Why call a Plano Plumber VS. a Plano Handyman
Why call a Plano Plumber vs. a Plano Handyman
When it comes to deciding who to hire, it’s worth remembering the impact properly functioning, modern plumbing has on our existence. It’s not necessary to get extravagant, but it is essential to get it done right. A licensed Plano plumber has been trained to do plumbing repairs and installation properly without jeopardizing your family’s health and that of your neighbors.Let’s face it; even in the grand scheme of things plumbing is extremely important. Just imagine what life would be like without plumbing.
It’s not only your personal well-being that we’re safeguarding by getting the job done right. Improvements to water delivery and sewer systems over the past 100 years have made an incredible impact on the public health in this country and around the world. It was not so long ago that cross contamination of sewage and potable water and inadequate access to clean water for washing led to epidemic outbreaks of cholera, typhoid fever, dysentery and even the flu.
If a system that provides water through a house or through a dwelling or in a public building is designed, built and maintained properly it is critical in ensuring the health of individuals that live and work there. In the developed world it is seen clearly that as other causes of water related disease are progressively controlled. The importance of plumbing is increasingly seen in outbreaks of disease. Many of those outbreaks are very small and may not be detected.
Whenever you are in need of a plumbing repair, it is in your best interest to call a licensed Plano Plumbing Company. Harvey West Plumbing will always send licensed plumbers to your home or business.
Texas State Law Sec. 1301.351
A person may not engage in the business of plumbing unless:
1) The person holds a license or endorsement or is registered under this chapter; or
2) The person’s work is supervised and controlled by a person licensed under this chapter.
Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners Definitions as stated on the TSBPE Website)
Maintenance Man or Maintenance Engineer – “Plumbing work performed by a maintenance man or maintenance engineer is not exempt from state law and municipal rules and ordinances regarding plumbing codes, plumbing permits and plumbing inspections. Such Maintenance individuals shall not engage in plumbing work for the general public.
Journeyman Plumber– “An individual licensed under this Act who has met the qualifications for registration, who has completed at least 8,000 hours working under the supervision of a master plumber, who supervises, engages in, or works at the actual installation, alteration, repair, service and renovating of plumbing, and who has successfully fulfilled the examinations and requirements of the Board.”
Master Plumber – “An individual licensed under this Act who is skilled in the planning, superintending, and the practical installation, repair and service of plumbing, who secures permits for plumbing work, who is knowledgeable about the codes, ordinances, or rules and regulations governing those matters, who alone, or through and individual or individuals under his supervision, performs plumbing work and who has successfully fulfilled the examinations and requirements of the Board.”