March 01 2017 0Comment
Commercial Plumbing

9 Qualities of a Good Emergency Plumber

(Last Updated On: November 9, 2017)

An emergency plumber needs to be someone you can trust and is reliable.

When you find yourself in a situation which requires the services of an emergency plumber you need to know that you can trust the services of the company you are relying on. If you are responsible for multiple properties such as body corporate management or a real estate property manager, it is worth doing some research before you employ a plumbing company to handle your plumbing needs.

Here are some of the things you need to consider when looking for an emergency plumber:

24/7 Service

A reputable plumbing company that offers a 24/7 service is a necessity when looking for the right plumber. Here at RTL Plumbing we offer a 24/7 365 days a year, on-call emergency service for all our real estate, body corporate and property development clients, which ensures our clients receive an excellent and reliable service at any time.


You need to know that your emergency plumber is trustworthy. There are lots of dodgy contractors in the world and you need to ensure that your emergency plumber isn’t one of them. Working with a reputable plumbing company is a good start, that way you will know that the plumber isn’t going to try and rip you off. With some research you can quickly find out what others are saying about the company and if they seem to live up to your standards.


You need a reliable emergency plumber who you know is going to turn up when you need them to.  They will show up when you’ve agreed they should arrive, and will do the job properly, not just a quick questionable fix. If you are worried about the cost, a reliable emergency plumber will be able to do temporary repairs and then return the following day to complete the work.


You need an emergency plumber who is well prepared, has come equipped with the right tools for the job and any tools they may need over the course of the job. The last thing you want is to have to wait for your plumber to go get the right tools and come back, when you had to call them out at midnight.


It is important that your emergency plumber is capable of answering your questions, and answering them in terms you will understand. A plumbing problem that happens in a property you are responsible for means that you need to know what the problem is, a good plumber will understand this and be happy to ensure you understand what the problem is.  Our plumbers will talk to the resident/caller to determine if an afterhours callout which may avoid the extra cost of an afterhours job.


When you need to call out an emergency plumber you need to know you are going to get a qualified and capable plumber. That’s where it is great to have a relationship established with a reputable plumbing company that offers a 24/7 service such as RTL Plumbing. That way you know you will be getting a plumber who knows what they’re doing.


In most instances when you have to call out an emergency plumber it is going to be at an inconvenient time. The last thing you want after your plumber leaves is to have to clean up after your plumber. A truly professional plumber will treat your property with respect. They will do their best not to trek dirt inside and they will clean up after themselves.


A good emergency plumber needs to be able to ensure their own safety whilst completing the job, and ensure they don’t put themselves, you or your property in danger.

It is important when you have to call an emergency plumber that you know you are going to get a plumber you can trust, who will do the job properly and in a timely manner. Here at RTL Plumbing our 24/7, 365 days a year, call out service for our corporate clients ensures that they receive reliable service at any time. If you are looking for a plumbing company you can trust with your properties, why not talk to the team at RTL Plumbing today.

Call us on 1300 000 RTL (785) or fill in the contact form here and one of our friendly team will call you back at a time that suits you.

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