How to Talk to Your Plumber

Published Date: March 9th, 2023 | Category: Plumbing Tips

plumber St Paul all ways drainsWhen you have to call a plumber to your St Paul home or business, it’s probably a stressful time. You’re either dealing with a needed repair or some type of remodeling project, and both of those situations can be a bit overwhelming. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to prepare for your plumber’s visit and to make it a little less stressful on yourself and maybe even a bit easier to resolve too.

When You Need a Plumber for Repairs

When your plumber arrives, give him as much background as possible about the problem. When did you first notice it was an issue? Has it progressively gotten worse? Have you tried anything to fix it? What brand or make/model is the fixture or appliance, and how old is it? Do you know anything about who installed it?

Our plumber will then take a look at the issue you are having and let you know if it can be repaired or if it should be replaced. We will recommend a replacement when the cost of fixing it will be more than the cost of replacing it.

After the problem has been resolved, it is a good idea to ask your plumber about what can be done to prevent the problem in the future, if anything. You can also ask if the problem is something you might be able to fix on your own in the future.

When You Need a Plumber for Remodeling

You might need a plumber to help with a home improvement project, especially if it’s your kitchen or bathroom. We can help you figure out the best brand of water-using appliance or bathroom fixture or faucet to get if you’re still undecided. We can even give you recommendations on which ones will help you save water (and money).

You will definitely need a plumber for more complex plumbing-related issues during the remodeling process, like moving or installing drains, pipes and other fixtures.Your plumber will also be able to tell you about the latest plumbing trends and which appliances or fixtures will be the best bang for your buck, but he will also know which ones will best suit your budget too.

If you would like more information on hiring a plumber in St Paul or the surrounding area, call us at All Ways Drains at 612-922-9422, or you can contact us and get a Free Estimate.