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Why is it important to have a trained plumber?

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Let’s face it: plumbing problems are some of the messiest issues in the home repair world. When you’re dealing with water and sewage, the chances of a huge mess increase significantly. If you trust your plumbing work to the wrong professional, or if you try to tackle the job on your own, then you are setting yourself up for a serious setback. Instead, make sure you have your plumbing work performed by a trained and licensed plumber.

At James A. Wheat & Sons, we believe in providing our customers with fully trained and certified plumbers. That’s why our team holds the WSSC Plumbing and Gas Certification, the DC Plumbing and Gas Certification and the Maryland Plumbing and Gas Certification. Learn more about our plumbing certifications by calling our team today at 240-399-5051.

Benefits of a trained plumber

Below are some of the reasons a licensed and insured plumber is the best option for your plumbing problems.

Proper training ensures the work is done right

Proper training ensures that your plumbing job is done right the first time without costly, time consuming mistakes. Trained plumbers know what to do for a variety of plumbing problems, and they bring experience and expertise to every job that they perform. They know the most effective ways to deal with plumbing problems, and the safest techniques to use to ensure the repairs last.

Proper credentials mean the plumber’s knowledge was put to the test

In order to receive certification and licensure, a plumber has to pass the state’s credential requirements, which includes a plumbing exam. This means that the plumber’s knowledge has been tested and proven. In other words, you can move forward with confidence, knowing that your chosen plumber knows his stuff.

Proper credentials mean the plumbing services are legal

Finally, trained and certified plumbers are legally able to work on plumbing and gas systems in Maryland or Washington, D.C. If the plumber does not follow the rules put forth by the licensing entity, then he or she can be held liable. This is an added layer of protection for you.

Licensed plumbers in DC, MD & VA

Don’t leave your latest plumbing problem up to chance. Instead, get in touch with the expert plumbers at James A. Wheat & Sons. We take pride in boasting top plumbing qualifications and can provide you with the installations, repairs, and maintenance you need.

Call 240-399-5051 or fill out a contact form today to schedule plumbing services with James A. Wheat & Sons today!