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What Is a Typical Workday for a Plumber?

Posted on: September 26, 2019

A lot goes into being a successful plumber. Depending on your title, location, and area of specialty, your day-to-day routine can vary. However, there’s a lot of basic information to know if you’re considering exploring the career path of plumbing. In today’s blog, the team at Illinois Plumbing Consultants will walk you through the typical…

How Do You Get a Plumbing License in Illinois?

Posted on: July 24, 2019

The experts at Black Diamond know that being a plumber comes with a lot of responsibility and knowledge. However, there are a few extra hurdles to jump through if you want to become a plumber in the state of Illinois. This process includes filling out an application, taking an exam, and fulfilling apprenticeship hours. There…

Different Types of Plumbers & Their Licensing

Posted on: March 27, 2019

A career in plumbing is a rewarding and potentially lucrative one, but it requires the right training and certification. Some people considering this career field get confused by the different types of plumbing titles used in the industry. Here is a closer look at the top three names plumbers use and what it takes to…

How Much Do Plumbers Make?

Posted on: February 26, 2019

If you are considering a career as a plumber, Illinois is a great place to be. Illinois is among the top five best states for plumber salaries, and you can have a high-paying job in this field. Though it is hard to say how much every individual plumber will make because there are many factors…

Three Reasons a Career in Plumbing Is Lucrative and Long Lasting

Posted on: July 13, 2018

The general public may believe a career in plumbing is little more than a blue-collar job, but plumbing is a career that pays quite well. Job security is higher for plumbers than it is for nearly all other professions, and the pay is impressive. However, professional training for this trade is required as states have…

Benefits of Continuing Your Plumbing Education

Posted on: April 2, 2018

Once you have established yourself as a plumber, you may feel as though you don’t need to keep furthering your education. However, failing to keep going with your studies could cause you to fall behind the pack in terms of further opportunities in a competitive field. The good news is that Illinois Plumbing Consultants makes…

Why a Shortage of Plumbers Could Hurt Home Builders

Posted on: January 16, 2018

Home builders must rely on a number of contractors when building their homes, including plumbers. When those contractors aren’t available, builders aren’t able to build homes with proper plumbing installed in them. Here’s a closer look at why there’s a shortage of plumbers and what it may do to the home building industry. How the…

How Can Plumbing Training Help Me in Other Aspects of My Life?

Posted on: November 21, 2017

Are you considering a plumbing career? Are you already a plumber but need help maintaining your education and licensure? Regardless of your preexisting plumbing knowledge, registering for training is always a great next step. Illinois Plumbing Consultants offers plumbing classes for new plumbers and those looking to perfect their skills. Yet, these classes do more…

Why Choose Plumbing as a Career?

Posted on: November 1, 2017

Are you looking for a lucrative and fulfilling career option? Becoming a plumber could be the answer. At Illinois Plumbing Consultants, we have found there are many benefits to choosing plumbing as your career field. From excellent pay to an interesting line of work, you will find that these benefits make plumbing a career worth…

What to Know About Your Plumbing Apprenticeship Sponsor

Posted on: October 17, 2017

If you are considering becoming a plumber, one of the steps in the process is holding a plumber apprenticeship. Illinois Plumbing Consultants offers license test preparation, which is the second part of this process. Here’s what you need to know about finding a sponsor and the benefits that come with having one. How a Sponsor…

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