Plumbing Tips Everyone Need To Know
BY LAURIE LAGRANGE
At some point, everyone needs a plumber. Whether it’s to fix a leaky faucet or upgrade a bathroom, veteran plumber and owner of Pukana’s Ohana Plumbing LLC Kamae Ching wants readers to know what to ask for before placing that call for help.
“Sadly, I’ve seen cases where residents, especially our kupuna, bring in plumbers and get charged $500 or more for unfinished work,” says Ching, who also serves as the company’s president. “They call us to come in and either finish the job or fix what’s been done improperly.”
Ching says there are steps consumers can take to avoid this scenario:
• Make sure the company is a licensed contractor with licensed plumbers.
• Hire a company that is bonded and insured.
• Identify the problem as best you can, so the plumber can provide you with an accurate estimate…