by Duane Blanton on June 13, 2014

Hiring a Plumber to Remodel a Kitchen

 

Kitchen RemodelingThe kitchen is probably the most important area of a home. It should be stylish, attractive, functional and comfortable. Remodeling a kitchen can certainly enhance the look and feel of a home, and increase its market value to potential buyers. Large plumbing projects like kitchen remodeling usually require hiring a trained plumber. You may be wondering how to go about hiring a plumber for your kitchen remodeling. Here are steps to hiring a good plumber for your kitchen remodel project.

Get Recommendations

Talk to people you know, including relatives, friends and neighbors who have hired a plumber recently for remodeling or new construction work. If these people were satisfied with the work done by the plumber, they will be happy to recommend them to you. Keep in mind that you want a plumber for a remodeling or construction project, not for repair. Most quickie-plumber vans you see driving all over town specialize in emergency jobs. A remodeling plumber will come prepared on a scheduled date and perform solid work. You can also get names of remodel plumbers through real estate professionals.

Check License And Permits

As potential plumbers to provide their license numbers. Reputable plumbers will have proof of license and their numbers ready and are happy to give them to you. Using the license number, check the plumber’s background to be sure that he is licensed with the state. You can visit your state’s licensing website to conduct the investigation. Also keep in mind that plumbers should have knowledge of the city’s building code requirements, carry adequate liability insurance and provide a workers’ compensation policy.

Check Reputation

Good plumbers usually have good reputation among customers and in the industry. Check with the Better Business Bureau to find out if a potential plumber has had any complaints filed against him, and if so how it was resolved. Also visit online reviews of plumbers and plumbing companies in your area to read what people are saying about plumbers they have hired. Pay attention to see if the name of the plumber you’re considering comes up. By reading the posts you will be able to know which plumbers come highly recommended in your area.

Hiring a certified plumber doesn’t have to be difficult. You simply need to take your time and perform some research. Remodeling a kitchen is a big project, and with the quality kitchen remodeling services offered by a reliable plumber, you can have your dream kitchen. Use these tips to help hire you hire a good plumber for your kitchen remodeling.

Thinking about a home remodeling project? Call Duane Blanton at (847) 855-0000, your #1 Round Lakes plumber!

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