How Long Does It Take to Become a Licensed Plumber?

January 7, 2020

If you’re interested in becoming a licensed plumber, you should get your educational foundation in high school. It takes strong math skills and knowledge of algebra, geometry and thermodynamics. The time it takes to actually get a license depends on several factors, including where you live. Enroll in a Plumbing School You will need classroom lectures and time in the field with an experienced plumber to become a licensed plumber. Your instructors should have several years of experience working as plumbers and teaching. Instruction should include OSHA safety training and learning local plumbing codes. Other areas you will learn about...

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How to Protect Your Bathroom Drains

December 18, 2019

If a clog is severe enough, you need to call a plumbing company. It’s best to prevent them from occurring to avoid the expense of having it fixed. Clogged drains can be prevented by following a few simple maintenance tips. Here are four things you should do to protect your bathroom drains. 1. Use a Screen Over the Shower Drain Drain screens fit over the drain to catch hair, grease and soap scum while you shower. Clean the screen every day to keep it working at its maximum effectiveness. While it won’t trap all hair and other things that contribute...

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