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Steps For Hiring the Right Plumbing Contractor In Vancouver

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If you have problems with your plumbing system, one of the most important things that you can do is to get a professional plumbing contractor.

A professional plumbing contractor is someone who can provide you with everything that you need such as manpower, tools, and equipment and replacement pipes. Before hiring some plumbing contractor in Vancouver you should need to check few important things.

Here are some of the most important things that you need to check:

License – Having a license to operate as a plumbing contractor assure that they have the academic skills and they know how to fix problems with the plumbing system.

Experience – An experienced contractor knows the best solutions for the problem based on his own experience as a plumber. The more experience a contractor has, the more practical his solutions become.

Reputation – An experienced plumbing contractor must have good performance. Contractors with bad reputation will provide bad service. You need to stay away from this kind of contractor.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Plumbers

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There are a various frequently asked questions about plumbers and plumbing services. However, it is actually very important for you to ask these questions to your plumbers before you hire them.

There are a lot of plumbing contractors in Vancouver who provides you various plumbing services with great work satisfaction – but, then again, without wasting your time here are a few frequently asked questions about plumbing services –

1.    When is a plumbing license required?

A – Without a plumbing license, no one should go for any plumbing work and it is always advisable for you to look for a plumber’s license, before hiring him or her. A license means that plumber is capable enough and he or she can tactfully handle all your plumbing issues.

2.    What requires a plumbing permit?

A – You need plumbing permit for the following reasons

a.    For all new plumbing installations.
b.    For all existing plumbing installations if a fixture, soil or waste opening or conductor is to be moved or relocated.
c.    For each individual unit of a multistory building if there is more than one unit.
d.    For buildings that are considered separate if:

       I.    The connection between them is not a necessary part of the structure of either building.
       II.    If they are not under a continuous roof.

e.    For a new house sewer or for a house sewer that is to be replaced.
f.    For a new water service or for a water service that is to be replaced.
g.    For the addition of a backflow prevention device to an existing water service.
h.    For a new water heater installation or for a water heater installation that is to be replaced.
i.    For taking over a plumbing installation originally permitted to another master plumber or for assuming responsibility to correct and test an installation made by someone else.

3.    What type of plumbing work can a maintenance man do or not do?

A – A maintenance man can only repair plumbing to keep plumbing in good working order. A maintenance man cannot replace or install any type of plumbing, which includes the following – water heaters, toilets, tubs, showers, sinks, faucets, drains, vents, dishwashers, disposals, grease traps, sewers and water services.

These are a few things you need to take care of while you are hiring a plumber. Make sure you are only hiring a licensed plumber – so that nothing goes wrong.