Plumbers hills district repair, maintain and install pipes, fixtures such as sinks, showers, tubs, laundry facilities, water treatment and heating facilities, as well as outside irrigation and water systems. Plumbers work on new and existing construction, as well as additions and rebuilds.
Plumbers must be familiar with the local plumbing codes and know when to apply them. They must be familiar with plumbing materials and what is acceptable under the plumbing codes. Most plumbing work is subject to inspection under local codes and the plumber has to have the ability to install or repair plumbing that will pass inspection. Often times passing the inspection will determine if the building is granted occupancy or a full use permit. This is critical if a family is waiting to move into a house or apartment or if an office or store opens according to schedule.
Plumber hills district | McMurray Plumbing is required to be licensed and unlicensed plumbers must work under the direct supervision of a licensed plumber. Plumbers can become licensed by serving in an apprentice program and passing the license exam. The apprentice program includes working a certain number of hours over the course of 2 to 5 years and work under the supervision of a licensed plumber. The time spent working the apprenticeship program must be documented according to the rules and regulations of apprenticeship.