1. Check online
2. Ask friends and family
3. Look for plumbers in your local phone book or search engine
4. Search on social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
5. Call a plumbing company to see if they can recommend someone who is available now
6. Find out if there are any plumbing schools in your area – students may be able to help you with the task at hand for less money than an experienced professional would charge