Choosing The Right Hamilton Plumber

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Choosing a plumber is a decision more than making a phone call. It’s best to make a wise decision for your mind and wallet. When making the decision to a hire a plumbing pro, take the time to think carefully. A lot of people choose a plumber out desperation. It’s good to avoid that. A plumber who isn’t reputable will pick up on your desperation and will take advantage of you. It’s a good idea to have a reliable, professional plumbing company in your address book, then you will always be ready. Your plumbing needs may cover an installation of sort, a needed plumber during a renovation or an emergency.

Find a Hamilton plumbing company that has been in business for a long time. For instance, Archie Horn & Son Ltd. has been serving the residential and commercial plumbing needs of many homes and businesses since 1936! Ask friends, co-workers and family for their recommendations. Especially if the work that you need to be done has been completed at a friend’s home. If you are acquainted with a contractor or other professional, such as an electrician, they may have a few recommendations for you. They will be honest with you. Consider all of these people as part of your network. A Google search while reading reviews is a good idea also. It amazing what online reviews will reveal, good and bad.

Don’t forget to get quotes from Hamilton plumbers for larger jobs such as HVAC, water pump, pool heating system installations and large repairs that involve plumbing issues. A reputable company will service all your plumbing needs and have staff members on their team able to perform the tasks needed from start to finish. If you’ve used a plumbing company for a large job, you’re ready for any emergency that may occur. All plumbers should be licensed by the way. Gathering quotes is also the optimal time to see if the company is the right fit for you. You should feel comfortable asking questions. After all, it’s your money. The cost quoted should include parts and labour, as well as the estimated time to complete the work at hand. The quoted cost may be a general cost in conversation but the actual work should be quoted quite close to the actual cost. There should also be a parts and labour warranty on all work that is performed.

If you have an emergency, a good plumber will also be quick to respond and offer cost effective solutions to your needs. Actually, a good plumbing service will always discuss the mechanics of the job and the related costs with you, whether or not it’s an emergency. A reputable plumbing service will come to your aid with the tools needed to complete the task. Any job should not be too big or too small. Everything from a leaky faucet to an HVAC install should be completed by licensed and trained plumbing professionals.


Find a company you’re comfortable with, has a lot of experience covering all plumbing needs and will put the customer first. Remember to make a well-thought decision. These tips will help reduce your stress and have you prepared for any situation that may arise or any future task you may need to hire a plumber to perform. For your free plumbing or HVAC quote call the pros at Archie Horn & Son Ltd. today at (905) 318-5020.