Do you understand the benefits of a licensed plumbing contractor? Have you ever stopped to think of all the insurances we carry? We have homeowners insurance, renter’s insurance, car insurance, life insurance, health insurance. You can even purchase insurance on your new sofa against damage. Additionally, we can attach insurance to almost anything we do or purchase.
In many cases, it’s the law. In other cases, we want to protect ourselves and our property. While we go out of our way to protect our home and property, there are still those that want to go cheap by hiring a handyperson or a do-it-yourselfer to fix a major plumbing problem. There is a time and place for employing an unlicensed handyperson. The law clearly spells out what a handyperson can and can not do in your home.
Contractor’s State License Board (CSLB) Is A Good Resource
A licensed plumbing contractor is as good as buying an insurance policy. If you know where to look, you can check a contractor’s license in one minute or less ( License Check Here). The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) will provide you with the following information on any contractor:
- Any complaints or legal action filed against the contractor
- Construction-related civil judgments
- Business address
- Corporate phone number
- Date Corporation was formed
- License status
- License Classifications – C36 – PLUMBING
- Bond Number
- Bond Amount
- Workers’ Compensation History
Every Contractor Has Gone Through Strenuous Tasks To Get A Contractors License
When you hire a plumbing contractor, you’re hiring someone with the insurance to protect them, you, your family, and your property if something were to go wrong. Furthermore, they have all the background information provided by the CSLB so you can take the next step in receiving the benefits of a licensed plumbing contractor. Every contractor has gone through the strenuous task of getting their license. They have had four years of journeyman-level work experience. They also must apply for testing with the CSLB and have fingerprints submitted for a background check. Qualifying individuals are required to pass a lengthy plumbing exam. The process of becoming a contractor is long and hard, and contractors will do whatever it takes to protect their license.
Three easy reasons Why You Should Hire A Licensed Plumbing Contractor
Professionally Trained And Educated
Licensed plumbers have completed an in-depth and comprehensive certification procedure. As a result, being a licensed plumber is much more difficult than it seems. A written test, as well as an apprenticeship program, are required of licensed plumbers. As a result, when you employ a licensed plumber, you’re getting someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of plumbing.
The Latest Plumbing Equipment and Technologies
Licensed plumbers will have the most up-to-date plumbing equipment to handle all types of plumbing issues. This will assist qualified plumbers in completing any plumbing repair as quickly as possible while maintaining the highest possible work quality. For example, powerful hydro-jetting equipment for those hard-to-clear drains. Camera and leak detection equipment to quickly find the source of a water leak and view problems with a sewer line.
A licensed plumbing contractor has the knowledge and latest equipment necessary to diagnose your plumbing problem and determine the source of any issue. A qualified plumber can offer you a full diagnosis, so you’ll know what precisely needs repairing or replacing.
Enjoy The Benefits Of A Licensed Plumbing Contractor
You do everything to protect yourself and your family; why risk hiring an unlicensed handyperson to save a few bucks? Don’t get me wrong, being a handyperson is an honorable trade. Any man or woman can repair toilets, doors, drywall, hang TVs, repair appliances, install ceiling fans, fix fences, and many more repairs. While a handyperson can perform many duties, no job can exceed $500, including materials. Call today and enjoy the benefits of a licensed plumbing contractor. In the long run, hiring a licensed plumber will save you money. It assures that the task gets done correctly, using the most up-to-date plumbing equipment and proper techniques. As a result, you won’t have to worry about future plumbing issues that might cost you in the future.
Every Plumber Has Received A Background Check For Your Safety
At Big B’s Plumbing, all our plumbers have received sex offender and criminal background checks from a third-party company called TheSeal.som. In addition, every plumber we dispatch has a picture ID with a QR code for any homeowner to check their background status.