By Ana M Fraser
Plumbers, plumbing companies, and plumbing contractors come in all shapes and sizes. Some plumbers are brand new to the scene but are still high-quality professionals. Other plumbers have been around for 20 years, but not because they provide great service. Other companies have been around for quite a good portion of time, and are very reputable within your community. The trick is weeding through all of the sub par companies in order to find a plumbing contractor that is worth paying to come out to your home.
There are many benefits to having an experienced plumber working for you as opposed to an inexperienced plumber:
Quality of Equipment- In most cases, plumbing equipment is very expensive! Think about it, if the equipment wasn’t expensive, then every household would have it, and therefore there’d be no reason for plumbers in the first place.
Reliability of Project Completion- Newbie plumbing companies have not had the opportunity to see the wide array of plumbing issues that can go wrong in a household, and if they have seen the issues, they haven’t seen them very many times. The nice thing about having an experienced plumber at your home, is that they have seen the issue that you are dealing with time and time again, so they automatically know what needs to be done in order to properly fix your problem. And since they have fixed the problem so many times before, you can also have faith in the fact that once they are done working on your pipes, you will not be needing them and calling them again to come back and redo something that they might have missed or forgotten.
Cleanliness of Technicians- Another thing that often comes with an experienced plumber is the proper processes and procedures that keep your home safe and clean when you invite them in. Newbie plumbing companies or random people who know how to work on plumbing issues will not have procedures in place like the more experienced companies, and so your home might be left in disarray after their departure.
To conclude, it is easy to see that hiring an inexperienced contractor for your plumbing needs is a risk that is unnecessary for you to take. There are plenty of plumbers out there who are experienced enough to provide you with the quality that you want at a price that you deserve. So just do a small amount of research before you hire someone, and you’ll surely see the benefits in the long run.
Ana Fraser is the manager at Clog Pro and has years of experience in the plumbing industry in both Portland Oregon and Vancouver Washington. If you’re ever searching for a Portland Oregon Plumber, make sure to check out her website and consider her for your plumbing and clogged drain needs!