Questions to ask when hiring a commercial plumber

When it comes to hiring a plumber, the old business adage ‘time is money’ definitely applies. The longer a pipe is left burst, gas is leaking or you’re without water, the more money you are flushing away. This is why hiring a professional, timely and reliable plumber is the best way to give you peace of mind. We’ve constructed a list on what to look for when seeking out a plumber to ensure you’re getting exactly what you need for the job.

Things to look out for:

Insurance and licencing:

When it comes to getting a professional service, ensuring the person you are hiring is properly trained, qualified, insured and licenced is the first port of call. If the company or person you are hiring lacks in any of these you should consider looking elsewhere. The last thing you want is paying someone to leave a bigger issue than what you started off within the first place.

Experience:

Tying into the first point, an easy way to gauge if someone is doing a good job with their work is to look at how long their business has been operating. The more years of commercial experience, the more used to the working environment and the more knowledge they can attain to deliver your service as efficiently and safely as possible. Ensure that the plumber you hire has experience with large projects and is not just residential plumber keen for a quick job.

Preventative maintenance:

When you hire a plumber, you don’t just want someone who will fix your piping problems and never be seen again. A quality plumber should be able to be organised to come back for routine checkups to reduce bigger risks of damage and give you peace of mind.

Availability:

To get the service when you need it most you want to look for a plumber who has 24-hour availability, ready to tackle any unexpected problems that may arise. Although your business may only operate 9-5, there’s no knowing when or where a burst pipe or clogged drain may happen – costing you more and more the longer you wait.

Reputation:

Looking at a business’ reviews is a very important and often overlooked step to choosing one which is reliable for you. When choosing, look at both the star rating and the reviews themselves, keeping an eye out for any common issues that previous customers may have mentioned that might pop up again with you.

Why JCS Plumbing?

With JCS Plumbing, we guarantee that we have all of these bases covered. Our 15 years of experience have given us a reputation as one of Perth’s most reliable services for your water and gas plumbing needs. Our high-quality, 24-hour plumbing service means we are always ready to assist you, no matter the time or the situation.

Call us today for an obligation-free quote and we’ll figure out together what the best way is to help you!



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