Do you have an emergency plumbing issue that needs attention? Building or changing your kitchen, bathroom or laundry? Plumbing services cover a range of tasks within your home.
Plumbers can find and fix water leaks or unblock smelly drains. They replace old hot water systems with new efficient systems, repair and replace leaking toilets – Showers, sinks and grease trap can all be given a new lease of life thanks to the talents of your local plumber too.
Choosing the right plumber service need not be a bit of a gamble.
Finding the best plumber for the job takes a little bit of shopping around. Some specialise in blocked drains or bathroom renovations while others offer 24-hour emergency plumbing services. Ask a number of plumbers for quotes before making a decision. It makes sense to get the best value for money for your plumbing services, but make sure you’re not scrimping on quality.
It’s also a smart move to check the plumber’s licence and qualifications and ensure they’re also insured. They should be a member of the Master Plumbers Association. Your plumber may also guarantee their work, which can held put your mind at ease.
Your project costs will vary, depending on its complexity. Like any other trade, plumbers charge an hourly rate and will also charge for any materials your home needs.
The amount plumbers changes varies wildly between $70 to $220 per hour, but you can probably safely expect to pay a median rate of $100 per hour for labour. Your plumber could also charge a callout fee, particularly if it’s an after-hours job. For standard jobs, such as unblocking a drain or installing a toilet, many local plumbers can quote a flat rate.
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