Common Services Offered by Commercial Plumbing Contractors

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Installing Plumbing in a New Building

Commercial plumbing contractors provide an estimate for installing plumbing in new buildings based on the building plans, municipal codes and industry standards. Plumbing is installed after the shell of the building is completed by the builders. Along with internal plumbing, faucets, bathtubs, toilets and showers are installed by the plumbers.  Commercial plumbing contractors make use of their extensive industry experience and knowledge of new developments in the field to provide accurate estimates and quality work for their customers. They also deploy more skilled employees to handle the work to the customer’s satisfaction. The plumbing contractors also try to keep the work site as safe as possible for their workers to prevent accidents during the installation. By using newer techniques and instruments they can reduce the time taken to install new plumbing. Good plumbing reduces maintenance repairs in future and keeps the building free from potential damage. Commercial plumbers also handle plumbing works for extensions done to existing buildings with very little disruption to the residents.


Replacing Old Plumbing

Old buildings mostly have metal pipes for carrying water. With advances in technology, the need for metal piping has been done away with. Now CPVC pipes are used in buildings in place of metal pipes. Sometimes, the piping may be blocked by plant growth or rust, reducing the water flow. So, homeowners may want to replace old plumbing along with the faucets and other accessories in an old building. Commercial plumbing contractors carry out this work by first estimating time, labor and costs accurately. They also change old plumbing and make necessary repairs with minimal breakage of walls and tiling. Commercial plumbing contractors can also renovate old bathrooms and kitchens with modern accessories and tiling, based on the homeowner’s requirements.

Emergency Plumbing Services

Plumbing systems can fail sometimes because of climate changes- for example, a spell of cold weather can cause water to freeze up in pipes and cause them to burst. More commonly, basements or bathrooms can get flooded because of a broken pipe. Homeowners look for plumbers who can quickly respond to such emergencies and carry out repair work. This is where a commercial plumbing contractor is useful. They often have emergency response teams for home repair who can reach the customer’s home within 24 hours and carry out quick repairs. They also have a ready store of plumbing supplies with them which they can access for repairs even at odd hours in cases of emergency. This lets the plumbers reduce response times for emergency work even further. This efficient response lets the homeowner get about his work with minimal disruption in his daily routine.

Repairing Faulty Plumbing Work

Sometimes homeowners get taken for a ride by unskilled plumbers. Faulty installation work leads to continuing niggling complaints related to the plumbing. These could be major- like pipe bursts or minor- like slow rate of water flowing in the taps. A commercial plumbing contractor can diagnose the faults based on their long years of experience, and suggest changes and repair work to the homeowner. They can provide a reasonable estimate and carry out the work quickly to the homeowner’s satisfaction. With the right kind of repairs in place, homeowners can avoid water damage and extend the life of their home.

How to Choose the Right Commercial Plumbing Contractor

Commercial plumbing contractors can be contacted by referrals, direct meetings or by telephone and email. Satisfied customers refer efficient plumbers to their friends and family circle, which helps them choose a good professional. Plumbers also advertise through local papers, leaflets, television advertisements and the internet. They maintain an internet presence which helps customers get in touch with them either by phone or email. The right choice of plumbing contractor saves homeowners a lot of potential trouble. So, readers can use these easy methods to contact an efficient plumbing contractor (

Herman M. Ridinger