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Things to Look Out for When Looking for a Reliable Plumbing Contractor

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Searching for a reliable plumber can be time consuming, but the benefit of having a professional handle the repair requirements can save you from all the worries and troubles. It is important to know exactly what you’re looking for when finding a contractor. There are lots of plumbers and plumbing agencies out there, and this guide will show you the five things that you should look out for in a plumbing contractor so you can avoid committing mistakes in hiring a plumber.




Check if the plumbing contractor is licensed by the PUB. In Singapore, plumbing works of a certain scale like Commercial plumbing may require license from the plumbers—including contractors and sub-contractors. But if the plumbing works is just for a normal household, you may not have to worry about the plumber’s license with PUB.




Before engaging with a plumber, find out if the plumbing company or contractor is authorized by a plumbing authority. Contractors who are members of these organizations are more compliant and updated on new policies and regulations. This way, you will have an ease of mind during pipe installation or other major plumbing works.



Most of the recommended plumbers has insurance, but still it’s better to check it before hiring them. Being insured by a reputable financial organization is essential because it will cover the compensation in case something goes wrong during the work. During emergency and non-emergency issues, accidents may occur and having an insurance can cover the plumber’s claims for acquired injuries. Always check the insurance proof and do not simply take the contractor’s word for it. Checking the proof of general liability insurance and workman’s compensation will save and keep you covered.



Keep in mind that plumbing services price varies and is not always computed on hourly basis. In Singapore, some contactors charge according to their flat rate, while others charge based on the material and time they spent on working. Whether it’s a plumbing leak or shower installation, it’s important to ask the contractors for the cost estimate so you will see all the charges in detail, including the price for the fixtures and the time taken for the repair.



Reliable plumbing contractors publish the reviews about their services on their own webpage or on some review websites. For a plumbing company, it is usually found on their profile, together with the works and services that they offer. Having these things publish on their sites will not only assure their customers but it will also increase their credibility.


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This article was reproduced from Mr Plumber Singapore.

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