With 2020 just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to dig into some important plumbing industry news and statistics that will have direct implications for plumbing careers and businesses.
ServiceTitan Membership Renewal Protection: Never Lose a Membership to an Expired or Compromised Card Again
When you think of a plumber, what comes to mind? A worker in a jumpsuit, a belt heavy with tools slung over their shoulder, ready to crawl into the dark corners of our homes to fix a leak? And they're almost certainly a man, right?
No matter what stage you are in your career, there is one universal truth that almost every woman in the workforce cannot seem to escape—she stands out in a male-dominated industry. A recent World Bank report found that women only account for 38 percent of global human capital wealth versus 62 percent for men. This jarring statistic illustrates the high cost of gender inequality in the workforce. The social and economic consequences of that inequality can be felt in virtually every industry—including the trades.
Operating a home services business is no small feat. It’s not enough to simply be an expert in your trade, you also need to know how to manage your financials, bring in new customers, coach your staff… the list can feel endless.
When your techs are out in the field servicing customers, their truck or van serves as their home base. It stores all the tools and resources your team needs—but still needs to be kept organized and tidy to keep them efficient and ready for the next job.
Home service businesses can rarely afford to play the price-slashing game—but there are options for shops looking to one-up cheaper rivals.
Introducing Rule-Based Financing: A Smarter Way to Offer Customer Financing and Supercharge Your Average Ticket
There’s one thing virtually every plumber can agree on: keeping your plumbing van setup properly organized is nearly impossible. Between a busy schedule and a stockpile of tools, it can be a major pain point that can really disrupt your productivity and even your safety.