Resources, tips and techniques for plumbers that will help hone your craft and excel at your trade.
Construction Labor Shortage: Study Finds 430,000 Workers Needed
The construction industry is getting busier every day and needs to hire a lot more workers to keep up.
12 Things You Should Always Ask a Contractor Before Building a House
The idea of building a new home is exciting. However, if you don't ask your contractor the right questions prior...
10 Things To Do When You Have Contractor Problems
There's nothing quite like a home renovation that's firing on all cylinders. It's easy to get excited when your contractor...
15 Things You Should Do When You Find a Burst Pipe
A burst pipe is the last thing anyone wants to tackle. But there are some quick temporary fixes you can...
Construction Industry Still Struggling With Skilled Labor Shortage
New analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows construction firms still have trouble finding and hiring skilled laborers...
5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades
Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...
Pro Tips for Basement Finishing
These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...
Which Home Improvement and Maintenance Services Are the Most Popular?
Some of the survey results may surprise you.
Tips for Plumbing With Plastic Pipe
We asked Les Zell, our resident master plumber, to share some of his tips on working with plastic plumbing. Here...
2021 International Builders’ Show Goes Virtual
The 2021 International Builders' Show is moving online out of an abundance of caution.
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’
The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...
How to Become a Plumber
Learn how to become a plumber through a local apprenticeship or trade school program.
Post Plumbing Job Checklist
Another successful plumbing job...but wait! Before you pack up your tools, take the time to do a final check...
Stuff We Love: Plumbing Gear
This week's "Stuff We Love" covers plumbing gear that pro plumbers will want to have on their radar.
Get Yourself out of Prickly Plumbing Predicaments
Even pro plumbers run into unforeseen problems on the job. Veteran plumber Les Zell shares the cool tools and tips...
Tackle Tricky Plumbing Problems
Check out these great solutions to plumbing problems that were not what they seemed.