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Should You Become a Plumber or an Electrician? 7 Points to Consider

Oct 10, 2019 2:40:09 PM

Pre-apprenticeship students in class at Herzing College (2019)

How to Become a Plumber in Ontario: Your First 5 Steps

Apr 20, 2019 12:57:15 PM
 Photo: Plumbing students hard at work at Herzing College (2019)

Updated April 2022

Plumbers are respected, well-paid tradespeople. Everyone knows we rely heavily on skilled plumbers for basic survival needs (clean drinking water), and a wide range of daily conveniences (dishwashers, washing machines, toilets, showers, etc.)

This is one of most popular trades careers out there. Thinking about becoming a plumber, and wondering what's involved in training, certification, and launching your career?

Here are your first five steps to get the ball rolling.

5 DIY Plumbing Errors You'll Fix During Your Plumber Career

May 1, 2017 10:46:22 AM

Throughout your plumber career you'll encounter many homeowners who cross the line between simple plumbing repairs, and overly ambitious DIY disasters.

It's human nature to overestimate skill level, and want to tackle jobs ourselves. But when it comes to plumbing, repairs gone wrong can lead to dangerous and costly consequences.

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