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The Top 5 Most (In)Famous Plumbers in History

Empires rise and fall on good plumbing. A proper plumber can get any job done. A bad plumber can get you dead. Make sure to thoroughly research the next Pipe Fitter you invite into your home and, at all costs, you should avoid Five infamous plumbers: Infamous Plumber #5 – John Gotti Plumbing supply salesman John Gotti was convicted on multiple counts of murder, extortion, tax evasion and racketeering. At his 1992 trial, Gotti was sentenced to five consecutive life sentences and stood revealed as the boss of the Gambino Crime Family. This marked the end of Gotti’s plumbing career. …

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4 Steps for Finding the Right Plumber

Are you in desperate need of a plumber? Do you want to hire the right person for the job, but you’re worried that you could get scammed? If so, you need to follow the right steps to ensure that nothing goes wrong. Here are four steps to follow when searching for a plumber:

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Top 10 Home Plumbing Myths That Cost You Money

Everybody knows it: it’s ‘conventional wisdom,’ passed down generation to generation. It applies to anything and everything and unfortunately, in many cases, it’s oversimplified or just plain wrong. The conventional wisdom in plumbing is no different; there are many myths. Freshen your drain with lemon? Run water with the garbage disposal? Good ideas? Find out as we explore the top 10 plumbing myths that cost you money!

10 Common Sense Business Basics

Contractors frequently look for new ways to improve and grow their businesses. Most of the time focusing on good old fashioned business basics can make the biggest difference. We recommend every contractor take an honest look at their business to see if they’re doing the basic “blocking and tackling” by adhering to these ten common sense business basics.

The 5 Worst (and 1 of the Best) U.S. Public Bathrooms

Due to a love for road trips and an over-active bladder, I’ve had the misfortune of touring America’s men’s rooms. Thousands of hotels, countless truck stops, and the occasional road side attraction are all equals when judged from the porcelain throne.  Get ready to see some of the worst public bathrooms you can experience. But don’t worry – there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Some bathrooms are great.