Plumbing is a crucial part of your everyday life. When you hire a plumber to clear your drains, repair your water heater or install a water softener, you’d expect the assurance of getting the job done right. While reading reviews and evaluating the company’s years of experience can help, the # 1 thing to look for is a plumbing license.
Only a few states — Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania and Wyoming — don’t assign plumbing licenses through the state. Alternatively, they use city and county governments to provide oversight and licensing. While the specific requirements to obtain a plumbing license vary by region, you can rest assured that hiring a licensed specialist is the best way to reduce the chance of low-quality workmanship, rip-offs and health concerns.
Here’s a summary of what it takes to become a licensed plumber:
Plumbers can earn multiple licenses and certifications based on their education and experience. These vary by location, and not all are necessary in every state, but the most typical plumbing licenses and certifications include:
Choosing an unlicensed plumber for the job could be less expensive at first, but that’s where the benefits end. But when it comes to your home’s plumbing — only work with a licensed expert, regardless of the job size, to ensure all the perks of professional experience:
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we go above and beyond to provide the best plumbing services to our customers throughout North America. First, we are licensed, insured and ACE-certified. What’s more, everything we do is backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. To request an appointment for reliable plumbing services in your area, please contact a Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing office near you today!
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