The best time to get plumbing help is when you saw some leakage in any of your taps or some pipe is needed to be replaced due to weather effects. However, most of the time we face a situation when there is a little time to arrange a plumber for maintenance purposes. There is no hard and fast rule to judge or select a person to perform the plumbing maintenance for your building as there are many rare chances when you have to contact these people. There are some practice things that are mentioned in the article below
If you are a tenant and the house owner lives around you then it is the best practice to call you the owner and ask him to arrange repairs for you. As he might be aware of plumbers in the area or might have a notion what will be the problem in the building.
However, if you are yourself the owner of your house then you have to search for the plumber by yourself. In such a situation you may contact the contractor or with the dealer from whom you have purchased the particular house. The reason for the call will be getting some information related to water pipeline, a possible problem in the system or wither to help you out in your quest for finding the plumber.
There are likely chances that you have to skip the above two steps depending on your situation. In such a case you have to find the plumber by yourself. The best thing you can do in this scenario is to visit the nearest hardware store and to ask them if they are having a plumber with them. As most plumbers and other day, laborers work with several shops of such kind. It will narrow down your quest and you may have a trained plumber for maintenance purposes.