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Although trenchless sewer repair does not work in every instance, it is often a godsend. While it rescues the backyard for homeowners, the savings for businesses is often much more substantial. This method of sewer repair can mean that the business owner does not have to tear up an asphalt parking lot, concrete flooring in his warehouse, or relocate expensive equipment while the work is being done.
Take a fresh look at the plumbing profession and you’ll see some surprising advantages.
1. Jobs are plentiful - Plumbing jobs cannot be outsourced to someone who works cheaply
in a call center in another country. These jobs must be done here by someone who
knows what they are doing. Our nation’s population continues to grow, and they need
housing. Those houses will need plumbing help from time to time. These jobs are not
Many homeowners wonder what they are getting when a journeyman plumber comes to the
For starters, there’s probably a crisis going on in your house. You are worried that water is
about to deluge your basement, your toilet will overflow, or that pesky small leak is going to turn
into a geyser. One of the first things you will notice is that when a journeyman plumber comes to
your house, he seems calm and at ease. That’s because he has seen your problem dozens or
maybe hundreds of times, and he knows exactly how to fix it. Or he knows all five of the things
that might be causing the problem.
The concept of green plumbing has grown rapidly in states and countries where water
conservation is most concerning. California, Arizona and Texas are three states that regularly
face water crises because of arid conditions. Droughts have gone on for years in some of these
states. And even when rain comes, it is not enough to overcome the dry conditions.
In the post about how a toilet works, we learned about a trap and how it stays full of water. Now
we will take that knowledge and learn about the kitchen sink. The homeowner/parent will open
the doors below the sink and clear out buckets, and all manner of cleansers so the children can
get a look at how the sink works.