5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Plumber

There are a lot of options for homeowners when it comes to hiring plumbing services, but do you really know who is walking through the door? Before hiring your plumber, you should ask the following questions: 

Are You a Licensed Plumber? 

While hiring an unlicensed plumber can be cheap, they may cost you more in the long run if their work needs to be redone. Be cautious that the person you hire has the proper training and knowledge to fix your problem.  

Ask the plumber for their license number, and you can verify it by looking it up on your state government’s website. Hiring a licensed and qualified plumber like KB Plumbing guarantees you the highest standards of workmanship.  

Can You Provide References? 

The more references a plumber has, the more experience the plumber has in the field. References tell more about a plumber regarding their work experience and overall professionalism. Look for client reviews on social media, including Next Door. If the client is satisfied, they will typically give the reasons.  

Do You Include Cleanup Services? 

Enquire if the plumber and their team will clean your home after completing the work. Plumbing involves cutting pipe pieces that can cause injuries if not disposed of properly. If the company cleans the home properly afterward, you should consider hiring them for their expertise.  

At KB, our goal is to treat our customers’ homes as if they were our own. These things inspired us to open our own company and to treat our customers like family.  

Do You Use Subcontractors? 

Larger companies may hire subcontractors to complete their jobs, while smaller local companies may only use their trusted staff for the jobs they are hired to complete.  

If you hired a transparent company, they will provide all the information you request upfront. If not, then it’s an indication you may want to look elsewhere. Plus, our motto is that KB is like family. 

Are You Locally Owned and Operated? 

At KB, we are aware and reminded of the importance of our local community. Without it, we wouldn’t be here! We have sponsored and assisted organizations from schools, churches, and libraries to events and more! This year, we aim to get involved more and create even more memories! We win when our community wins! 

Choose the plumber that is right for your needs and budget. If you’d like to speak with one of our reputable plumbers at KB, get in touch with us today at kbplumbingpgh.com.  

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