Both are highly skilled tradesmen, but why should a New York City Master Plumber should be your first phone call?
What does New York City consider a “Licensed Plumber”?
In New York City, a licensed plumber is a person who has received a license from the Department of Buildings to perform plumbing work within the city. This license allows the plumber to install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems and fixtures in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
What exactly is the difference between a “Licensed Plumber” and a “Licensed Master Plumber”?
Besides the fantastic title, a New York City Master Plumber is a licensed plumber who has completed additional training and passed a rigorous exam to demonstrate a higher level of expertise in the field. In order to become a Master Plumber in New York City, an individual must have at least seven years of experience as a licensed plumber and pass a written and practical exam administered by the Department of Buildings.
In order to become a New York City Master Plumber, an individual must have at least seven years of experience as a licensed plumber and must pass a written and practical exam administered by the Department of Buildings.
In general, a Master Plumber is considered to be more qualified and experienced than a licensed plumber, and is able to perform a wider range of plumbing work. Master Plumbers are also required to adhere to stricter standards of professionalism and quality in their work. As a result, many building owners and managers choose to hire Master Plumbers for complex or specialized plumbing projects, such as repiping, plumbing, heating, and gas violation removal, and can perform Local Law 152 Gas Inspections.
Master Plumbers maintain a more profound knowledge of plumbing systems, local regulations, and codes.
The written exam for a Master Plumber license in New York City covers a wide range of topics, including the installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems and fixtures, as well as codes and regulations related to plumbing. The practical exam includes a hands-on component, during which the candidate must demonstrate their ability to install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems and fixtures in accordance with industry standards and regulations.
In addition to the formal education and training required to become a Master Plumber, many individuals in this field also participate in ongoing professional development and continuing education in order to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques and technologies in the field. This can help them to maintain and improve their skills and knowledge, and to provide the highest quality service to their clients.
Our Master Plumber and his team are ready to serve you.
Doyle Bros. Plumbing & Heating Inc. is committed to the great City of New York. We are a full-service, Licensed & Insured, family-run plumbing and heating business that offers excellent craftsmanship at great prices. We strive to provide the best possible value for your dollar.
Our plumbers and heating specialists go through extensive training under the direct supervision of our licensed Master Plumber & Founder, E.B. Doyle. Mr. Doyle takes great pride in the fact that the plumber protects our nation’s health.
We deliver prompt, professional service daily throughout the five boroughs of New York City. We have a top-notch service & repair department. We service commercial, residential & industrial buildings. Our plumbers receive accolades from our customers for our ability to respond to your urgent plumbing or heating situations with fast, friendly service.
From code violation removal, to leak detection, our highly trained and skilled team has done and seen it all.