Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

Getting Your Feet Wet: Two Alternatives to the Traditional Plumbing Contractor's Education

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If you are considering a career in plumbing, but you want an alternative to the two-year vocational/technical school education, alternatives do exist. One alternative typically pays less because you are not employed as a fully licensed plumber. The other pays more because you are working in a dual-employment job. Alternative No. 1: The Plumber’s Assistant Usually, plumbing contractors will hire plumbing students for this job. However, you can also apply and interview for a plumbing assistant job without any training or skills whatsoever.…

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Do You Have Sluggish Drains? Your Plumbing Vents May Be The Culprit

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If you have slow sluggish drains, the problem is not always a clog in the drain line. Instead, it could be in the plumbing vents. If the vents are blocked up, air cannot get into the drain lines, which then slows down water. Below is some information about plumbing vents, as well as how to clean them. What Are Plumbing Vents? Plumbing vents are not likely something you think about, but they play a big role in the plumbing in your home.…

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How To Make Your Plumbing Accidents More Eco-Friendly

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Beyond the obvious disastrous effect of potentially causing serious damage to your house and possessions, it also has the effect of potentially wasting water and causing damage to the environment. This is because fresh water is becoming such a scarce resource, but also because leaking water can often mix with materials in your house and spread pollution into the local water table. Here are some ways you can help reduce leaks and be more eco-friendly.…

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