How Plumbers Should Conduct Business During COVID-19
COVID-19 is doing everything it can to disrupt our lives. The good news is that not every aspect of your life has to come to a standstill. For instance, you can still call on your plumber—while ensuring your safety.
Here’s how you can plumbing services are gearing up for business during COVID-19:
Availability of services
Just because you’ve been confined to your home doesn’t mean you can’t deal with a plumbing emergency. In fact, the lockdown makes it even more essential that all plumbing problems are dealt with.
It’d be harder than ever for you to cope if the toilet tank is overflowing or the faucets are leaking.
So first things first, make sure you look for a plumbing service that is lending its services during these troubling times.
Proper protective gear
It’s important that you invest in a plumbing service that takes follows all the protective measures that have been suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These include frequently sanitizing, wearing appropriate protective gear, disinfecting equipment, and disposing of used masks.
Other than that, it’s also important that their plumbing staff has been trained to disinfect any surface they touch. The same goes for all other touchpoints. When you’re calling up the plumbing service, make sure you ask them if their staff will be wearing disposable surgical masks and latex gloves as well.
It’s a plus if the plumbing service routinely screens the staff for any symptoms of COVID-19.
It’s important that your plumbing company has trained their staff well in terms of how they’re required to behave when they visit a client’s home. The plumbers should not engage in any sort of physical contact with the client.
This means no handshakes as well. Other than sticking to verbal greetings, the plumbers should also be instructed to maintain reasonable distance when they’re at someone’s residence.
The plumbers should also advise homeowners to use their own pens to sign any necessary paperwork. Online payments are preferred.