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.


4 Basic Tools For Your At-Home Plumbing Supply Kit

If you want to take care of some plumbing tasks around your home yourself instead of calling your local plumbing services, you need to make sure that you have the right tools for taking care of things. For your plumbing tool kit, you are going to need a few general tools if you want to be able to undertake simple plumbing repairs around your home. #1 Closet Auger This is a tool that is used to get rid of clogs. Read More 

4 Ways To Treat Your Drains Right

If you don't want to deal with clogged drains on a frequent basis, you need to make sure that you are treating your drains rights. All it takes to treat your drains right is to be really careful about what you allow to go down your drains, and make sure that everyone in your house is on the same page with taking care of them. Bathtub Drain The first drain that seems to get clogged in most homes is the bathtub drain. Read More 

It’s Just A Drip: Why Those Little Leaks Need To Be Repaired Right Away

If you're dealing with a leaky pipe, it's in your best interest to take care of those repairs as quickly as possible. You may think that small leaks aren't anything to worry about, especially if you're not seeing a marked increase in your water bill. Unfortunately, the fact that your water bill isn't reflecting a problem doesn't mean there isn't one. In fact, leaky pipes can cause some serious problems around the house. Read More 

Choosing Water Treatment Options Based on Need

Water can contain all manner of things unfit for human consumption. There are many ways to treat your water, and each is most effective at removing something specific from your water. When you want to install some sort of system to purify and clean water in your home, you should choose the water treatment based on what exactly it is that you hope to remove from your water. The Taste of Chlorine Read More 

3 Ways To Take Care Of The Commercial Plumbing In Your Building

No one wants to deal with a clogged up plumbing system, especially in a place of business. Luckily, there are specific preventative steps you can take to ensure that the plumbing flows smoothly in your commercial building. Install Grease Traps in Kitchen Spaces Any area of your business that is used for kitchen and food prep should have grease traps installed. Grease traps catch all the grease, fat, and food that ends up going down your drains before it can make its way through your plumbing system and clog things up. Read More