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Finding the Right Plumber for Your Home or Business

If you have a plumbing problem in your home or at your place of business, you may find it difficult to determine how to pick the best plumber for the job. You want an experienced plumber who understands how your system works, who has a solid track record of excellent service, and who fits into your budget. This blog post offers a checklist to help you find the right plumber for your job.

At Public Service Plumbers, we have set the standard of excellence for reliability and customer service for more than 50 years. We make our services available throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Call us at 214-363-4477 to schedule a service visit, or to learn about the most effective ways to heat and cool your home.

A Checklist When You Need a Plumber

  1. Licensing and training. The first thing you want to confirm is that the plumber is licensed by the state of Texas. You will also want to determine what type of training the plumber has. Have they been trained in the factory by the different companies whose products they sell? Have they obtained a level of certification? If so, they should be able to provide you with a copy of the certificate. You should also ask to see copies of their liability insurance policy.
  2. Work ethic. In most instances, when you contact a plumber, you either have an emergency or have time constraints. You want to know that the person you hire will give your job the attention it needs. You can learn a lot from the way they initially deal with you. Did they promptly return your call? Were they on time to come and see the job? Did they take the time to fully investigate the problem? Did they ask good questions and provide you with options?
  3. Communication. Unless you have a special knowledge of plumbing, you can find the whole process confusing. You want a plumber who will make certain that you know what you need and what you are getting. Did the plumber explain the problem in terms you could understand? Was he or she clear about how much the job would cost? Were they willing to provide a written estimate of all costs? If your plumber does a poor job of communicating before you hire them, they will probably do a poor job of communicating after you hire them.
  4. Referrals. It is appropriate to ask the plumber for the name and number of former customers. Call former customers and ask about the level of service, the timeliness of the work, and the quality of the final product.

Call Us Now

For service, or if you just have questions about a heating or cooling system, call us at 214-363-4477. We are available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week—whenever you need our help. Because we have a large service fleet, we can often address warranty and service issues the same day. We also offer a one year warranty on all parts and labor.

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