3 Things You Need from Any Plumber


No one wants to have the need to hire a plumber but now and again you may have to do just that. You may have a bathroom suite to be plumbed in, a leaky toilet or sink to fix, or maybe even a burst pipe. Whatever the case may be, you want to ensure you get the best plumber for the job every time.

To this end, make sure the plumber you choose can provide you with these three things.

1: reliability

When you need a plumber – especially in an emergency – you need to know they will be there when they say they will. There is nothing more frustrating than waiting in all day with a water leak and the mains water turned off, only to find they never show up.

Ask around to find the details of a reliable plumber and put the details in a safe place. You never know when you might need to call on them.

2: a fair priced service

No two plumbers are likely to charge exactly the same price for the same job. However the best ones will provide a fair and reasonable price for any job you ask them to do.

This is why it makes sense to get quotes from at least three reliable plumbers so you can compare them and find the best one for your needs. Many people would advise that if all else is equal, knock off the cheapest and the most expensive quotes and choose the one in the middle.

3: information

Have you ever hired someone to complete a job of some kind for you, only to realise you didn’t have a clue what they were doing once they turned up? Obviously you are not a plumber and therefore you will have far less information and knowledge about the task than the plumber (otherwise you’d solve the problem on your own). However, it’s good to be kept informed and to know what the problem is if your plumbing has developed a fault or your boiler is on the blink. Good plumbers will keep you in the loop at all times.

As you can see, focusing on these three aspects will make life a lot easier when it comes to hiring a plumber. Whether you have an emergency to take care of or a new bathroom to plumb in, the best plumbers will make light and easy work of it on your behalf.