A plumbers is required to be licensed by the state in which you reside. Be sure proof of insurance can be supplied for both Workmen’s Compensation and general liability. You will want to know duration the company has been in business which will reflect stability.

When a plumbing problem occurs ones first response is “What is this going to cost.” Remember, the plumbing company estimating a lower rate may not always be the company to choose. While some plumbing companies may be offering a lower rate, they may add extra “equipment fees” for additional tools needed for project at hand. Any company worthwhile will visit your location and offer free estimate. Be sure to get job price rather than hourly rate. Always remember when dealing with a water emergency it is important that the company be available 24 hours – 7 days a week to answer your call.

Generally speaking, positive online reviews are important when selecting a plumbing company to help assist in your time of need.