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How to get 80% of your invoice in one day

Use factoring financing to boost your cash flow.
January 23, 2014

One of the advantages of being a plumber is the independence that comes with the job. While you may have maintenance visits set to a regular schedule, more often it’s a job of emergency calls and unexpected situations. This type of job keeps away the monotony of a more structured career but also can leave plumbers in a pinch when an emergency call means an unexpected purchase of an expensive part.


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UA President Hite tells contractors to ‘go young’

The current average UA member age is 46 years old.
December 19, 2013

With the average age of the 290,000 UA members in the United States being 46 years old, United Association General President Bill Hite urged union plumbing contractors to “go young.”


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Building reports send mixed signals

Shortages of plumbers and fitters will make an impact.
July 18, 2013

 We’ve seen this collision before when two indicators of nonresidential construction activity are released virtually at the same time, with each moving in a different direction. The divergent reports support comments I’ve heard lately from contractors, wholesalers and manufacturers that the road to economic recovery remains a bumpy one. 


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World Water Day, March 22

If you’re a plumber, consider yourself a hero behind clean safe drinking water.
March 22, 2013

If you’re a plumber, consider yourself a hero behind clean safe drinking water.


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Next-generation plumbers

November 1, 2012
New owners of contracting firms face changes in technology, marketing and management.
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Twitter for plumbing, really?

September 1, 2012
It’s a communication tool to keep your business fresh in a future customer’s mind. 
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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In the March issue of Plumbing & Mechanical, read about the 'living in place' movement and learn how to make your space stylish and comfortable. PM catches up with MCAA president Chuck Fell and spoke with him about his goals for the year. Also in this issue, see the top products of 2013, see who is the March Truck of the Month, and read the latest Tool Tips.
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Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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