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Should You Fix It Yourself?

When faced with a problem, many people think “I can fix it myself!” Sometimes they’re even right.

There are many reasons someone might want to deal with their plumbing problems on their own. Perhaps they have a limited budget, have had a poor experience with someone else working on their home, or perhaps they simply …

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World Water Day, 2016

Since 1993, March 22nd has been World Water Day: a day for education, activism, and reflection. Although great strides have been made in providing clean water supplies where there were none before, lack of access remains a significant problem in too many areas of the world. Even for those with “access”, the costs can remain …

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10 Reasons to Become a Plumber

We’ve all heard about the shortage of skilled tradespeople in the United States, and the increasing age of those that are left. If you’re at this site, it’s probably safe to say that you have some slight interest in plumbing. Maybe you’re a plumber yourself, an avid DIY-er, or simply the curious sort. Perhaps you …

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Flint, Michigan

At this point, most are aware of the water disaster in Flint, Michigan. It took nearly two years, but the severity of the situation has finally garnered the appropriate legal and media attention. The ill-fated, cost-cutting decision to source water from the Flint River has left some residents with potentially long-term health problems, and a …

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