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PLU – Plumbing Volunteers

Plumbing Nonprofits Seeking Volunteers for Texas

Published on March 19, 2021 by Nate Bortz

Winter Storm Uri is gone, but Texas still needs plumbers. That’s why various nonprofits have organized a volunteering taskforce to meet the demand.

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PLU – Texas Blog

Plumbers From Across the Nation Aid Texas in Storm Recovery

Published on March 3, 2021 by Nate Bortz

A record-breaking winter storm in Texas has also led to lots of frozen and broken pipes. Here’s why plumbers from different states are coming to help.

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Plumber News

Here’s Why Industry Experts Are Feeling Optimistic About 2021

Published on February 10, 2021 by Nate Bortz

2020 was a difficult year for most, but in this blog we explore why plumbing industry professionals are looking to 2021 with cautious optimism.

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PLU – Tips For Older Homes

Tips For Making Older Homes More Efficient

Published on December 31, 2020 by Nate Bortz

Convincing customers to make energy efficient changes can be difficult. Here are some ways to make it easier by helping them see the immediate value.

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PLU – Wastewater Surveillance

New Wastewater Surveillance Programs Are Saving Lives

Published on December 14, 2020 by Nate Bortz

In this blog, learn about how in recent months more states have developed wastewater surveillance strategies to improve COVID-19 data tracking and save lives.

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New space toilet Design makes long-term space travel possible

New Space Toilet Design Makes Long-Term Space Travel Possible

Published on November 20, 2020 by Nate Bortz

NASA’s new Universal Waste Management System space toilet design shows how important plumbing is for log-term space travel to be possible.

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PLU – Fight Complacency & Stay Safe

How to Fight Jobsite Complacency & Stay Safe

Published on November 12, 2020 by Nate Bortz

In this blog, we cover ways to mitigate potential safety mistakes related to small tools and PPE by summarizing some U.S. Department of Labor guidelines.

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How to Maintain a Successful Plumbing Business

How to Maintain a Successful Plumbing Business

Published on October 29, 2020 by Nate Bortz

This is the second part of the Plumber Business Development series. Part one covers our video course that will help make sure your new business is profitable. Now we’ll cover some tips on how you can build a solid customer base without spending any extra money.

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How to Start a Successful Plumbing Business

How to Start a Successful Plumbing Business

Published on October 20, 2020 by Nate Bortz

If you’ve reached a place in your career where you feel ready to become your own boss and open your own business, this is the first part of a two part series that will help you get started! Part two will cover tips for building a dedicated customer base by providing an excellent customer experience.

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PLU – UT CE Course Preview

Utah Plumber Continuing Education Course Preview

Published on October 13, 2020 by Nate Bortz

When you take a continuing education course with Plumbers Training Institute, it’s like having a personal tutor with you wherever you go! Instead of trying to navigate every part of the IPC codes yourself – let us help you work through every section! Below you’ll find a preview from a section of the Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings video course, as well as a snippet from the written course text.

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