Most companies have a list of reasons to choose their services over the "other guy" that go 10 or so reasons deep. But at Brinks Services, we give you 100 reasons to choose us for commercial plumbing, residential plumbings, leak detection, emergency services, pipelining or any other plumbing service you might need in the San Diego Area!
1. We answer our phone during the day.
2. We have emergency numbers for after-hours.
3. We limit the number of new clients we take on so we will be available to our loyal customers.
4. We don't overbook our day (in case an emergency comes up).
5. We work our schedule around yours.
6. We work weekends by appointment for your convenience.
7. We will come out after-hours to an emergency.
8. We staff our shop to meet the demands of our workload.
9. We don't overwork our technicians so they'll be at their best for you.
10. We schedule our work properly, so you won't have to wait the entire day for us to show up.
11. We keep in contact with our techs, so we know when they will be available for you.
12. We call you to let you know if we are running late.
13. We will return if something goes wrong.
14. We will let you cancel an appointment, without prejudice, if something comes up.
15. We will always make time for our loyal customers, especially if all they need is some advice.
16. We network with other contractors in our area to back us up when we start to get overbooked with work.
17. We will even send out the secretary in the office to turn off the water for you in an emergency, if you are unable to do it.
18. We have a chain of command of who will be sent out after-hours, so if one person is unavailable, the next one will fill in.
19. We allow our employees to take their trucks home to be able to respond to after-hours calls more rapidly.
20. We won't cancel your appointment because somebody "better" needs us right now.
21. We attend trade shows to increase our knowledge.
22. We read every article we can get our hands on about the products we sell.
23. We subscribe to the trade magazines, so we know what is happening within our industry.
24. We ask questions of the manufacturers to know their product better.
25. We go to product-training seminars to gain knowledge of the products we sell.
26. We take things apart in the shop to get hands-on knowledge of how a product works.
27. We talk to others in the trade to learn what works for them and what is a waste of our time.
28. We welcome sales reps into our office and let them show us their new wares.
29. We know how to specify the right product for your application.
30. We know what will not work, and we refuse to install a product that will put you or your loved ones in danger.
31. We don't hire the first guy off the street, give him a wrench and call him a technician.
32. We help our technicians continue their education, even if it isn't business-related, because it makes them a more rounded person, one that's better able to help you.
33. We enroll our technicians in job-related education classes, so they will be better able to serve you.
34. We demand that all certifications required of our technicians be kept current.
35. We hold the current licenses necessary to do the work we provide.
36. We have an entire library of reference material to draw from.
37. We use the internet to get the information from suppliers all over the world.
38. We carry product literature on the products we sell.
39. We hold regular meetings with our employees to discuss situations and concerns that come up in the field.
40. We test our technicians regularly on the skills we know are necessary.
41. We make the product look as good as it works.
42. We use the best material we can find to complement the best products we install.
43. We use the best tools we can find to aid in our installation.
44. We use the best techniques that are available to make our installations better.
45. We leave our work area neater than when we found it.
46. We don't work louder than necessary so we won't disturb you.
47. We don't play loud music on the job.
48. We won't smoke in your house.
49. We concentrate on the work at hand, rather than horsing around.
50. We don't replace things that are working properly.
51. We explain what we're doing so you have an understanding of what's going on.
52. We secure all equipment so it won't fall over.
53. We don't skip steps to get done with your job quicker.
54. We use only parts that are made to go with your equipment.
55. We don't install used equipment to save a buck.
56. We will check other equipment adjacent to our installation to make sure it is compatible with what we are installing.
57. We will look for other signs of trouble that may also be going on inside your home.
58. We will test the equipment after we install it to make sure it is working properly before we leave.
59. We will test any other equipment we touched in order to install our equipment before we leave.
60. We check all safety controls.
61. We have a fidelity bond, which will protect you and your home against missing items.
62. We will bill you if you are honorable.
63. We will give you extra time to pay your bill if you need it.
64. We accept credit cards for your convenience.
65. We will accept your personal check without having to give us eight forms of I.D. and your first-born child.
66. We will explain your charges completely, to your satisfaction, because we have nothing to hide.
67. We will knock a few dollars off the bill if the situation warrants it.
68. We will give you some free items if they are available.
69. We will not quote one price to get you to commit and then refuse to do the work unless you pay us more.
70. We will not quote you a higher price because you live in a better neighborhood.
71. We use real financial accounting to come up with our sales price rather than charging 'what everyone else does'.
72. We know that the most expensive product isn't necessarily the best.
73. We will gladly quote you a firm price for the work rather than guessing 'what it should be around'.
74. We will let you shop around if you like, without holding it against you.
75. We will not pressure you into signing for work you don't want.
76. We won't pressure you into ordering work you don't really need.
77. We don't have to charge you more to make up for losses we've incurred on our previous jobs.
78. We don't bill you for items you don't receive.
79. We don't charge you 10 bucks for a 20-cent washer because you won't know the difference anyway.
80. We will meet anyone's price on product or material, as long as he is a legitimate supplier and the product is the same, or we will let you buy it from them yourself and we will still install it for you.
81. We will not meet anyone's price on labor because our costs of labor are unique to our business only.
82. We use the best product available to us so there won't be a problem.
83. We will replace any product that fails.
84. We will replace any other item that is damaged because our product failed.
85. We will give you the benefit of the doubt when it comes to product failure rather than trying to find the 'loophole' in the warranty to get us off the hook.
86. We will perform the warranty repairs ourselves, rather than making you depend upon the manufacturer to handle the problem.
87. We carry replacement parts for what we sell so you don't have to wait a week while the part gets shipped from the manufacturer.
88. We will fill out any paperwork necessary to guarantee your product becomes registered with the manufacturer.
89. We will inform you of any potential problems with your product when we become aware of them.
90. We will come and check out your product even if there is nothing wrong, but just because you think 'it's acting funny'.
91. We will use only reputable wholesalers who will be there for us if there is a problem.
92. We carry sufficient insurance to cover any damage we may do.
93. We carry insurance on our own people so if anything happens to them while in your home, they will be taken care of.
94. We secure necessary permits required for your job so there will never be a question if it was done legally or 'to code'.
95. We will not charge you again for labor to reinstall a defective product.
96. We will keep your product information on file so if there is a question about what is covered and for how long, we will have it available for you.
97. We will not penalize, or refuse to honor your warranty, because you 'can't find the papers'.
98. We will note any concerns you have with our product or installation in case something comes up in the future.
99. We will not tell you a product is out of warranty, charge you for a new one, then take the old one back for credit because it really was covered.
100. We will contact you before the warranty expires to see if you are having any problems before it runs out.
Even though that's 100 reasons why you should choose to do business with Brinks Services, they're really just variations of the five reasons that truly matter when choosing a plumber in the San Diego Area:
We can still go on and on from here with more reasons, but you will find they will fit into one of the five main categories I started with!