Should I let a Plumber into my home during COVID-19 restrictions?
A blocked toilet or leaking pipe isn’t ideal at the best of times, never mind when you’re working from home, the kids are being homeschooled and life is more stressful than ever! During COVID-19 we’re avoiding strangers more than ever, so what happens when you need to let a plumber into your home? Is it safe?
Can I let a plumber into my home during COVID-19?
The message from AMS Plumbing; yes it is safe to have tradies in your home and they’ll be taking more precautions than ever for the safety of their clients and themselves.
It is important to address any plumbing issues that you can’t resolve yourself as soon as they come to light. This can save you a plumbing nightmare and also by acting quickly during these times you will likely be able to get assistance without having to wait very long at all.
During COVID-91 AMS Plumbing are following Safe Work Australia policies and:
No longer shaking hands with their clients
Maintaining social distancing – we’re happy for you to stay outside the home or in another room whilst we do the job
Wearing the appropriate PPE
Washing hands on arrival and when departing a home
Using hand sanitiser regularly
Taking payment by card to avoid cash handling
We are asking our clients to:
Maintain social distancing in the home
Pay by card
Follow the Department of Health Guidelines and not to book a tradie or let one into your home if you are feeling unwell or have travelled overseas in the last 14 days. If you are self-isolating and there is an urgent problem with your home that requires a tradesperson, call the National Coronavirus Help Line on 1800 020 080 for advice on how to proceed.
During these stressful times it is more important than ever for you and your home to let tradies carry out their work if it is safe to do so!