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.


Time For A New Toilet In Your House?

Generally, when your toilet gets clogged, you assume there is a wad of toilet paper causing the clog. You grab the plunger and go to work to free up the clog, not giving a second thought to the issue once you get everything to finally go down the toilet. However, when it comes time for you to get a new toilet, you will start to see some telltale signs that you won't want to ignore. Read More 

Flushable Items That Should Never Be Flushed Into A Septic System

Have you had septic tank problems in the past? Have you recently had your holding tank pumped out? Well, now is the time to begin making changes to what you flush, so you won't have to worry about getting that tank pumped again for at least a few years. Here, you'll find a short list of the items that are advertised as flushable, but can really mess up your septic system. Read More 

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