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When Should You Call an Emergency Plumber in Edmonton?

We are often asked by Edmonton home and business owners with a plumbing issue whether it’s an emergency situation. However, the reality is that there’s never a convenient time for a home or business owner to call (and hire) a plumber, there are certainly moments when it is absolutely mandatory that you call an emergency plumber in Edmonton.

The main concern that constitutes a plumbing emergency is whether or not there is flooding. Therefore, if there is any sign of a flood you will need to call a plumber immediately. However, if it’s not and it is after hours, you should be able to wait till regular business hours for service.

If you are the operator of a restaurant or night club, a plumbing emergency could possibly shut you down for the night, resulting in lost revenue. In order words, a reliable plumbing contractor such as JW Brian Mechanical is essential for avoiding a disaster. We are available 24/7 for all your plumbing emergencies.

To help you understand the underlying causes of an emergency plumbing scenario in Edmonton, we have created this simple article that outlines the most common emergencies.

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What to Look For in a Good Plumber or Plumbing Contractor in Edmonton?

What to Look For in a Good Plumber or Plumbing Contractor in Edmonton? Plumbing is a compulsory trade, meaning the only people allowed to work in this trade, by law, are either Certified Journeyman or Registered Apprentices. For many in need of a plumber in Edmonton, the process of finding and hiring the right person/company usually goes something like this:

  1. Go to Google and search “Edmonton plumber”.
  2. Scan the first page of the search results or possibly a local review site or directory (e.g. Homestars).
  3. Pick a few companies that came into their view first or have high reviews.
  4. Call a few of these companies for rates and availability.

There’s nothing wrong with this step-by-step because not only is it simple and puts you (the customer) in control, but it’s also the easiest way to weed through so many options.

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