Plumbers are not all the same. In fact, there are many sorts of plumbing professionals, distinguished by their experience, training, and type of work they do. To make sense of the variety of plumbing experts you have at your disposal, here are some common names and jobs for plumbers that you may encounter.


Plumbers provide homeowners and business owners with general plumbing repair and installation services. These professionals work in existing structures, rather than installing fixtures in new constructions. For issues such as clogged toilets, broken pipes, or slow drains, call a plumber to help with restoring the system.

Plumbing Contractors

Plumbing contractors are a specialized type of plumber. They have all the same experience and training as standard plumbers. Therefore, they have the necessary qualifications to fix a sink or replace a pipe. However, what sets contractors apart from other plumbing professionals is their ability to work on new constructions.

Plumbing contractors most frequently install the plumbing in buildings and homes under construction. They start with a process known as “roughing in” that lays out the water, vent, waste, and gas lines to the site and creates connection pipes that other fixtures will connect to. Later, they return to the building site to complete the installation of the structure’s plumbing fixtures.

Which Types of Plumbing Professionals to Call?

The type of plumbing professionals you call for a service makes a difference. While some plumbing contractors provide repairs, they most often work on new construction. Additionally, plumbing contractors, like those with us at Plumbing Concepts, back up their new construction installations with guarantees and offer free repairs within the warranty period.

Plumbers will not install fixtures of plumbing systems into new construction. However, they can make repairs and do minor installations or replacements of fixtures in homes. Therefore, you can call them when you need general home plumbing repairs.

For Plumbing Contractors, Reach Out to Our Team at Plumbing Concepts 

If you need plumbing contractors to service warranty-covered plumbing fixtures in your home or to work with you on new construction, contact us at Plumbing Concepts. We have thousands of homes we’ve worked on over our more than 35 years in business. At Plumbing Concepts, we are a company and a team of plumbing professionals that you can trust.






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Disclaimer: The information provided on this blog is curated using online data and sources. We encourage readers to check for accuracy and always consult with a licensed professional before making any decisions. For the latest information and expert plumbing services, please call our office at (951) 520-8590.

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