Plumbing is an essential part of your day-to-day life. When you hire a plumber to clean your drains, fix your water heater or install a water softener, you want the assurance of a job well done. While reading reviews and considering the company’s years of experience can help, the number one thing to look for is a plumbing license.
Only six states — Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania and Wyoming — don’t issue plumbing licenses at the state level. Instead, they count on city and county governments to provide oversight and licensing. While the exact requirements to earn a plumbing license vary by region, you can rest assured that hiring a licensed professional is the best way to minimize the chance of poor workmanship, fraud and health concerns.
Here’s what it takes to become a licensed plumber:
Plumbers can earn different licenses and certifications based on their training and experience. These vary by location, and not all are offered in every state, but the most common plumbing licenses and certifications include:
Choosing an unlicensed plumber for the job might save you a few dollars up front, but that’s where the benefits end. Don’t risk it — only hire a licensed pro, no matter the job, to ensure all the perks of professional experience:
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we go above and beyond to deliver the best plumbing services to our customers across North America. First, we are licensed, insured and ACE-certified. What’s more, everything we do is backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. To schedule reliable plumbing services in your area, please contact a Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing office near you today!
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