Contracting A Plumber For Your New Build

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Hello darlings!

Many of us do not get the opportunity to build and design our houses that we live in, so if you get the chance, it is one that is worthwhile taking. However, you need to make sure that you do not go into a situation such as building your own home, without any prior knowledge, so you will need to do plenty of research on the subject. An excellent place to start would be to read through various online references which has plenty of advice on independent contractors. Unfortunately, the plumbing industry can sometimes get a bad reputation as there are some sub-standard contractors out there, but with the right research, you will be able to find a reputable and reliable one that will soon get the water running in your new home.

Have Your Plans Ready
Before you even start to look at plumbers, you will need to make sure that you have a set of plans that you can show potential contractors, so they will be able to quote you for their services. If possible, you should ask the architect for a couple of extra sets of plans for the various contractors that will need them during the build. Once you have the plans, you will then need to start the search for your plumbing contractor.

Ask For Recommendations

You may know a plumber already, or you can ask friends, family, and colleagues for any recommendations that they may have. As much as you may trust the person that recommends a plumber to you, take it under advisement and always speak to other contractors as well.

Use The Internet

Whether you are looking for commercial plumbers in Brisbane, or anywhere else in Australia, the internet can get you a list of companies that are all close to your location, and as well as providing you with links to their websites and contact details, it can also give you so much more. There are many independent review sites where people leave reviews of their dealings with a company, whether they be good, bad, or indifferent. When you have draw up a shortlist of potential contractors to hire, it is time to contact each of them.

Comparing The Service On Offer

When you start your search for a plumber to plumb your home, your main criteria should not only be the overall price. You should also be looking for a level of service and professionalism in the contractors you talk to, and you want to be made to feel at ease. Speak to each one of them and show them the plans, ask as many questions as you can and judge each one on their answers and reactions to you.

Making A Choice Of Contractor

When you have spoken to each one of the potentials and have been able to receive their quotes, as well as judge their level of service, you will then be able to make an informed decision as to which one to hire for the job. You will want to choose a balance of price, level of service, and also reputation; and before you know it, your new home will be one step closer to being ready for you to move in!
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23 comments

  1. These are some great tips for home repairs! We're planning to fix up our bathrooms in the next year so I appreciate the insight!

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  2. Thank you for these great tips. I have heard such nightmare stories about finding a plumber.

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  3. This was helpful. I'm apprehensive about getting a house built because of all the little nuances it comes along with. The process if buying a house is daunting enough without involving contractors and plumbers. Thanks for the information!

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  4. Thank you for this! We'll probably need a plumber down the line, so I'll keep this in mind.

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  5. Luckily I don't think I will ever build my house from the ground up. However even if you own your home or want to remodel you may still need to contact a plumber at some point. It's good to make informed decisions.

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  6. This is so valuable, and my husband and I plan to build in the future and I am starting to gain as much knowledge as possible on the topic!

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  7. Fantastic tips! Choosing a great contractor is so important. There are several people we know who have had serious difficulties with their contractors during remodeling projects. It really pays to do your homework, and then cross your fingers and hope things go as planned.

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  8. Finding a decent plumber is so hard! Thank you for these awesome tips! We are actually redoing our guest bathroom in December!

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  9. All great tips! We always make something new in our house, we like to change, from walls to new pieces of furnitures, and often is not so simple reaching what we desire!

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  10. I guess this is going to be really helpful when I move into my own flat and have everything remade to my tastes! They are all great tips!

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  11. Some useful tips that can help with one's plumbing works. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Such clean and sharp designs. Love it.

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  13. These are such great tips and things to keep in mind. Being informed and doing research beforehand can save you a lot of time and money when it comes to plumbing!

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  14. You are so right that professionalism is important! A plumber's job is important, so you want to make sure you book one that will handle the job well.

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  15. When getting a repairs, it is important to research first in order to know the basics. Also don't hesitate to ask questions too. Super agree on the list above. Most importantly it is suggested to get some recommendations as well.

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  16. Wonderful tips! Finding a good plumber is not easy. I'll keep it in mind and also pin it!

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  17. Thanks for sharing these tips. We need to replum out whole water system.

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  18. Great tips. I usually use recommendations from friends that have used a plumber and that was good.

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  19. Trying to do work in your home can be time consuming. But these are great recommendations when you are getting started. And definitely check with friends about plumbers because good ones are hard to find.

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  20. I agree that the internet can be a great way of finding a plumber but I would also recommend checking recommendations like you also stated. After all you want to make sure you hire the right person for the job.

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  21. These are great tips for contracting a plumber for your new build. It is important to go with word of mouth as well as checking reviews on the internet. Thanks for sharing the tips.

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  22. I would love to have a home where I am in control of the layout and structure of my home. Good tips!

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  23. These are always helpful tips for anyone looking for a plumber.It is always good to check their previous work done and reputation before awarding.As an engineer,I always request at least three quotations before selecting the service provider.That will help to find the best price...

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