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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Plumber

Here at Top Notch Plumbing Services Inc., we want to help you take the best possible care of your property. If you have a plumbing issue of any kind, we encourage you to hire a qualified plumber to provide the solutions you need. When shopping for plumbers, here are a few questions you should ask in order to identify the best candidate for the job.

  • Are you licensed? The state of North Carolina requires all plumbers to carry a license, but there are still some people who will try to operate without one. Before hiring a plumber, always ask to see their trade license so you know they are qualified to do the job.
  • Are you insured? Similarly, you should always ask whether a plumber carries insurance to protect you from having to pay for the costs of any damage that may occur during the project. Plumbers should also carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover any medical expenses from injuries that might occur.
  • How much experience do you have? The more experience a plumber has in the industry, the better, as they will have more knowledge of various plumbing problems and how to fix them. In addition, a more experienced plumber will have more practice in repairing and installing various fixtures, which means they’ll be able to deliver better results.
  • How much will this job cost? Finally, always ask for an estimate on the cost of the project before you make your final decision. In our experience, it’s best not to choose a plumber that offers a very low rate, as their results will usually mirror the low price.