8 silly myths of plumbing

Myth No. 1 — plumbers won’t sell Myth No. 2 — flat rate is dishonest Myth No. 3 — no one wants to be a plumber Myth No. 4 — big service areas make more money Myth No. 5 — my reputation gets me business I need Myth No. 6 — it’s more profitable to be small Myth No. 7 — service agreements won’t work in plumbing Myth No. 8 — plumbing is a lousy business

Mythology is not limited to the ancient Greeks and Romans. A good dose of mythology exists in the plumbing world. Here are some of the most common plumbing myths.

Myth No. 1 — plumbers won’t sell: Plumbers are plumbers because they like to fix things. If they wanted to sell, they would be salespeople. Nevertheless, it’s a myth that they won’t sell.  They will sell under the right circumstances. 

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