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Change is Constant

June 18, 2019
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Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral on April 15, 2019 in Paris, France.

Hot Work

May 16, 2019
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Got That in Writing?

April 17, 2019
Lochinvar’s micro-CHP (Combined Heat & Power) XRGI 25 cogeneration system.
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Ahead of the Curve

Dec. 15, 2018
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Contractormag 11920 Calculations


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Oct. 12, 2018
Over the years more than a few things have contributed to my gray hairs.
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Making Trades Work Fun Again

Sept. 14, 2018
A college education is not required to attain a rewarding career in the trades.
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Thrown Under the Bus

Aug. 22, 2018
As you might see from your own turfs, the reviews range all over the map with ones gushing about the outstanding service to ones throwing the firm under the bus.
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United States Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

Who Loves You Baby? SCOTUS Does

July 18, 2018
One thing for sure: internet e-commerce retailers don’t love you baby, they’re out to line their own pockets.
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Contractormag 11234 Rhino On The Bridge

Success or failure

June 20, 2018
No one I’ve known who ventured out on their own set out to be a failure and, yet, the majority of new small businesses will fail within the first three years.
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Contractormag 10997 Oldtimeremote

IoT: Friend or foe?

May 10, 2018
That first remote allowed us to dial in reception for a sharper picture and if you held it down, the picture would eventually be completely fuzzy.


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eBook: Building Your Plumbing Business Brand

Nov. 10, 2023
The articles collected here will give you guidance on how to build your brand into something respected, depended on, and instantly recognized.

Listen to sell

April 16, 2018
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Contractormag 10281 Young Woman Hard Hat

Push-to-connect fittings are handy

Dec. 13, 2017
The first time I encountered a SharkBite fitting was while conducting a forensic analysis in a large custom home where their hydronic heating system was making shotgun-like noises...

10.5 Business tips that helped me

Nov. 11, 2017
Small businesses that survive in the long haul have managed to build into their daily practices rules to govern how they conduct business that helps to ensure success.
Contractormag 9831 Sewerline

Some days you’re knee deep in slurry

Oct. 16, 2017
Ever have one of those jobs where no matter how hard you strive, it’s just not going to go as planned? Even when if it’s not your fault, it still is?
Contractormag 9574 Doctor

The heating doctor is in!

Sept. 12, 2017
Always amuses me whenever Lois and I go to a large social event and folks discover that I'm a mechanical contractor. People seek advice for their problems and, if nothing else...