Plumbing is an important part of your daily life. When you trust a plumber to clean your drains, service your water heater or install a water softener, you’d like the assurance of getting the job done right. While reading reviews and considering the company’s reputation 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 require plumbing licenses at the state level. Alternatively, they expect city and county governments to provide oversight and licensing. While the exact requirements to secure a plumbing license vary by region, you can rest assured that hiring a licensed professional is the top way to decrease the risk of low-quality workmanship, fraud and health concerns.
Here’s what it takes to get a plumber’s license:
Plumbers can attain multiple licenses and certifications based on their education and experience. These vary by location, and not all are offered in every state, but the most typical plumbing licenses and certifications include:
Using an unlicensed plumber for the job may save you a few dollars up front, but that’s where the benefits stop. Don’t gamble on your plumbing — only work with a licensed pro, 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 in 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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