How to Become a Plumber in Pennsylvania | Terrys Plumbing | Pittsburgh

How to Become a Plumber in Pennsylvania


Plumbers install, service and repair water and gas systems for homes, commercial buildings and industrial facilities. These tradesmen generally begin as apprentices, learning the required skills and techniques for several years before advancing in their position. After training is complete, in most states, the plumber must obtain a license. This usually requires experience and an examination. If you’re interested in how to become a licensed plumber in Pennsylvania, we’ve put together this quick guide to help you begin your journey.

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The Process of a Sewer line Repair | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

The Process of a Sewer line Repair


Intact sewer and water lines are essential to a clean and comfortable home. A sewer line backup or leak can be frustrating to deal with as a homeowner. Along with the unpleasant smell and messy cleanup of a compromised sewer pipe, it can be difficult to pinpoint the root cause of your sewage problem. Read on to learn what signs you should look out for and how sewer lines are replaced.

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Plumbing News Roundup: December 2021 | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing News Roundup: December 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, Delta launches its workstation collection and Voice IQ technology, the NKBA releases their newest Kitchen and Bath Market Index, and we discuss everything you need to know about solar water heaters. Keep on reading for more details.

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Plumbing 101: What is Rough-In Plumbing? | Pittsburgh | Terrys plumbing

Plumbing 101: What is Rough-In Plumbing?


When planning construction, the plumbing rough-in will be a critical component of the beginning portion of the building. The rough-in process requires careful planning and expert installation of the plumbing lines that connect newly constructed homes with the rest of the area’s supply and waste systems. In this blog, we cover rough-in vs finished plumbing and we discuss why it’s important to give plumbers the necessary time for a proper installation.

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How to Winterize your Swimming Pool | Pittsburgh | Terry's plumbing

How to Winterize your Swimming Pool


Nothing beats the convenience of having a private pool in your own backyard. But learning how to winterize a pool is crucial to ownership. Opening a pool that was properly cleaned and balanced is much quicker and easier than opening one that was improperly closed. If you’re looking for instructions on how to clean and winterize your pool, then keep on reading!

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Well Water Pros, Cons and More | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Well Water Pros, Cons and More


The typical residential well is an amazing resource and can produce excellent quality water with minimal servicing. Most wells can operate for many years without maintenance. However, homeowners sometimes don’t realize that their water well requires service and routine maintenance until it is too late. The effect that well water can have on our pipes is something that is greatly overlooked. In this blog we cover how a well works, pros and cons, and common issues you may run into. For more information keep on reading!

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Plumbing News Roundup: November 2021 | Terry's Plumbing | Pittsburgh

Plumbing News Roundup: November 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, American water launched a new partnership, bestplumbersnews.com released their annual report, and Rinnai America Corp opened a new manufacturing plant. Keep on reading for more details.

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The Best Smart Kitchen Appliances of 2021 | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

The Best Smart Kitchen Appliances of 2021


As technology continues to advance, we get what seems like a glimpse of what it’s like to be a Jetson. As a result, even the most basic appliances we use on a day-to-day basis have become more advanced. In this blog we showcase some of the coolest smart kitchen devices and appliances you can purchase today.

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How a Sewer Camera Inspection Works | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How a Sewer Camera Inspection Works


If you’ve done any research on sewer line problems, you’ve probably seen something about “sewer cameras” or “video pipe inspections.” Plumbers use this technique when diagnosing backups or damage, so it’s wise for homeowners to know what sewer camera inspections are and what they’re used for should a problem ever arise. Lucky for you, this is exactly what we cover in this blog!

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Which Toilet Seat is Best for You? | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Which Toilet Seat is Best for You?


Most toilet seats don’t have that big of a job to do–they open, they close and that’s about it. Yet, choosing the right one can have an influence on your experience every time you go to the bathroom. Choosing the right one may seem easy, but you may be surprised at just how varied your options are. This blog will break down all the information you need to know to make an informed buying decision the next time you need a new toilet seat.

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