Many entrepreneurs start up service companies thinking that they are going to be plumbers, lawyers, dentists, realtors etc. Or they decide to sell coffee, candy or clothes. They all make the same mistake – successful businesses do not sell services or goods – they are marketing companies. Marketing is the engine that drives your business!
During the interview process, ask each company the same questions, and make a distinction between the cost of labor and the cost of materials. Depending on your area, it may be more cost-effective to purchase the solar sheets yourself and simply pay the solar sheet installers for the installation.
You can find a good plumber online. When you find a plumber, conduct an interview if you need to. You should feel comfortable and be able to communicate effectively with the plumber. Ask about his experience and education. Ask the plumber questions about the problems you are experiencing, and see how smart he is. There are many respectable plomeros en monterrey around, and they would be happy to help you.
Before you begin it’s critical to locate the water shut off valves. Most sinks have two, found in the cupboard under the sink, and you’ll usually find one behind the toilet. The tub or shower shut offs can be found in all manner of places. Just keep looking. In case of emergency you’ll want to know the location of the main shutoff too. Memorize this: turn the valve in a clockwise direction to stop the water.
Even though I couldn’t do this successfully; I would recommend this as a first step if you do know local people when you move to a new city like Denver. This should be the first thing you do because nothing beats actual experience of people who can recommend someone who did a good job on their own plumbing system. Nothing beats a personal recommendation because most of us wouldn’t steer another homeowner wrong.
Insulate the pipes in your home and yard. Insulated pipes prevent bursting pipes, and reduce energy waste. Wrap exposed pipes before freezing temperatures arrive in the Winter time.
While checking cost of service, you should also look at the quality of service. Consult your friends, colleagues, neighbors and see if they have anything to say about the plumber you are going to work with. You can also ask local acquaintances to help you find a plumber in the city. Word of mouth is still the most powerful way of finding local services.