Winterizing Your Irrigation System

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If you’re a homeowner like me, you’ve probably heard that it’s a good idea to winterize your irrigation system, which includes your backflow device. But what exactly does this mean? And how necessary is it?

As a DIYer on a tight budget, I always weigh the “necessary” part. Is this something I NEED to do now, or can it wait? Of course, the answer depends on who you ask, and more importantly, where you live.

If you live in a ...

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Standing Out in a Male-Dominated Industry

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When I first started in the plumbing industry in 2009, I was nervous about moving into a male-dominated industry. I was still young in my professional career, and while I showed respectable growth in my former roles at a start-up company, moving from Administrative Assistant, to Sales Assistant to Sales Executive in less than two years, I was skeptical about what my career path would be in a larger, more established company – especially one run almost exclusively by men. ...

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Building a Team that Includes Processes

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Going from a small team to a large team has its benefits. We have more people to accomplish all that we’ve wanted to do. The downfall? We were so busy building features that we didn’t take the time to build out systems and processes as we scaled.

With a team of just a few, there were always fires to be put out and features to be built. We’re a technology company, and changes in our field happen fast. In the ...

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