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Contractors in both residential and commercial new construction and service, meeting your needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Est. 1890 | Kansas City, Missouri

Local 8 Plumbers & Gasfitters

The Plumbers protect the health of the nation and the highly skilled members of Local 8 have been protecting the health of Kansas City since 1890. Our Industry Skills mark a quality guarantee on every membership card issued by Plumbers Local 8. When you employ a local 8 plumber you can rest assured that you have a quality specialist prepared to complete your project no matter how complex or small on time and within budget.

What sets us apart is the quality guarantee in protecting health through a belief that the industry demands a five year training program, licensing and more. Our Apprenticeship training, the only one of its’ kind in our area, applies classroom instruction to the project site, “hands on” work experience then testing to achieve a license and certifications. As well as after completion our licensed and certified Journeymen continue furthering their education and upgrading their skills within our changing industry.

Why can we say “quality guarantee” while others cannot? Five years and more of highly trained and specialized workforce for our partner Contractors in both residential & commercial new construction and service meeting your needs 24 hours a day 7 days a week, that’s why!

Next time you need a plumber make sure it’s a Local 8 plumber!