19th February, 2019

Why You Should Hire a Commercial Plumber For Your Business

When you need a plumber at work it’s easy to jump online and search for the closest plumber that can show up immediately. But did you know that you should be searching for a commercial plumber rather than getting residential plumber to install or maintain your commercial plumbing structure?

You may think ‘a plumber’s a plumber’! But there are some very important differences between a commercial and residential plumbing job.

A leaky tap can look the same in a home or office to an untrained eye. But a commercial plumber will see all the potential problems that come along with it that just don’t happen in the home. They’ll also have the expertise to investigate what’s going on and be able to fix any other underlying structure issues.

We know that plumbing can be confusing so we’ve put together some points to help you understand the benefits of hiring a commercial plumber and how it can make a big difference to your business.

Bigger Business – Bigger problems

Residential works are typically on a much smaller scale than any plumbing works in an office or restaurant. Additionally the codes and requirements for plumbing works in residential homes aren’t subject to the same set of standards as commercial work.

Because commercial jobs are often on a much bigger scale with their pipes taking more use and abuse by an entire apartment building, an office building or a busy restaurant. Because of this high-usage there are different permits and codes for commercial plumbing.

Your large commercial appliances are also in high use – so scale and gunk builds up very quickly. With a commercial plumber working for you, they will be able to put together a maintenance schedule – which means that you won’t have to worry about waiting until something breaks before getting it fixed.

 

They Have All the Right Tools For the Job

There’s a lot of equipment that’s specific to commercial jobs that just isn’t needed when servicing a home plumbing system. This means that if you call a local residential plumber to help with your cafe’s kitchen maintenance, there’s a high chance they just won’t have the right tools at their disposal.

A good residential plumber will know this and be able to direct you to a commercial plumber, but there’s always a chance that they won’t and try to do the job themselves using the wrong tools. Which can end up costing you a fortune in the long run!

Some of the technology that commercial plumbers have are…


Problem Solving

A commercial plumber will see your problems differently from one who works mostly in the home. A running toilet in the home means just that, but in an apartment block or office building this could mean that there’s something else at play. A commercial plumber will have the right skills to be able to investigate other floors and bathrooms and discover any underlying problems with the overall plumbing structure.

And speaking of plumbing structure, it’s always far more complex and working on one part of the system can alter another part. Only a commercial plumber will have the experience to understand and find out how these structures are laid out.

They’ll Save You Money

When you’ve got a commercial plumber working for your business, they’ll quickly learn all the ins and outs of your plumbing structure. A good plumber will be have to help you with preventative maintenance and can even develop a schedule for you. So when you do need something fixed they’ll be able to do the work quicker and with your individual needs in mind. Which means you’ll be saving money and time – and getting your business up and running even faster!

Find out all the commercial plumbing services that Emu Plumbing have to offer to see how we can be your one-stop-shop for all your commercial plumbing needs.

Now that you’re ready to hire a commercial plumber, its all about finding the right one. So we’ve put together some simple time for what to look for in your commercial plumber.

If you need a commercial plumber, call us today on 07 3358 3201 or get in touch online.

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    The team at Emu plumbing never fail to impress. Tony, Niles, Eli and Joseph are all beyond excellent in their work. Fast responses, extremely polite, and honest work. They’re very thorough and take time to explain situations to make sure everyone understands what is being done and why, they hold a great attention to detail and always clean up after themselves. I can’t recommend Emu enough.

    Thank you guys!

    Airport Hacienda Motel
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    I needed to call an emergency plumber on a Saturday afternoon for issues at the office where I work in Kingsford Smith Drive in Eagle Farm. I called two local after-hours plumbers without success. Emu answered on the first ring although already busy with a job down the road. They estimated they would be finished with the current job and would be at the office by 4.30 pm which they were. They did a very thorough, excellent job, with photographic evidence, were very reasonably priced and very professional/ I would highly recommend them and use their services again without hesitation.

    Teresa S, Happy After Hours Customer
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    Wayne W, Equipment Finance and Leasing
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    Efficient, reliable and friendly service. I would recommend Emu plumbing!
    Chris A, Waterstop Solutions QLD

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