Articles by Katie Rotella

PM Truck Of The Month - DrainPro Plumbing, Phoenix, Ariz.

At such a young age, DrainPro Plumbing owner Don Paz, 24, is enjoying his role as entrepreneur. But he understood early on that a successful business needs a solid marketing team.
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'Pushing' Design Forward

Upgrade your customers’ bath waste and overflow drains.
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PM Truck Of The Month - Herndon Plumbing & Heating Inc., Herndon, Va.

This Virginia service company's Mini Cooper is used for estimating calls and running parts. Now it saves nearly $4,000 a year in gasoline.
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Good As Golden

The continuous makeover of Golden Rule Plumbing & Heating Inc.
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Strengthening The Chain

How one heating rep solidifies its place in the solar supply chain.
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PM's Truck Of The Month ― Marquez Plumbing, Hollister, Calif.

These service trucks reflect owner David Marquez's athletic personality - the logo is reminiscent of a baseball diamond.
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PM's Truck Of The Month - Quality 1st Plumbing, Sebastian, Fla.

The company’s two E-350 vans and E-250 SuperDuty pick-up are painted in a very unusual color - Toyota yellow - and they definitely grab your attention.
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Drain Cleaning: Health & Hygiene

Awareness of occupational exposure and proper prevention is key to staying healthy on the job.
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PM's Truck Of The Month - Royal Flush Plumbing Inc., Seekonk, Mass.

Business is booming for Massachusetts company Royal Flush Plumbing, and it may owe some of its recent success to bare legs.
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Making The Internet Work For Your Plumbing Company

From consumer watch-sites to search engines, the Internet is changing the way plumbers market their business online.
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2014 Truck of the Month

PM has featured so many great plumbing service trucks! See plenty of them here in our Truck Of The Month Archives page. Are you proud of your truck? Go to our Truck of the Month page to find out how your service truck could be chosen!

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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

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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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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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Truck of the Month

Truck of the month

Are you proud of how your service truck looks? Do the graphics give people whiplash as they drive by? Have your calls increased because people remember your truck — and your company name? If so, we’d like to see it, too! Click here to find out how your service truck could be chosen as PM's Truck of the Month.