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Truck of the Month: Jupiter-Tequesta, Jupiter, Fla.

Our branding is our face.

Richard F. Kuntz, founder and now retired president, started Jupiter-Tequesta at the age of 30. He started out in new construction, saw the opportunity in service and repair, and has been focused on residential service and replacement ever since.


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Shower valves, magnets, containing pipe dope spills

Tool Tips — March 2014

Shower valves, magnets, containing pipe dope spills- Tool tips for March 2014


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Become a water auditor

PHCC’s new certification program helps customers save water — and money.

The average home’s water leaks can account for more than 10,000 gal. wasted each year — the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry. And 10% of homes have leaks that waste more than 90 gal. of water every day.


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Innovation at NYC’s Javits Center

Pace Plumbing engineered a pipe-hanging system for the convention center’s 6.75-acre green roof.

The Jacob J. Javits Convention Center in New York City recently completed a four-year, $465 million renovation and expansion. Designed by I. M. Pei architects as a space frame structure, the center was built between 1980 and 1986 as a replacement of the New York Coliseum.


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Hydronics systems, seats and springs, drain cleaning

Tool Tips—February 2014

February's Tool Tips include hydronics systems, seat & springs, and drain cleaning.


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Truck of the Month: Creative MultiCare, Stockbridge, Ga.

Nothing to hide.

Founded as a cleaning and restoration services company in 1992, Stockbridge, Ga.-based Creative MultiCare launched its plumbing division in 2007. “When our water-extraction technicians were called to the site of broken or clogged pipes, especially late at night, they were all too often left waiting for plumbers to arrive,” explains Patrick McDonald, Creative’s president.


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How graywater systems reduce potable water use

Waste not, want not.

When trying to learn about being green and reusing water, one can feel suffocated by all the terminology. There’s graywater, blackwater, reclaimed water, recycled water, potable water and nonpotable water. Let’s start with defining these terms.


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Construction health hazard: silica dust

How to limit your exposure to this lung-damaging material.

As a plumbing or mechanical contractor, you might think the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s proposed silica standard has nothing to do with you. But are you sure?


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Ask Al: Advice on time management, recruiting, marketing plans and communication

Columnist Al Levi answers your questions about business management.

I’ve been asked questions during my seminars, teleseminars, webinars, free 30-minute consultations and one-on-one client consultations. I wanted to share some of these with you in the hope that my answers will help you and your business be more productive and generate more revenue to reap the rewards of success.


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PM’s 2013 Best Contractor To Work For: CK Mechanical, Plumbing & Heating, Mills, Wyo.

Encouragement, recognition and respect are how this Wyoming contracting firm honors its employees.

Kevin Maston, president and CEO of CK Mechanical Plumbing & Heating, started his company in 2004 out of his garage. His mission: To help people and provide top-notch service.


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2015 January

The January issue of PM features cover story: 2015 Plumbing Contractor of the Year: Jim Steinle and Atomic Plumbing.

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