How to find plumbers near me?

Posted on 4/18/2019

Finding a plumber is much easier than in years past. With online directories, newspapers, leaflets, there is a lot of ways to find a plumber, any plumber. But finding a good plumber you can trust can be a nightmare.

It’s no longer as simple as looking someone up in the Yellow Pages, the Internet can be a minefield of charlatans and cowboys who are happy to take your money – but may not be so happy about actually fixing your plumbing.

Finding any plumber is easy, finding a good plumber you can trust is another thing altogether

And, as most people have come home to experience, when you have a plumbing emergency you really need someone who knows what they are doing, and who will charge a fair price for the work done.

  1. Ask friends and family

    Your first port of call should be to ask friends and colleagues. Word of mouth and personal recommendations still carry a lot of weight, and it’s an easy way to find good tradesperson. Everyone uses plumbers, so you may well get lucky and find someone in your social circle knows someone good already.

    When you really need a plumber, you want to know they'll fix your problem at a fair price

    In which case, problem solved. But what if they don’t?

  2. Ask other tradespeople

    Another good group of people to ask are other tradespeople. Do you have people who’ve helped out in other areas who may be able to recommend someone good? Generally, if you trust the work one tradesperson has done, then you can rely on their recommendations and rest fairly easy with the work their colleagues will do.

    A reliable tradesperson in one trade may know other reliable tradespeople able to help you

    As we’ve mentioned, you should be cautious of the huge number of adverts that exist on the internet and even local radio. How can you verify these people are actually as good as they claim to be?

  3. Use a trusted, established company

    Hero at Local Heroes we do our utmost to remove all doubt when it comes to finding reliable plumbers. Not only do we personally check every tradesperon on our platform, we guarantee all work with our 12 Month Guarantee - backed by British Gas.

    Local Heroes pride ourselves on personally assuring that every tradesperson we represent is skilled, trustworthy and dependable.

    Using our website couldn’t be simpler. Just pop in the type of tradesperson you’re looking for, what you need help with and your postcode. We’ll find you a Local Heroes plumber who fits your brief.

    And we guarantee they’ll get it sorted as quickly as they can.

    So actually, finding a plumber you can trust is as easy as visiting our website.