Becoming a Plumber

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Becoming a Plumber

My name is Connor, and I want to guide you through the steps you must take to become a successful professional plumber. Working as a plumber does not require a college education, but many plumbers will tell you that the training they went through was much more challenging than time in a classroom. I'll take you through the basic steps of finding training as a plumber, working as an apprentice, becoming licensed and even starting your own plumbing business. Plumbing is lucrative work that many people find enjoyable and rewarding. Could you be a plumber? Read my blog to find out.


Where To Install Your Whole House Water Softener

If you have hard water in your home, then chances are you have considered installing a whole house water softener. Before making your purchase, it's important to assess the best location for the appliance so that you can choose a model that fits into the ideal space. Water Main Proximity A whole house water softener needs to be placed near the main water line into the home. For this reason, it is often placed in the basement or the utility room, depending on the design of your home and where the water main enters. Read More 

Tankless Or Tank Water Heater? How To Decide.

When you're planning on getting a new hot water heater installation, you have a decision to make. Do you choose a tankless water heater or a traditional tank water heater? There are a lot of pros and cons to each, so here's a quick rundown of what you should take into consideration. Energy Savings Tankless water heaters have the opportunity to provide you with significant energy savings. This is because tank water heaters constantly use a pilot light in order to maintain the heat of the water in the tank. Read More 

What Does It Mean If Water Is Backing Up Into Your Dishwasher?

Dishwashers typically do an excellent job of draining water. They have to in order to do their job well; having sitting water in a dishwasher can contaminate dishes and utensils, after all. But what if you've noticed that water seems to be coming up in your dishwasher? If you're having this problem, here's what you should do. Why It Happens This problem usually happens because there's a blockage somewhere in your plumbing. Read More 

5 Prime Examples Of Times To Call An Emergency Plumber For Your Hot Water Heater

You probably use this plumbing fixture every day, and it sure does make your life a lot easier to handle. The hot water heater has been a mainstay in the common home now for a lot of decades, and no one wants to be without hot water. However, there are some instances when problems with your water heater can be deemed as an all-out emergency. Take a look at a few good examples of situations when your water heater issue can be a reason to call for emergency plumbing repairs. Read More 

4 Drain Line Maintenance And Improvement Tips To Help Prevent Serious Problems With Water Damage And Contamination In Your Home

The drain lines in your home can have a lot of minor problems that are not a big deal; until problems like sewer backflow and blockage cause damage. These problems can cause serious damage, as well as contamination problems. Therefore, you want to make sure that the right maintenance and improvements are done to prevent these problems with the drain lines in your home. The following tips will help you have the right maintenance and improvements done to prevent serious plumbing issues and damage to your home: Read More