How to Find the Best Plumber in Town
Convenience does not always equal excellence. Fast-food is very convenient. Just pull up to the drive-thru, put in an order, and bam! By the time that person drives up to the next window a few seconds later, the food is ready and shoved into a paper bag. Though fast-food can be a late-night craving and those extra salty french fries taste delicious, it’s not a healthy dinner option.
The same is true with home repair services and plumbers. Just because the plumbing company is close to the house doesn’t make them the best option. So how do you which plumber is the right one to hire for your home needs? When searching for a plumber online, keep an eye out for these red flags.
Does the Company Have a History of Work Experience?
When it comes to plumbing projects, having a long history of work experience is necessary. If a company is brand new or only one year old, it’s hard to determine the work ethic and level of detail that the company and its employees execute during the job. When a company has been around for decades, it’s safe to say they’ve seen and resolved just about every plumbing problem that exists.
Plumbing emergencies can be frightening, urgent, and complex, so homeowners need to find a plumber they know they can trust and has the right level of experience to get the job done quickly and effectively.
What Do the Service Reviews Say?
If they don’t have service reviews on their website, it’s a red flag. If the service reviews all have a negative sentiment saying things like “the plumber showed up three hours late,” or “the plumber forgot to tighten the screws, so now the sink handle is malfunctioning,” this is a big red flag too.
Instead, the service reviews should have a positive sentiment such as “they showed up on time, cleaned up after themselves, and there haven’t been any more issues with the plumbing system since they came.” Only plumbing companies with positive sentiment service reviews should be hired for the job.
Is the Company Bonded and Insured?
Always, ALWAYS ask that the plumbing company is bonded and insured before hiring them to do the job. If the answer is yes, it ensures that the homeowner will not be legally responsible for any possible injuries during the job. If a plumber is highly trained and experienced, there shouldn’t be much risk to injuries, but one never knows. Things can go wrong.
Accidents can happen, and they happen very quickly. Homeowners need to be able to protect themselves from the liability of any injuries or damages that might occur. If the company is not bonded and insured, get the heck out of there, and find a different company!
McLoughlin Plumbing Heating & Cooling
At McLoughlin Plumbing Heating & Cooling, customers will always have emergency plumbing repairs with 24-hour experts to rely on when the unexpected happens. Their technician’s service all makes and models and will work on systems even if they didn’t initially install it. Their technicians are highly trained in all aspects of the latest technologies and systems.