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How To Know If the Plumber Has a License

What is the best way to know if they are a licensed plumbing company?

Their truck must be marked on both sides with the master plumbing license, and they have to be in at least two-inch tall letters so that everyone can read it from their house to the street. They purposely make them that size.

If there are no markings on the truck with the m-number, then it’s not a master plumbing truck or a master plumber licensed to run that company.

A journeyman plumber cannot run or operate a plumbing company. A master plumber is the only one responsible for running a plumbing company. They can employ journeyman plumbers. They can work for a master plumber, but a master plumber is the only one licensed to pull permits or be registered with the state to operate a business.

If you are unsure if the plumber you’re using is licensed, you can ask every plumber to see their license. If you have somebody that says they don’t want to show it or they don’t have it with them, that’s illegal. A journeyman plumber must carry his plumbing license on him when doing any plumbing work.

If a city or state inspector sees a plumbing truck, they can walk up to it and ask to see the driver’s and plumbing licenses. They can also inspect any plumbing job, and if the plumber doesn’t have their license on them, it’s a large fine, and the job will be shut down until it’s rectified.

If you don’t have the license and can’t pull the permit to do the work, you can be shut down for that as well, correct?

Yes, that is correct. The city and state inspectors have the authority to shut plumbers down completely for that and fine them. If they’re caught doing work without a permit, the homeowner usually doesn’t get any fines, but they don’t have to pay the plumber. The plumber would have to reimburse them for any money they’ve collected for doing work without obtaining a permit first.

If you are looking for a licensed plumber in Keller, TX, call Leak Geeks Plumbing. We provide fast, reliable, and professional service for all of your plumbing needs. We guarantee that you’ll be satisfied with the work we do. Contact us at 817-431-8929 to set up a service appointment.


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