What are the Various Services Provided by Commercial Plumber?
Be it a business owner, a restaurant manager, or commercial complex developer; a leaky tap or a clogged pipe can spell disaster and even force one to shut shop for several days, till the issue is resolved. Precaution is better than cure! Why not opt for Commercial Plumbing services that can help alleviate such worries.
What are Commercial Plumbing services?
They are companies either networked or have a dedicated team of specialist plumbers. They provide planning consultancies, installations, as well as maintenance and repairing of pipes and plumbing fixtures for residential as well as commercial offices/ complexes, etc.
Commercial Service Company vs. Local Plumber
There are a number of reasons why to opt for a Commercial service provider for your plumbing needs:
They are fully equipped with the right tools. Some tools are expensive, but make the job easier.
They have specialist plumbers, according to the nature of the requirement. Not everyone knows everything. Face it, sometimes even your handyman plumber for 15 years may not have the expertise to deal with new plumbing problem.
They are more organized, as they provide fixed or contractual quotations. Local Plumbers may start the service with a quote depending on the nature of the requirement.
They can help plan plumbing layouts or repairs efficiently, while maintaining municipal codes. Local plumbers may not be aware of many municipal codes and make violations or take risks cutting down the bill.
They have a fast response system to attend to emergencies. Individual plumbers may have long waiting times.
How to choose the right Commercial Plumbing Service Provider?
It is not just about getting the work done, but getting it done well. When it comes to such basic services required to keep your business up and running. Keep these pointers in mind when looking for a suitable service provider:
- Look for yellow-page listings and online/offline review
Check for approvals and proper licensing of the company you may be considering. Companies with proper listing are bound to be more trustworthy and will do a good job.
- Look for establishments that have been around for a while
The credibility and trust in a company depends on the years of experience behind it. The reputation they have gained through years of satisfactory services. However, there may be a few exceptions of technologically advanced newcomers.
- Look for the Big names in the business
Though, they may be slightly more expensive, they offer a wide range of services like: Installation of water savers, waterproofing, laying pipelines for the sewage/plumbing system, replacing toilets, Repair and fixing of fixtures like shower heads, screens, faucets, etc.
- Look for convenience
There are many service providers, who are now available 24 X 7 and have a response window as small as 60 minutes to deal with emergencies.
- Look for One Point Contact
Choose a company that deals with varied supporting services such as, gas fitting, air-conditioning, boilers, Heating systems, fire-sprinklers, etc. Getting most of your work done under one roof removes the need to chase five different people for different aspects of plumbing requirements.
- Look for Support
Service providers that offer regular plumbing checks and maintenance contracts are always a good option. They help minimize losses at the times of emergencies. Some companies also provide advice on the types and brands of plumbing equipment to invest in to give better performance.
This may sound like a little too much for something as small as a plumbing job, but getting right Commercial Plumbing services is apt with the saying ‘A stitch in time saves nine!’
Guest Contributor, Amelie Lawrence