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Growing Your Plumbing Business Starts With Reliable Tools

Growing a plumbing business is hard work. Competition is fierce, and in an age of DIY home improvement projects, far too often people think that they can resolve their plumbing issues only to discover that they have made things far worse. Fortunately, for every DIY mishap there is a business opportunity to provide exceptional service.

4 Tips To Grow Your Plumbing Business
From email marketing to word of mouth referrals, there are several steps that you can take to start growing your plumbing business.

  1. Use Reliable Tools.  Growing any business starts with the right tools, and plumbing isn’t an exception. You can’t expect to exceed a customer’s expectations, or to resolve their plumbing issues, if you are using faulty tools. From your pipe cutters to your crimping tools, every single item in your truck and toolbox needs to be the highest quality. WHEELER-REX offers the best pipe tools in the business to help you grow your plumbing company into a local or national force to be reckoned with. Whether you focus on large commercial jobs, want to become the go-to plumbing company for condos and HOAs, or you prefer the diversity of working on all types of residential projects, WHEELER-REX can ensure that you have the tools needed to succeed.

 

  1. Find Your Niche.  Speaking of focusing on certain types of projects, the easiest way to grow your plumbing business is to discover your specific niche. Will you focus on repairing sanitary equipment? Do you want to focus on installation products? Should your company become experts at installing an entire plumbing system for a house or commercial building? No matter the answer, if you want to grow your business in a cost and time effective manner, then you need to focus on one niche sector at a time.

 

  1. Always Submit Essential Documents On Time.  Contractors are notorious for trying to avoid paperwork like the plague. When working with a builder, you should submit all necessary forms on time. This includes submitting any plumbing clearance certificates, forms, guides, and proposals. By submitting this essential paperwork on time, you can gain a reputation as a reliable plumber who is easy to work with; this reputation will help you to more easily grow your business. Speaking of important documents, don’t forget to fill out the warranties on all of your essential tools and products.

 

  1. Offer An Incentive For Word Of Mouth Growth.  Word of mouth marketing is one of the most cost effective ways to grow a business. Why? Simply put it doesn’t cost you a penny. However, in order for word of mouth marketing to work, you need to offer your customers a valuable incentive. Whether it is a referral punch card that offers a discount on future services or early access to future promotions, your clients need to know that you will reward them for helping you. As part of this step, make sure that you have a memorable logo, a catchy slogan that succinctly describes your services, an SEO enhanced website, and great reviews on Yelp, Google, and Angie’s List. If you don’t have a cohesive business presence that supports your customers’ claims, then their referrals won’t lead anywhere. In other words, your future clients need to be able to find you easily via phone, email, online, and social media.

 

“Don’t Put Off Tomorrow What You Can Do Today.”
With the above four tips at the ready, growing your business doesn’t have to be something that you simply talk about. Instead, you can take action to begin a successful expansion into new local or national markets. Start with the right tools, identify your niche market, submit all paperwork on time to avoid costly project delays, and give back to your customers so that free word of mouth marketing can work to your advantage. Through these four steps you can and will help your plumbing business reach new heights.

Want to know where you can buy the best pipe tools in the business? Use our locator to find a distributor near you.

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Trade Show 2018 Schedule: Experience WHEELER-REX Quality in Person

WHEELER-REX Tradeshow Backdrop

You know we take quality personally, and the best way to experience WHEELER-REX quality is in person. We’ll be at the following shows this year, so stop by and experience the difference yourself!

Check back often to see what new shows we’re going to.

Omni Distributor Meetings                February 4-6              Palm Desert, CA

ARA Show                                                   February 18-21          New Orleans, LA

WASDA Annual Meeting                      February 25-28         Palm Desert, CA

ABC/Nat’l Craft Championship         March 18-22              Long Beach, CA

CMPX                                                            March 21-23              Toronto, ON, Canada

Standard Plumbing Show                    March 22                     Sandy, UT

DPA Annual Meeting                             May 20-22                  Orlando, FL

AWWA Trade Show                                June 11-14                    Las Vegas, NV

AFSA Trade Show                                   Sep 30 – Oct 3             Washington, D.C.

Net Plus Annual Meeting                    October 7-9                Phoenix, AZ

Service World Expo                               October 10-12            Las Vegas, NV

PHCC Trade Show                                  October 10-12            Albuquerque, NM

WASDA Fall Meeting                            October 15-17            Indianapolis, IN

STAFDA                                                      October 28-30          Phoenix , AZ

Equity Annual Meeting                       October 29-31           Chicago, IL

ASA                                                              Oct. 31-Nov.2             Scottsdale, AZ

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Please contact wr.support@wheelerrex.com 
or call 1-800-321-7950 for more Trade Show information.

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Our Demo Van is Coming Your Way…

EVENT INFO

WHEELER-REX Demo Van Interior product demo

Counter Day at
Corix Water Products – Hillsboro, OR

Date: April 18th

Address: 8043 NE Mauzey Court Hillsboro, OR 97124

For more info, contact wheeler@wheelerrex.com

 

 


2018 Stops:

  • JANUARY
  • FEBRUARY –  California
  • MARCH – Oregon, Washington, Idaho
  • APRIL -Oregon, Washington, Idaho
  • MAY – Colorado, Kansas, Missouri
  • JUNE – TBD
  • JULY – TBD
  • AUGUST – TBD
  • SEPTEMBER – TBD
  • OCTOBER – TBD
  • NOVEMBER – TBD
  • DECEMBER – TBD

 


WHEELER-REX Demo Van

And it’s loaded with tons of new products. Come out and experience the WHEELER-REX difference for yourself. Our sales staff is on hand at every stop to demonstrate how WHEELER-REX quality can make your work easier and to answer any questions you might have about how a product is used, our excellent customer support, and anything else they can help you with.

WHEELER-REX Demo Van Interior

We take quality personally, and the best way to experience WHEELER-REX quality is in person, so stop by when the van rolls through your town.

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If you want the demo van to stop in your town, please contact wr.support@wheelerrex.com
or call 1-800-321-7950.