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.


3 Critical Signs You May Need to Hire Foundation Repair Contractors for Your House

After purchasing a new home, you must take the responsibility of repairing and maintaining it to keep it in tiptop shape and to protect your loved ones and possessions. As a homeowner, it is advisable to learn how to identify the signs of damage to help you in making the right decisions to protect your investment. For instance, you should inspect your house for foundation issues regularly. The foundation supports the entire house. Read More 

Three Types of Damage That Occur When You Don’t Pump Your Septic System

If you are on a private septic system, it is vital that you have it serviced and pumped regularly. Failure to do so can lead to devastating consequences. 1. Your Home The greatest concern is likely to your home. When sludge builds up in the septic tank, one of the first side effects is that the raw sewage begins to back up the lines and into your home. It may start as slow drains that take a long time to empty. Read More 

Four Causes Of A Single Tap Failure

When there's no water coming out of any tap or faucet in the home, it's pretty simple to determine that the problem is with the municipal supplier or there is a major water line break. However, it's a bit more challenging to determine the cause when only a single tap is affected, though. 1. Closed Valves The first thing to check is the water valve below the affected sink. These valves can get turned off accidentally, typically when you bump the valve in the process of storing items under the sink. Read More 

A Look At How A Hybrid Water Heater Works And Some Considerations For Installation

If you need a new water heater installed, you may want to switch to a more energy-efficient model if you have an old tank heater now. A new tank model will probably be more efficient than an old water heater since newer units have more insulation, but you might want a tankless or hybrid water heater instead. A hybrid water heater could save quite a bit of money on operating costs in the coming years. Read More 

4 Tricks For Cleaning Your Drains

To enjoy the water in your home, you need to have drains that work to carry away the wastewater. Over time, things such as food products, grease, soaps, and scum build-up in your drains. This can cause your drains to get clogged up. Luckily, there are some tricks you can use to clean your drains. Trick #1: Flush With Hot Water Often, the only thing you need to do is flush your drains with hot water. Read More