As a renovator, what plumbing repairs am I allowed to do for customers?

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Posted by: from Belleville
7/9/2014 at 9:27:39 PM

I know that I don't need a permit to do certain plumbing repairs (ie: repair existing fixtures, leaks or blockages, or the replacement of existing fixtures or existing hot water tank).

So if no permit is required for these repairs according to the Ontario Building code, do I still have to sub-contract to a plumber to do this work when my company has been hired to do a renovation job?

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Date/Time7/9/2014 at 10:05:53 PM

Hey there,

To answer your question, yes and know properly, yes sub it out. But if you are just repairing, do it yourself but only if you know what you are doing and it isn't going to leak and wreck your work. That would suck.

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Date/Time7/12/2014 at 2:42:55 PM

Hi Stephen,

Other than the most basic repairs and changes, I sub out the work to my plumbers.

Just as I have my electrical sub contractors inspect and then hook up everything we build and make all the connections at the box.


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