October 2011

Teenager Apprentices Pulling the Plug on Plumbing & Heating Trades

Plumbing Apprenticeship

Teenagers are turning away from many of the traditional trades such as plumbing, because of low wages that are forcing them to live at home for the duration of their apprenticeship. The amount of young apprentices that complete an apprenticeships is set to hit an all time low, with nearly one out of every two students dropping out before finishing their apprenticeship program.

Portland Oregon Landlords & Renters Can Now Use Coupons Without Restrictions

PORTLAND, OR -- The Portland Plumbers $30 Offer is a no restriction, no boundaries offer of Portland Plumbing Plus LLC, which allows landlords and renters to save on plumbing costs without restrictions. The unrestricted promo coupon knocks $30 off of all services of the company and is currently active in most cities in Oregon and in some nearby neighborhoods in Washington.

Top Marietta Plumbing Company Valu-Rite Plumbing to Counsel Boy Scout’s Plumbing Merit Badge Camp

ATLANTA, GA -- Valu-Rite Plumbing loves getting involved in their community and it’s their pleasure to counsel this year’s Plumbing Merit Badge Camp for The Boy Scouts of America on October 15, 2011. In addition to sharing common plumbing repair techniques, the event will give Valu-Rite Plumbing the opportunity to teach youngsters the importance of proper sanitation and help protect their health and the health of their families as they enter into adulthood.

Long Island Plumbers, Abstract Mechanical, Saving Your Money by Going Green

Abstract Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning

FARMINGVILLE, NY  -- In an era defined by recycling and reusing, it is no wonder that most companies have joined the green bandwagon and adjusted what they once sold to accommodate such a widely growing market. If we look at the recent and still ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, we see just how costly mechanical failures can be.

Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds Can Spook Your Home's Plumbing System

Mr. Rooter®

WACO, Texas, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns is an age-old Halloween tradition. However, it can turn into a plumbing nightmare if the pulp and seeds go down the garbage disposal. With the usual increase in clogged kitchen sink drains and jammed garbage disposals plumbers see this time of year, Mr. Rooter® Plumbing is already prepared for the spike in calls.

Standard Pacific Homes Announces October 15 Grand Opening of Sagewood at Blackstone in El Dorado Hills

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes announces the October 15 Grand Opening of Sagewood at Blackstone in the highly desirable El Dorado Hills area. The four brand-new single-family home designs showcase cutting-edge architectural concepts with flexible options that allow homebuyers to maximize their homes' livability. These ENERGY STAR® qualified homes also offer optional solar power systems all within the resort-style atmosphere of a master-planned community. Plus, Standard Pacific Homes is offering special pricing at the Grand Opening event that makes these beautiful homes an exceptional value. The event will also include a live radio broadcast by KGBY 92.5.

Nissan Expands Partnership With Habitat for Humanity International

Nissan USA

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Nissan Americas announced a significant expansion of its longstanding partnership with Habitat for Humanity International with a $2.5 million donation.  Nissan's vision is to invite all its stakeholders to participate in the partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Point-of-sale materials in dealerships and communications to consumers will convey information about Habitat activities. Consumers who visit the Nissanusa.com website can click through to Habitat's site to make a donation or find volunteer opportunities across the country.

Conn's Partners with Creative Channel Services to Enhance Employee Knowledge

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Channel Services (CCS), a leading retail marketing agency, today announced that Conn's has joined its growing list of retail partners that leverage the agency's CyberScholar digital platform to increase retail associate knowledge of home appliance (HA) and consumer electronics (CE) products.

Observe National Toilet Tank Repair Month With Mr. Rooter(R) Toilet Diagram

Mr Rooter

WACO, TX, Oct 11, 2011 -- The dripping sound coming from the kitchen sink usually means money is going down the drain. But toilets often leak silently, leaving homeowners unaware of the water and money they're wasting. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, a leaky toilet can waste about 200 gallons of water a day.

Houston TX Plumber Offers Kitchen Remodeling Services

Houston, TX (Press Release – October 14, 2011) – There can be many reasons to consider a remodel of your kitchen. Whether you’re looking to increase the property value of your home or simply update an older style, a remodel of your kitchen can prove extremely beneficial for both you and your residence. Yet a kitchen remodel can prove extremely complicated, and is certainly not a task to be taken on by your lonesome.