• Why All Plumbers NEED A License

    Sponsored by Delta Margaret is a seventy-seven year old woman who lives on her own. Her daughter checks in on her several times a week, but Margaret still handles most of her own affairs. One day, she notices a drip coming from the ceiling in her living room. Margaret goes […]

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  • How to Survive the Rainy Season

    Sponsored by Elkay The rainy season is upon us, and it’s sure to bring the annual slew of plumbing issues along with it. While the added water from rain isn’t usually disastrous, there are a few key situations that homeowners should keep an eye on. In this article, we’ll go […]

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  • Your Complete Guide to All Things Plumbing

    Sponsored by A.O. Smith and Moen James P. Gorman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Morgan Stanley investment bank, once said: “If you consider the contribution of plumbing to human life, the other sciences fade into insignificance.”  Plumbing as a trade is one of the oldest, and as a system […]

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  • Tips for a Good Relationship with Your Plumber or Customer

    When the water is working, everything is GREAT; however, it’s not until it stops working that we notice how much we need it. A flooded basement, dirty drinking water, or overflowing sewage are enough to send any homeowner or business manager into a panic. With expensive building damage or personal […]

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  • How to Identify Plumbing Parts

    While remodeling a home or repairing old fixtures, it can be difficult to determine the brand and model number of replacement parts, sometimes even for seasoned plumbers. The material may be worn down, out of date, or broken beyond recognition. We found helpful resources from several of our brands to […]

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  • 5 Gift Ideas for a Plumber

    Finding holiday gifts for anyone can be difficult, but if you’re shopping for a plumber you may be even more unsure of what to buy. While gag gifts can be funny, you probably want to leave more than a toilet plunger under the Christmas tree. Have no fear! We’ve rounded […]

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  • Does it Pay to Plumb? A Comparison of Plumbing Jobs in 12 Cities Across the U.S.

    With the trade labor shortage our country is facing, we need new plumbers now more than ever. Going to trade school can be a good deal for anyone who wants to skip major student loans, and, unlike other areas of study, trade apprentices often get paid as they learn. Are […]

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  • The 7 Best Tablets for Trade Professionals on the Job

    One way that many trade professionals stay organized is by turning to technology – tablets are especially useful tools in the field. If you’re a plumber or contractor (or other tradesperson) in the market for increasing your business efficiency with a new tablet, we can be your guide. As an […]

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