Articles by Bob Miodonski

PM Profile: PHCC Legislative Agenda Pushes Small Business, Technical School Funds

Incoming President Keith Bienvenu sees opportunities in the ‘new normal’ economy.
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2011 Wholesaler of the Year - First Supply

First Supply helps contractors keep their competitive edge.
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First Supply Stays A Step Ahead

Our Wholesaler of the Year shows how a good supply house helps your business.
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Changes In Operations Are All Part Of The 'New Normal'

The PHCC – National Association is advising contractors to take this time to analyze their company’s structure and business practices to adapt their operations to the 'new normal' of the ever-changing marketplace. You can apply this advice whether your business is contracting, wholesaling, engineering, manufacturing or even publishing.
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'Toilet conversation' Can Lead To More Sales

When the moment arrives for you to talk to your customers about a new toilet, my guess is that you don’t start to giggle.
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PM Profile: Gerber Sees Demand Growing In Repair and Remodel Market

Plumbing contractors should focus on ‘delighting’ their customers.  
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Splash Rides Remodeling Wave

Contractor’s showroom business gets boost from social media and home show marketing. 
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Radiant will remain viable option as building market picks up

John Siegenthaler and Dan Holohan say hydronics will get boost from green technologies.
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PM Profile: T&S Brass Sees Uptick In Food-Service, Other Commercial Markets

Manufacturer sees growing demand for green products from restaurants and hotels.
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Close Encounter With Airbag Brings Striking Comparison

I was intrigued last month when I attended the National Fire Protection Association convention in Boston.
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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

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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.