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’d expect 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 assign 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 be certain that hiring a licensed professional is the top way to minimize the chance of poor workmanship, fraud and health concerns.
Here’s what it takes to obtain a plumber’s license:
Plumbers can earn multiple licenses and certifications based on their training and experience. These vary by location, and not all are available in every state, but the most familiar plumbing licenses and certifications include:
Selecting an unlicensed plumber for the job could 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 Comfort Masters Service Experts, we go above and beyond to provide 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 Comfort Masters Service Experts office near you today!
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