Articles by Kelly Faloon

Computer-Savvy Contractors
An exclusive software survey from Plumbing & Mechanical

More and more plumbing and heating service companies are computerizing their businesses, especially office management systems.
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Recruiting For The Trades Series Hiring Immigrant, Ethnic Workers

Part 1 of a three-part series on finding new avenues to recruit skilled workers into the industry.
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'Give The Clients What They Want'

Master Bath & Tile's Pros Reveal What They've Learned About The Business Of Showrooms.
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QSC Takes On Taxes And Lawsuits, Rolls Out Maintenance Program

Lawsuit protection and tax reduction strategies, low-cost/high-response lead generation, recruiting and retaining immigrant/ethnic workers, leadership and life-balancing skills - these were just some of the topics covered at the recent Quality Service Contractors' Power Meeting XXII in Savannah, Ga.
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Plumbing Trends: Universal Design

Universal design is the future for creating bathrooms for an aging population.
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2005 ISH Frankfurt To Cover Renewable Energy, Spa/Wellness Sectors

Watch for updates and highlights for this year's ISH Frankfurt trade show, March 15-19, in Frankfurt, Germany.
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A Family Affair

Tips on maneuvering through the minefield that is a family business.
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Plumbing Trends: Powder Room Make Over

Tips on transforming a half-bath to a roomier, more stylish space.
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The High Cost Of Water Leaks

Leak detection services can help homeowners and business owners save money on their water bills.
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Year-End Review
PM SURVEY: PEX Use For Plumbing Gaining Ground

The results of a special PM survey show our readers really like PEX.
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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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