Plumbers can be very expensive, however, there are several ways to get the most value for your money. The following can help you save money on your next plumbing repair:
Before you call:
Make a list of plumbing problems.
Group plumbing problems together and make one call.
Compare hourly rates of several plumbers.
Consider skill and experience.
Ensure that all exterior faucets are properly shut off during the cold weather.
Drain pipes if you will be away for an extended period of time.
Buy your own plumbing fixtures and have plumber install.
Reduce need to call a plumber by maintaining drains properly.
Use caution when putting food and organic matter down the drain.