After years of usage, our drains and pipes can become clogged by sediments or pollutants that have accumulated over the years.
While some of these plumbing issues can be solved easily using DIY methods, others require a huge amount of effort or even the help of plumbing experts to help solve the issue.
When do I need plumbing drain services?
The obvious reason you need plumbing drain services is when your drains are clogged and drain cleaning products cannot solve the issue.
Foreign objects lodged in your toilet or garbage disposal, completely blocked drains and broken pipes are common reasons to bring in plumbing drain cleaning services.
Professional plumbers can diagnose serious issues such as major damage to the main drain pipe or sewage system.
Regular plumbing drain services can be helpful in preventing problems caused by your drainage system. It is advisable to engage in a regular draining maintenance package with your plumber to ensure your drains are in good condition.
What are the repair work that plumbers undertake?
Every plumber may offer different kinds of pluming services, it is best to check with the plumber on what the can offer before engaging them.
Some of the common plumbing services include:
- Toiletbowl choke
- Floortrap/drain choke
- Sink choke
- Pipe leak/burst pipe
- Faulty tap leak
- Toilet bowl flush leak
- Concealed pipe leaks
- Bidet installation
- Water heater repair and installation
- Toilet bowl replacement
- Plugging of pipe leakage
- Pipe installation
- Clearing of Choked pipes, basin, toilet bowls, floor traps, manholes etc, by manual labour or machine assisted
- Supply and installation of water heaters (instant or storage) and dustbins
- Installation for kitchen plumbing
- Installation for bathroom plumbing
- Installation for shower plumbing
- Installation for sewage plumbing
Hiring a reliable plumber In Singapore
Plumbers in Singapore require a PUB license to be able to work in this trade. You can also view the profiles and past portfolio of plumbers in SGHomeNeeds directory.
From 1 April 2018, only PUB Licensed Plumbers (LPs) licensed under this revised scheme are allowed to carry out water service and sanitary works.
Consumers who hire unlicensed plumbers for tasks more complex than the installation of a sink or unblocking of floor traps could be fined or jailed.
Can I get a quote over the phone?
Most plumbers have many years of experience and can give a good estimate, however these phone quotes may subject to change once the plumber sees the job as there are many intricate details which may be overlooked.
Most plumbers prefer assessing the problems on the spot before able to give an accurate quotation. We have come up with a good cost guide which can help you estimate how much your job will cost.
Why can’t plumbers commit a price over the phone?
While hiring a plumber has certainly been made easy with the emergence of online directories, it is actually impossible for plumbers to know the work to be done just by verbal description. A simple leaking problem may be due to some much more complex problem which the plumber has to identify.
Many details may be overlooked which may affect the pricing. Most plumbers prefer assessing the problems on the spot before able to give an accurate quotation.
How much in advance do i have to make an appointment with a plumber?
Due to the nature of work, most 24 hours plumbers are able to respond to you within 30 minutes to an hour. For maintenance jobs, it is best to fix exact dates so both you and the plumbers can schedule in advance.
Engaging a reliable plumber in Singapore
SGHomeNeeds provides a list of top rated plumbers in Singapore which homeowners can engage for free.
You can check out other home improvement categories to look for other ratings and reviews of other home professionals.