Service Costs

Good plumbing service doesn't just happen!  When that professional service technician knocks on your door, many costs have been incurred just to get him there, ready to do the job, including:

Insurance - Trucks, Liability, Fire, Theft, Property, Workmen's Compensation

Specialized Training

Truck Maintenance and Operation - Gas, Oil, Tires, etc.

Test Equipment

Taxes - Income, Property, Business, Social Security, Employment, Compensation

Advertising - Yellow Pages, Radio, etc.

Service Vehicles


Lease Costs - Warehouse and office

Quality Control

Utilities - Phone, Electricity, Gas

Service Management - Administration

Office Equipment


Employee Benefits

Office Help

Education - Periodic Literature and Refresher Courses

Stock of Replacement Parts

Business Expenses - Legal Counsel, Recruitment, etc.

Office Supplies, Business Printing, Postage, etc.

Don't Judge Service Charges Solely by the time our Professional Spends in Your Home!

When our Technician, a true service professional, arrives at your home, it takes many important decisions, and costs to get our vehicle and materials on site to complete the job to your satisfaction.  Consider that the professional at your home has undergone many hours of initial training, as well as a variety of on-going training and study programs to keep up-to-date with current technology.

At Forster Plumbing, we take great pride in providing the most up-to-date skill and training to our professionals, so you can have peace of mind that the work was performed well, and to your satisfaction.

Like a doctor, who has an office, a staff, and a need to keep updated on the latest medical practices, we too have these hidden costs associated with keeping our technicians in peak condition to service your home at the highest level.

So, when you see a Forster Plumbing Technician at work, please understand there is much more that goes into the costs of performing the work professionally, so you can remain our loyal and valued customer.