Blog Posts in 2015

The Plumber's Paradise

It’s a little early to get “cabin fever.” You know, that feeling of being cooped up indoors? But having suffered with a long, cold, drizzly, icy Thanksgiving weekend, and facing an ...
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Golden Thinking

Golden Thinking We all learned the Golden Rule at a young age; "treat others as you would like to be treated." Sure, it’s something that has been preached to us since we can remember, ...
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Pulling An All-Nighter By the Pool (It's Not as Glamorous As It Sounds)

We love our techs here at James Rowe Plumbing for many reasons. They prove their love and dedication for their jobs everyday while out at our customers' homes, and often go above and beyond the ...
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Where the Deer and the Plumbing Guys Play

Where the Deer and the Plumbing Guys Play Being so involved with our business as my wife Mishell and I are, it is hard to imagine working in any other industry other than plumbing. But thinking back, ...
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The White Glove Test Even When OTHERS Leave The Mess

We often say that James Rowe Plumbers are the "White Glove" plumbers, which might evoke the image of Jeeves the butler, maybe with a wrench on his tray and his nose in the air. But honestly, ...
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It Really Is The Best Policy

It Really Is The Best Policy Let's face it...'honest' is unfortunately NOT the first word that comes to mind when talking about plumbers. We had a customer call us once that asked us a ...
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A Cause We Care About

One way to gauge a company's dedication to their community is whether they serve others with the same amount of attention as they have for the financial bottom line. I like to think that we at ...
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Honey, What's That In The Toilet?

Honey, What’s That In The Toilet? Of all the calls we receive, sewer stoppages are one of the most common problems we encounter. While we have seen an assortment of different items stuck in ...
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"Snakes ...Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?"

“Snakes …Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?” Working in plumbing, we work with snakes on a daily basis. Drain snakes! But with one of our clients, we LITERALLY work alongside REAL ...
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Wielding Wicked Washer Hoses

Wielding Wicked Washer Hoses There’s a truism about water: if there’s a way out, water will find it! And if there’s a way for a penny-pinching homeowner to avoid calling a plumber, ...
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When and Why to D.I.Y.

When and Why to D.I.Y. We all know one...that guy who can fix anything. We call these guys “Mr. Fix-It” around here. And there have been more than a few times where, although they tried, ...
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A Cozy Community

Stephen King once wrote, “Who gets to be best-liked in any community? Who is the most trusted? Why, the man who does the dirty job, of course, and does it with a smile. The man who does the job ...
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This Disposal Totally ROCKS! (But Not In A Good Way!)

It was unusual for us to hear from a customer needing us so soon after a service call. The garbage disposal we had just installed a few days before had stopped working. Fortunately, it was under ...
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How Can We Make You Smile?

As a business owner, you encounter thousands of customers over the years. And while we are thankful for and love all of our customers, there are always a few that we tend to remember over time. These ...
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REFLECTIONS ON INDEPENDENCE

REFLECTIONS ON INDEPENDENCE The staff at James Rowe Plumbing is anxious to take a planned long weekend for July 4th, with “planned” always taken with a grain of salt. In this business, you ...
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