During uncertain economic times brought on by a pandemic it can be common for home owners to make efforts to save money on home improvements whenever they can. However, professional tradespeople want you to know that sometimes saving a buck can mean long term losses in the future.
That’s especially true when it comes to your plumbing.
“One of my favourite sayings is, we like to fix what you tried to repair,” said Anthony Davis, owner of Greater Sudbury Plumbing. “Plumbing isn’t something to take lightly. There are consequences to doing it wrong. I don’t just trust anyone to change the brakes on my car because I don’t want to find out on the highway that there is a problem. If you have a loose waterline and it lets go a month down the road you’ve just flooded your basement and ruined your new renovation.”
Davis says there are five good reasons why people in need of plumbing services should hire a professional company over unlicensed technicians.
“The first thing is that it’s illegal,” said Davis, who opened Greater Sudbury Plumbing in 2016. “No one other than the homeowner or a registered plumber can legally fix plumbing because plumbing is a licensed trade. There is a reason why only homeowners and licensed tradespeople can pull permits. There could be harsh consequences to hiring an unregistered company could be doing illegal plumbing which could lead to future property damage.”
Hiring a professional ensures all the working…