• What Makes a Great Plumber, and what should you look for when Hiring a Plumber?

    What makes a great plumber?  With an overwhelming number of local Raleigh Plumbing Companies offering plumbing services, it can be difficult to decide on which plumbing company to choose. Ideally, you not only wish to find a expert skilled who’s reliable and trustworthy, but also  available for 24 hour emergencies. While we believe that Legacy Plumbing Company is the top choice for a plumbing company in the Raleigh Area, we hope you find these tips useful the next time you need to hire a Plumbing Company.

    Here is a list of what to search for in a plumber:

    1. Clear communication:  A professional plumber will explain clearly and effectively what your plumbing issue is, and what it will take to fix it.

    2. Cleanliness:A professional plumber should wear protective shoe covers to make sure your carpets and flooring stay clean, and thoroughly clean up after the work is complete.3. Professional Uniform: A clear attire with  visible company logos assures you that you’re dealing with a plumber from a quality company.

    4. Timeliness: Nobody likes to wait  around for a service technician. A reliable and reputable plumbing company will let you know well in advance when to expect their technician, and will keep you notified if there are any changes to this schedule.

    5. Free Plumbing Quotes and Upfront Pricing:  A professional plumber will be able to quote you an accurate price before any work is done, for free.

    6. Professional Affiliations:  A Professional Plumbing Company will be a member in different trade organizations and affiliations.  This guarantees quality workmanship and reliability.

    7. Licensed: Licensed plumbers have the experience and education necessary for masterfully completing any plumbing job you require. Licensed plumbers are required to carry liability insurance, which is means work done by a Licensed Plumber is protected. Licensed plumbers are also required to carry the appropriate insurance and workers’ compensation to ensure that you are not held liable if someone is hurt on the job.

    8. Online Reputation and Review:  A trustworthy and reliable plumbing company should have Positive Reviews from other people who have used their services.  They should also have reliable ratings with the Better Business Bureau and also Contractor Review Services such as Angie’s List.

    Legacy Plumbing Company believes that if you review our Plumbing Company you will find that Legacy Plumbing Company should be your Raleigh Plumbing Company. We have consistently maintained an A+ Rating with the
    Better Business Bureau
    , and have also received Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2010 and 2011. We are Fully Licensed in residential and commercial plumbing, as well as Backflow Valve Testing and Repair. Our longstanding Membership in the Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association, and American Backflow Prevention Association mean that we take our job and responsibility seriously.

    We hope you give Legacy Plumbing Company the opportunity to Earn your Business. Please call us at: 919.571.9146 or fill out our Contact Form to learn how Legacy Plumbing Company can be your Raleigh Plumber.

     

  • 10 comments

    I totally agree with tip # 8 about verifying the reputation and looking at online reviews as just some of the ways for you to find a reputable plumber. It is recommended that you do a little bit of online research to see what former clients have to say about a particular plumber. Their comments and feedback would give you more or less an idea if the said plumber is indeed reliable and trustworthy. If I were to look for plumbing services, I would make sure to keep this in mind. Thanks.

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    Thanks for the great feedback!

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    My wife and I are thinking about hiring a plumber to help us install a new toilet, so thanks for sharing this. I like your point about choosing someone that communicates clearly and effectively. We have specific instructions on how we want the toilet installed, so we'll be sure to find someone that can follow them.

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    I like that you suggested choosing a plumber that knows how to communicate with their clients effectively and clearly to make sure that you will know what your plumbing issue is. My husband told me that there must be something wrong with the main water line of our plumbing system. We want to be aware of its exact problem so we can be sure that we won't have the same plumbing issues again, so I will make sure to consider all your tips on choosing a plumber.

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    My wife and I are looking for a plumber in town to help us fix a leak in our bathroom sink, so thanks for sharing this. I like your point about choosing a plumber that gives you a free quote and upfront pricing. I'll be sure to ask about this so I know exactly how much I am paying.

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    It sure was nice that you suggested choosing a plumber that's licensed because you can be sure that they have the experience and education that can allow them to masterfully complete any plumbing job. My father said that he's planning to hire a plumber because he's interested in installing a gas line in our plumbing system. What he aims for is to make sure that the installation is going to be done right the first time, so I'll be sure to share your blog with him.

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    It was nice that you suggested choosing a plumber that has positive reviews from their past clients to make sure that they are reliable and reputable. Our plumbing system needs to be repaired because of its leaks. It's important for me to only deal with a plumber that's highly recommended by the previous customers because I want to make sure that the plumbing job that I need is going to be done right the first time.

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    The best part of your blog for me is when you talked about how you should hire a plumber that's licensed to make sure that they have the right experience and education to complete any plumbing jobs. This is something that I will make sure to remember because I need to hire a plumber. Our plumbing system has a lot of leaks, and I wanted to make sure that its all other issues are going to be addressed too expertly by the plumber that I will hire. Thanks!

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    I found it helpful when you said that you should choose a plumbing company that has a reliable rating with the Better Business Bureau to make sure that you can rely on them for trustworthy and reliable plumbing solutions. My husband said that our plumbing system must be checked because of the possible leaks. We want to make sure that the plumber that we will hire can effectively address all the issues of our plumbing system because we don't want to keep on having problems with it. I will make sure to find a plumbing company that has good reviews because of their efficient services.

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    My most favorite part of your blog is when you said that licensed plumbers are experienced and educated so they can expertly complete any plumbing jobs. This is a perfect information for me because I'm planning to hire a plumber that can fix the leaks in our plumbing system. It's important for me to make sure that the plumber that I will hire can guarantee me a quality plumbing service, so I'll consider all your tips.

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