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 like the assurance of a job well done. While reading reviews and considering the company’s reputation 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 supply 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 top way to reduce the chance of poor workmanship, fraud and health problems.
Here’s what it takes to become a licensed plumber:
Plumbers can earn various licenses and certifications based on their education 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 may 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 Knochelmann Service Experts, we go above and beyond to deliver 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 Knochelmann Service Experts office near you today!
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