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A Plumber for Santa: Finding a Plumbing Professional During the Holidays

3 Aspects of a Reputable Plumbing Company

During the season of giving and family gatherings, there is no time for messing around to find a reliable plumbing system professional. When people need help this time of year, they tend to need it urgently. What is the best way to find a plumbing company that can get the job done?  

Typing “a plumber near me” or San Francisco plumbers” may be a good start, but this is only the first step to finding good information on a plumbing service that will be what a customer needs.

Positive Customer Feedback and Recommendationsreviews

While it is still easy to find a list of plumbers in the phone book or through a simple online search, the problem is how to choose one that a person feels confident working with. While no one can expect to see a 100% positive record, many good reviews do weigh in favorably for a company. Google, Facebook, and Yelp offer plenty of reviews on every type of business imaginable. 

When a potential client begins reading reviews, it may get overwhelming, so looking for keywords about the company’s service and behavior can be helpful. Below are a few examples:

  • Answers questions
  • Excellent work
  • Fast
  • Friendly
  • Good service
  • Helpful
  • Knowledgeable
  • On Time
  • Prompt
  • Reasonable
  • Reasonably priced

They Are Fully Licensed and Insured

Having the proper licensing and insurance is important for those doing the work and is also important for the customer. If a plumber is fully licensed, a customer knows that they have been through rigorous training and testing and are up to date on codes and other safety standards for building and installation. 

Insurance is important for both parties as well. If there is an accident on site, one will need insurance to cover any damages to persons or property. If workers are hurt, then workman’s compensation should be in place. This protects the home, the homeowners, the business, and its employees.

There Is a Membership or Maintenance Planmaintenance

While it is not a requirement that a business has a maintenance plan, these are often used in the current market to benefit both company and customer. These plans typically consist of a monthly (or some other regular interval of time) fee that keeps the plumbing company on retainer. When maintenance issues and minor repairs come up, a member needs only to call and the service will be free of charge because the fees have been paid. 

Advantages of a Maintenance Membership:

  • Saves Money: The customer pays one fee that covers a large amount of work and maintenance.
  • Priority Service: Some memberships offer a “skip the line” option that gives a client priority service when they call instead of having to wait for other calls to be dealt with first.
  • Confidence: The client can have a worry-free holiday knowing that their plumbing is in the best shape it can be.

About Magic Plumbing

Magic Plumbing has served the Bay Area for more than 40 years. They offer same-day service and 24/7 live answer for emergencies. Call them today for plumbing service in San Francisco, CA.