Does A Plumber Need to Be Licensed?

drainage issues fixed by Mainline Plumbing Dunsborough

Yes, you may be thinking there is no harm when it comes fixing the items for plumbing it’s dealing with water so why would a plumber need to be licenced working with that. Items such as a leaking tap can be done easily by DIY options so why source the expertise of a plumber? 

The reason to call a licensed plumber is due to the fact that there are more serious problems that can be apparent, for instance burst water pipes, sewer leaks that can cause structural damage to properties or cause health risks

Plumbers in Australia need to hold a valid plumbing licence. Alongside of plumbers, gas fitters are required to be licenced and the works should only be carried out by one with the certification.

What Plumbers Do?

  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Renovations
  • Drainage Systems
  • Hot Water systems

Maintenance and Repair

Emergencies that come up or general maintenance and repairs are the speciality of plumbers, from the leaking tap, squealing pipes to bursting or flooding. Professional plumbers understand your emergencies and are available 24/7.


When renovations are being conducted in kitchens or bathroom of your home or business, it is essential for a registered plumber to configure pipework’s for all connecting taps and pipes.

Drainage Systems

blocked drain

Drainage connects to sewerage and stormwater drains underground and when these areas are not working properly the signs will be known throughout the home.

Plumbers have the right tools and equipment to access the areas that are not working to get the systems flowing again.

Hot Water Systems

As there is a range of hot water systems to choose from. Selecting the right one for your home or business is very important to get the most out of your system. If you need maintenance and repairs done on your system a licenced plumber or gas fitter will ensure this is done with accreditation.

When Choosing A Plumber Contact the Professionals

Mainline Plumbing Cheap Hot Water and Gas Dunsborough are the trusted name in the plumbing industry giving you honest workmanship. Contact the team today at Dunsborough on 0435 732 528.