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.


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 

3 Common Plumbing Problems

The state of the plumbing in your home determines how efficient the water supply will be and how well you can use appliances like the shower, tub, kitchen sink, toilet, and others. It also determines how efficient the removal of waste from your home will be. If the plumbers who did the installation did it well, you would have an efficient system. On the other hand, if the plumbers who installed the system did not do a good job, you might have to deal with endless repairs and maintenance checks. Read More 

Plumbing Problems Older Homes Often Encounter

The needs of an older or historic home can be substantially more intensive than those of new homes. This is often a result of the wear and tear that has occurred over the years, but it can also be the result of inferior building standards and materials that may have been used in the past. Knocking Pipes Over the years, it can be possible for some of the pipes in your home to start to loosen from the anchors that hold them in place. Read More