Plumbing Contractor

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Plumbing Installation And Service

March 2015

When hiring and working with a Plumbing Contractor, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Plumbing Contractor commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Plumbing Contractor? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Plumbing Installation And Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Plumbing Contractor - FAQ

Q How do I get good Plumbing Installation And Service work at a fair price?

A First, decide on ALL product / service options. Compile a list of work and quality requirements. Have at least 2 qualified pros complete detailed bids on the work. Use a written contract that ties payment to verifiable results.


Q What should I expect to pay for Plumbing Installation And Service?

A Most Plumbing Installation And Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Plumbing Contractor ranges from $59 to $89 in most parts of the country. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Plumbing Contractor.


Q Do I need to use a licensed Plumbing Contractor for my job?

A A professional Plumbing Contractor must be licensed to provide most Plumbing Installation And Services. To check a Plumbing Contractor's license status, search the telephone directory or online for your state's professional license board or department. Contact the licensing authority to verify license standing and history for the business and individual.


Q Should I use an insured Plumbing Contractor for my project?

A Your Plumbing Contractor should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Plumbing Contractor should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.


Q Does my Plumbing Contractor need to be bonded?

A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Plumbing Contractor. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Plumbing Contractor's bond is valid and that the bond limit will cover the cost of completing or re-doing the work, before any work begins.



Plumbing Contractor - Common Projects

A Plumbing Contractor can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common Plumbing Installation And Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

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Plumbing Contractor - Finding and Hiring

Hire a trustworthy Plumbing Contractor

Are you considering spending more than $250 with a Plumbing Contractor? If so, it is important to find a Plumbing Contractor matched to your quality and value expectations - and not simply hire someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence.

The FREE homewyse hiring guide helps you find and hire great help, get quality craftsmanship and create a fair agreement.


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