your potential plumber what kind of experience they have with different plumbing brands and systems, such as radiant floor heating, reverse osmosis systems, faucets and water heaters. Also, do are they experienced with gas appliances and are they commercially licensed as we are here at Simple Plumbing.


Understand Their Work Warranty or Guarantee Policy.


Any plumber worth their salt should back up the work they do with an adequate warranty or guarantee. This will give you peace of mind that your investment is secure in case something goes wrong. Ask potential plumbers what kind of guarantee they offer, and make sure you’re comfortable with their policy before making a payment. If necessary, have a lawyer review any paperwork before signing it to ensure your interests are protected. We offer a lifetime guarantee on all components used as we only use the best quality when it comes to our customers needs.

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