plumber

Dating back to the early 1900s with his great grandfather, you could say that plumbing runs in Bobby Drescher Jr.’s blood. Drescher (@theplumberlorian on IG), alongside his brother, has run a family-owned and operated plumbing service and repair company since 2005, which was started by Drescher’s father. Drescher started in the plumbing trade as a Read more

When Jonathan Cheever snowboards in World Cup races this winter, he has the Viega logo on his uniform. When he installs hot water heaters this summer, he’ll have Viega fittings in his toolbox. Viega LLC is stoked to announce its sponsorship of Jonathan Cheever, a 2018 Olympian and a 14-year member of the U.S. Snowboard Read more

It’s no secret that the trades are desperate for skilled workers. Part of the problem in recruiting young people to the trades lies in the manner in which tradespeople are perceived. A select few have made it their mission to update the perception of tradespeople. Mike Rowe’s TV Show “Dirty Jobs” highlights important trades jobs Read more

Uniweld Products’ CrossBow™ Ratchet Tube Bender enables plumbers and HVAC/R technicians to make precision bends up to 90 degrees with soft copper and aluminum tubing. The low friction mandrels and rotating side support blocks provide precision bending in restricted spaces. Bend tubing sizes: 3/8″, 1/2″, 5/8″, 3/4″, 7/8″, and 1-1/8″ O.D. You can produce bends Read more

Mokena, Ill. — The Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) and ASSE International are seeking professional input toward the development of an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recognized standard for hydronic and radiant heating/cooling designers and installers. The standard will allow authorities to recommend certification as a minimum requirement to obtain a business license to practice hydronic Read more