Smaller Is Better with Plumbing
I've been a customer of Moe Plumbing for a long time. They fixed my kitchen sink, unclogged drains, flushed out lines, put in automatic sprinklers and lots of other things to make life easier (and work better). Over the years, they have been expanding by buying a lot of other independent plumbers, and the service has diminished while the price has gone up.
My most recent example was that I needed a water heater replaced. Over the years, plumbers have complained that the area where it is stored is small, but they deal with it. My Moe Plumber decided to install a smaller water heater, so it would fit better. What I didn't know until I talked to a Realtor is that the smaller heater is not standard, and I'll have to replace it before I can sell my house. I don't think the old Moe would have taken the easy way out and sold me something that was less than practical.