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How To Start A Plumbing Service Business

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Posted On : Sat Oct 15th,2016

The Ultimate Guide to open a plumbing service company

Plumbing service business has always been in demand. Once you have the relevant experience and qualification you can turn your idea into a real service. Opening a plumbing service company provides solid business opportunity with high profits.

You can follow the following steps to start a Plumbing Business:


You can operate plumbing service company as:

Commercial or a Residential Plumbing involves:

  • Water heater
  • Water leaks
  • Drain cleaning
  • Disposal services
  • Faucet services
  • Pipe services
  • Kitchen plumbing
  • Laundry plumbing
  • Bathroom plumbing
  • Basement Plumbing


Write a business plan

A business plan assists you in investing the necessary funding. It will be your assessment how much you are expert in planning and organizing a plumbing service company. You need to analyze the following information:

  • Business objectives
  • Client and market analysis
  • Initial cost of plumbing business
  • Plumbing pricing- payroll, transportation, labor, materials, and equipment
  • Projected revenue
  • Location

Register your business and obtain a license

You will require a business name and registration with the state and other pertinent information. Registering your plumbing service company mean you will abide by the business regulations related to plumbing services.


Get the necessary supplies you need

Aside from the tools and plans, you need a reliable transportation to visit your plumbing sites.  You can buy or rent; it is up to your cash flow. Typical plumbing equipment include:

  • A circular saw
  • Fittings
  • Pipes
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Extension cords
  • Propane torch
  • Office furniture and supplies
  • Pipe wrenches
  • At least one van or truck for transportation

Find an office

Location plays an important role in running any business including plumbing services company. If you expect customer visiting you most often, choose a location that is easily accessible.

Hire skilled plumbers

You may like to work by yourself, however, if you are expanding your business you need to hire a team of crafty plumbers to carry out day to day plumbing task. If you hire the plumbers with emergency plumbing services, there is an extra chance of being popular in the industry that you care your customers even in the middle of the night.


Focus on marketing

Carrying a perfect business plan also demands an excellent business marketing too.


Successful marketing includes number of factors like:

  • Create a website

Creating an online website makes it easy for your customers to approach you. You can display your services and price tags to boost your sales. Create a plumbing website where you can list the various plumbing services you are offering like; commercial plumbing and residential plumbing. If you are offering an emergency plumbing, you can put the statement on the front with a free quote.


  • Pay Per Click Campaign

Running PPC campaigns for your plumbing services business can bring you, instant relevant visitors. A simple daily budget can control these campaigns those are not only effective but result oriented too. Running a PPC campaign for plumbing services business offers you following benefits:

  • Cost effective and budget friendly
  • It helps you make your plumbing business a brand
  • PPC advertising is considered the fastest way to get results
  • You can change your business strategies with focused keywords


  • Affiliate Program


Getting an affiliate marketing program refines your plumbing marketing strategies and brings potential revenues. You may enjoy these edges with an affiliate advertising:

  • It drives traffic to your site
  • Increases sales
  • It is viral marketing strategy
  • Provides better search engine rankings
  • It converts visitors into potential customers


  • Trusted Seal- Consumer Report

Trusted seal has become a backbone of any industry. If you have an online exposure, it will help you to reach the customers’ reviews which ultimately helps you in improving your services. It is a type of mouth to mouth advertising where customers assess your services through the reviews your customers left for you.


  • Create distinctive Brand and Logo or Tradmark a Business Name


  • The crating different logo gives an identity to your company but you need to register it first.
  • Operating a plumbing service company requires all necessary licenses, permits, and legal documentation with the secretary of state.

Generating Leads and Convert them into Sales

Many plumbing companies have been doing business for years but have not brought boom due to lack of follow-up strategies. Keep in touch with your customers to get their feedback either they are satisfied with your services or not. It will bring customer trust to your business.

Registering your Plumbing service company

  • You need to register your company with a name that does not exist in the database of the secretary of the state
  • Get an EIN number
  • Apply for necessary Business Permits/licenses


Plumbing Business License

To operate a plumbing business, you need to get a business license from the city business department. When you will file the city zoning team checks your location either it is fit for the registered business or need a conditional- use permit.


Doing Business as Foreigner

A foreign national can open plumbing service company in the USA but he must register his company in the state where he is going to open plumbing company. He will also file taxes as a Non-US resident.


The Author of this article is a M.Phil in English Literature

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