Daniel Gratz, current president and owner of Splash Plumbing in Anaheim, Calif., graduated high school June 17, 1988, and started digging ditches the following Monday for his future father-in-law. This inspired him to learn the trade as soon as possible and gain the skills to operate his own business one day.
After two and a half years of working in the field, he was granted permission to test for and obtain his Journeyman Plumbers card. Within that same year, the state of California allowed him to test for and obtain his C-36 plumbing license. Two years after acquiring his Plumbing License, he started the business.