Regardless of where you live, when you do an online search or pick up a phone book and look for local plumbers, it is safe to say that you’ll find plenty of options to choose from. If you are like most people, you worry that picking the wrong one will end up costing you more than you hope or that you’ll otherwise have a poor experience. Here are a few tips that can help you choose a reliable option from that long list of local plumbers.
- Years in Business – It may not be fair to assume that a new company isn’t going to give you great service, but odds are better if you go with an established business. You can be more confident that they’ll do the job properly because they have done just about everything in the book at least a few times. Experience provides other benefits, as well, including lower material costs due to long-standing relationships with suppliers, quicker service in both diagnosing and completing the work (which saves you time and money), and the ability to tackle even larger jobs such as kitchen and bathroom renovations. Longevity in business also gives them knowledge that dates back further, so they can help with older equipment that a new company may not understand.
- Free Estimates – When you have a big project, it helps to be able to get an estimate ahead of time so you can properly set up your budget. If this is the case, go with a company that offers free estimates for renovations. Some companies offer free estimates on repairs, too, so don’t be afraid to ask.
- Reviews – The things you really want to know about are expertise, reliability, promptness, integrity, honesty, and effectiveness. Reviews will tell you a great deal about a company. While one or two negative comments can happen because some people are difficult to please, you should see a majority of satisfied customers who speak highly of these traits you want when looking at local plumbers.
Here at Willmann Plumbing Company Inc., we are in our fourth generation. We haven’t had 135+ years of serving the Charlotte, North Carolina area by cutting corners, being unreliable, or cheating our customers. We got here because we treat our customers like family. We are full-service with plumbing repair and remodeling services, and we’re just as comfortable with equipment that is decades old as we are with the new products on the market. We have the lowest hourly rates in the area, so you can be confident your project will stay on budget. Don’t be confused by too many choices of local plumbers when you can get the best. Call us today with any questions you may have.