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Union-backed program targets residential plumbing service business

Plumbers 911 on call 24/7.
August 22, 2013

 If you’re a plumbing contractor in Atlanta, Miami or Washington, you’ve probably seen or heard ads for Plumbers 911 that offer a range of services to homeowners.  

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Truck of the Month: AAP-All American Plumbing, Mira Loma, Calif.

AAP-All American Plumbing is following the plan.
August 22, 2013

 Anthony Pouliotis proud of the rapid growth Mira Loma, Calif.-based AAP-All American Plumbing has achieved. 

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Tool Tips — August 2013

Hose bib repair, leveling the stub-out, water damage
August 22, 2013

Hose bib repair, leveling the stub-out, water damage

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2013 Pipe Trades Giants: Staying the course

Mechanical contractors gear up for new work.
August 22, 2013
While respondents to this year’s Pipe Trades Giants survey say that more of their business in 2012 was commercial and industrial rather than residential, 56% of them report an increase in revenue from 2011.  

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Small-space bathroom trends

Homeowners can still have spa-like experiences with streamlined, multi-tasking fixtures.
July 18, 2013
A few years ago, we wrote in Plumbing & Mechanical about the building of large homes with three to four bathrooms, sometimes even a separate bathroom for the kids or grandkids complete with kid-sized fixtures. 

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Achieving zero lead

The physical properties of lead-free alloys are important in material selection and installation.
July 18, 2013

 For decades, lead has been used around the world as an essential element in the production of brass and bronze plumbing fittings and fixtures.  

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Guest Editorial: Hydronics offers a cool, comfort advantage

New technology lowers system costs.
July 17, 2013

The world we live in would not be the same if air conditioning weren’t available. Entire regions of the world would have remained undeveloped, sustaining minimal populations, if air conditioning hadn’t become a part of our lives.

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Truck of the Month: Dan Wood Co., Kalamazoo, Mich.

Dan Wood Co. gets it right.
July 17, 2013
When Dan Wood started the process of redesigning the wrap for his fleet of trucks, he took several things into consideration. 

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Tool Tips- July 2013

Plumber’s putty and air-conditioning condensate cleaning techniques
July 17, 2013
July 2013's Tool Tips!
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2013 Rep of the Year: Harry Eklof & Associates

Creating a stronger bond
June 27, 2013

The focus is on contractor training at this Maryland-based rep firm.

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