Plumbing is an essential part of your day-to-day life. When you hire a plumber to clean your drains, repair 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 a few 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 rest assured that hiring a licensed professional is the best way to reduce the chance of poor workmanship, fraud and health concerns.
Here’s what it takes to get a plumber’s license:
Plumbers can receive various licenses and certifications based on their training 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 might be cheaper initially, 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 McElroy Service Experts, we go above and beyond to provide the best plumbing services to our clients throughout 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 McElroy Service Experts office near you today!
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