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High-Quality General Plumbing Melbourne

Are you looking for high-quality general plumbing in Melbourne? You’ve come to the right place. At Reed Plumbing & Drainage, we focus on providing customers with prompt, efficient, and effective service. This is one reason why we have 5 Star ratings on Google and Facebook. As a family run local business, we are known throughout the area and have a reputation to maintain.

Regardless of whether you have a burst pipe, blocked drain, gutters to be cleaned, a bathroom to be renovated, pipes to be relined, or are looking for reliable backflow testing, we have you covered. We also provide 24/7 emergency services and are compliant with all major plumbing standards, though we often like to exceed them where possible.

For top-notch general plumbing in Melbourne, call us at 9331 6633.

Quotes are free and the service is fast and reliable.

What is General Plumber?

The terms ‘general plumber’ and ‘residential plumber’ are often used interchangeably. A general plumber is one who works with pipes, like all plumbers, but has a working knowledge of general plumbing systems as opposed to specializing in some areas. A general plumber would certainly be able to work on a residential job, but might not be quite as familiar in terms of industrial or commercial plumbing.

What does a general plumber do?

A general plumber does all of the typical plumbing jobs you might associate with plumbing. General plumbers will install and repair pipes that supply water and gas to, as well as carry waste away from, homes and businesses. They also install plumbing fixtures such as bathtubs, sinks, and toilets, and appliances, including dishwashers and washing machines. Licensed general plumbers train apprentices and supervise registered plumbers.

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What is the difference between licensing and registration?

In order to complete plumbing projects, an individual must be either registered or licensed by the Victorian Building Authority (‘VBA’). Once approved, the individual will be issued a photo ID of either registration or licensing. You can ask to see this at any time – all Reed Plumbing & Drainage technicians will carry their ID on them at all times. The difference is that a licensed plumber has a higher degree of specialization than a registered plumber. They can issue certificates of compliance and can supervise apprentices and registered plumbers. Licensed plumbers have a greater degree of liability and responsibility, and are required to have insurance.

What are the different classes of plumbing work in Melbourne?

Plumbing work is divided into 3 broad categories – main, specialized, and restricted. The main class of plumbing activities includes the following:

  • Drainage
  • Fire Protection
  • Gasfitting
  • Irrigation
  • Mechanical Services
  • Refrigerated Air-conditioning
  • Roofing (Stormwater)
  • Sanitary
  • Type B Gasfitting
  • Water Supply

Can I perform DIY instead of hiring general plumbing services in Melbourne?

While people may do some work themselves, it is actually illegal to perform DIY on your own home in Victoria, as stipulated by the VBA. You need to call professional services to do any kind of plumbing work. And it’s best to ensure that the plumbers you hire are licensed, not just registered. Registered and apprentice plumbers are often just finding their feet. And when it comes to plumbing, it’s best to get professionals in to look at it, even if you have some experience with it.

What are the benefits of hiring a general plumbing service in Melbourne?

A general plumber will have the expertise to quickly identify the cause of your problem and fix it. Even if you do fix a leak, who’s to say that the problem won’t reemerge sometime in the future? You always want to tackle the source of the issue instead of putting a bandaid on it. This is why it’s best to call in the experts. It will likely save you money in the long-term and save you the hassle of messing around with pipes and tools.

Call Reed Plumbing & Drainage for premium general plumbing in Melbourne – 9331 6633.

Benefits of Choosing Reed Plumbers in Melbourne

Fully Licensed & Insured

5.0 Star Google Rating

5.0 Star Facebook Rating

Compliant With All Major Plumbing Standards

Family Run Business

24/7 Emergency Plumbing Services

Large Team Of Professionals

Superior Tools & Technology

Clean & Tidy Work

Flexible Payment Options

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