By John Doe December 11 2017

Our Ultimate List: 101 Plumbing Blog Post Ideas

When you own a plumbing business, you know that it can be hard to reach out to all of your clients on a regular basis to keep them abreast of the current events in plumbing. By writing a plumbing blog on your website, you can keep your clients in the loop on new plumbing technology, inform them of your schedule, and any other FAQ items that your clients have can be easily received and answered. Plumbing blog post ideas are plentiful, and the only limit to the plumbing topics you can write about is your imagination.

We will give you 50 of the top plumbing blog post ideas to get you started writing your own plumbing blog:

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to do an initial plumbing check when they look at a home they want to purchase. List some of the common plumbing issues that are found in homes, and how they can be identified.

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for toilets. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to vent toilet plumbing. Talk about why toilet plumbing needs to have a vent installed, and what can occur if there isn’t a vent installed.

 

  1. Can plumbing vents clog? What happens when plumbing vents clog? How can you tell if your plumbing vents are clogged? What needs to happen if plumbing vents are clogged?

 

  1. Can plumbing vents freeze? What happens when plumbing vents freeze? How can you tell if your plumbing vents are frozen? What needs to happen if plumbing vents are frozen?

 

  1. Can plumbing solder be used to solder electronics? Why would you not be able to use plumbing solder for any other application? What will happen if you try to solder other devices with plumbing solder?

 

  1. Can plumbing be installed in an exterior house wall? What will occur if you install plumbing in an exterior house wall? Is it advisable to install plumbing in an exterior house wall?

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for sinks. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. How should you pump a septic tank? How do you know that your septic tank needs to be pumped? Are there any alternative repairs to pumping a septic tank? What are the signs that your septic tank needs to be pumped immediately?

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for showers. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. Why is underground copper piping such a big problem for homeowners? Is the old copper piping from your house to your city utilities your problem to repair or the problem of the utility company?
  1. What are some of the problems that occur when copper piping is tied into the city utilities? What is the expense that is related to replacing the old copper piping systems? Should you buy a house that has old copper piping tied into the city utility lines?

 

  1. How do you begin to winterize your home with regard to your plumbing systems? What will occur if you don’t winterize your home prior to freezing weather? What are the long term problems that will need to be repaired on homes that haven’t been winterized?

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for dishwashers. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. How can you flush the plumbing to your washing machine? Why would you need to flush the plumbing to your washing machine? What are some problems that can occur with your plumbing if you don’t flush the plumbing to your washing machine prior to using it?

 

  1. How much can broken plumbing fixtures really cost you on your utility bill? How much can a dripping faucet cost you in a month on your water bill? What about the cost of a leaking pipe? Should you really wait to make any plumbing repair in your home?

 

  1. How can you flush the plumbing to your shower? Why would you need to flush the plumbing to your shower? What are some problems that can occur with your plumbing if you don’t flush the plumbing to your shower prior to using it?

 

  1. How do you obtain a commercial plumbing license? Can you work on residential plumbing with only a commercial plumbing license? What type of courses should you take in order to get a commercial plumbing license?

 

  1. What can be the outcome of using an unlicensed plumber to work in your home? What are some of the long term problems that unlicensed work can cause for a homeowner? Can you have a building permit closed when an unlicensed plumber performs the work on your plumbing?

 

  1. How can you tighten your plumbing fixtures without damaging them? Can you tighten faucets without scratching the finish? Why would plumbing fixtures come loose over time?

 

  1. How can you flush the plumbing to your swimming pool? Why would you need to flush the plumbing to your swimming pool? What are some problems that can occur with your plumbing if you don’t flush the plumbing to your swimming pool prior to using it?

 

  1. When would you need to rent a plumbing snake? What reasons would you want to rent a plumbing snake and do the work yourself? What reasons would be too large of a job to rent a plumbing snake and do the job by yourself?

 

  1. How can you flush the plumbing to your kitchen island? Why would you need to flush the plumbing to your kitchen island? What are some problems that can occur with your plumbing if you don’t flush the plumbing to your kitchen island prior to using it?

 

  1. If your well water doesn’t taste right, should you call a plumber? What can a plumber do to assist with problems with your well? What is outside of the plumber’s scope as far as well repair?

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for garbage disposals. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. When your plumbing is inspected for a permit, what is actually being looked at? Will leaking plumbing pass a permit inspection? Does the plumbing need to be fully completed and tied into the utility company in order to pass permit inspection?
  1. What are some plumbing fails that you have seen while in residential plumbing? Talk about some of the most embarrassing or funny plumbing stories you have from residential plumbing.

 

  1. What are some plumbing fails that you have seen while in commercial plumbing? Talk about some of the most embarrassing or funny plumbing stories you have from residential plumbing.

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for modular homes. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. Does a plumber install residential natural gas lines? Do plumbers repair residential natural gas lines? Do all plumbers do natural gas line work?

 

  1. Can plumbing pipes be welded? What type of plumbing pipes can be welded? What type of plumbing pipes should never be welded?

 

  1. How do you glue plumbing? What type of plumbing can be glued? What type of glue is used to glue plumbing? Is it safe to use plumbing that has been glued?

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for a septic tank system. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. Can plumbing vents run horizontally? What will occur if plumbing vents are installed horizontally?

 

  1. How do you design the plumbing layout for an entire home? Is the plumbing designed before the home is built or after? Does the home builder design the plumbing layout, or does it get designed by a plumbing company?

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for a washing machine. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.
  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for an in ground pool. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. Discuss what your readers can do when a plunger isn’t helping to unclog a toilet in their home. Discuss how they can tell if they need to rent a snake to run on the toilet, or if it is time to give a licensed plumber a call to take care of the toilet clog for them.

 

  1. Talk about how to install a shark bite on a plumbing fitting. What is a shark bite used for? How do you know when you need to use a shark bite? Is installing a shark bite something that the average homeowner should know how to do?

 

  1. How can you be sure that your plumber is licensed to work in your state? What should you do if your plumber isn’t licensed to work in your state?

 

  1. Talk about how to install a quick connect device on a plumbing fitting. What is a quick connect device used for? How do you know when you need to use a quick connect device? Is installing a quick connect devise something that the average homeowner should know how to do?

 

  1. Does a plumber install residential wells? What sort of work do plumbers do with residential wells? If your water is from a well, and you suddenly have no water, should you call a plumber for repairs?

 

  1. Advise your readers on how to install a plumbing system for a kitchen island. Talk about some of the common mistakes that are made and how they can avoid them. Discuss the ways that your readers can perform quick fixes to hold off leaks until a licensed plumber can come and seal in the plumbing and repair any leaks or mistakes.

 

  1. If you can’t unclog your sink with a plunger, is it time to call a plumber? What other resources should you use for a badly clogged sink?

 

  1. What can occur if you allow a pipe under your sink to leak over the course of a month? What can occur if you allow a pipe under your sink to leak over the course of a year?

 

  1. What is plumbers glue? What is plumber’s glue used for? What does plumbers glue actually glue?

 

  1. How can you flush the plumbing to your dishwasher? Why would you need to flush the plumbing to your dishwasher? What are some problems that can occur with your plumbing if you don’t flush the plumbing to your dishwasher prior to using it?

 

  1. If you want to replace copper piping, what should you use to replace it? Would you replace old copper piping with new copper piping, or do you need to use a different material?

 

  1. What is a journeyman plumber? Are they licensed plumbers?

 

  1. If you are a residential plumber, can you work on commercial plumbing? Is there a different license for residential plumbers than for commercial plumbers?

Now that you’ve gotten started on your plumbing blog, here are another fifty topics to keep you writing your plumbing blog:

 

  1. How do you bid plumbing jobs?
  2. What are some major expenses in plumbing jobs?
  3. How can you verify the pricing on your plumbers bid?
  4. Should you get more than one plumbing bid?
  5. How do you install sink drains?
  6. How do you install the shower drains?
  7. How do you install floor drains?
  8. How do you install a washing machine drain?
  9. How do you tie in a dishwasher drain?
  10. What happens if you forget to tie in a dishwasher drain?
  11. How do you install plumbing in a basement floor?
  12. How can you add plumbing to your shed?
  13. How much does it cost to add plumbing to a shed?
  14. Is it cost feasible to add a sink to your laundry room?
  15. What is PEX tubing?
  16. What is PEX tubing used for?
  17. What is CPVC?
  18. What is CPVC used for?
  19. How do you use plumbing tape?
  20. How do you know how much plumbing tape to use?
  21. What happens if you don’t use enough plumbing tape?
  22. What happens if you use too much plumbing tape?
  23. What should you do if you forget to use plumbing tape?
  24. How do you install RV plumbing?
  25. Is RV plumbing similar to home plumbing?
  26. Do plumbers install gas lines in RVs?
  27. Do plumbers repair gas lines in RVs?
  28. Do plumbers repair RV plumbing?
  29. What are some of the common problems with RV plumbing?
  30. Why are my pipes making noise?
  31. What can I do to stop my pipes from making noise?
  32. Do all pipes make noise?
  33. Do noisy pipes mean I need new pipes installed?
  34. How much can a dripping sink cost me in water bills?
  35. How much can a leaky pool cost me in water bills?
  36. How much can a running toilet cost me in water bills?
  37. How long does plumbing need to leak before mold starts?
  38. Will leaking plumbing always cause mold?
  39. What other problems can leaking plumbing cause besides mold?
  40. Should you call a plumber for small leaks?
  41. Should you call a plumber if a drain clogs for more than one day?
  42. Should you call a plumber if a toilet clogs more than one time?
  43. Tell a funny plumbing story of something flushed.
  44. Tell a funny plumbing story of something leaking.
  45. Tell a funny plumbing story of something flooding.
  46. Tell a funny plumbing story of water shut off.
  47. What do you replace with PEX tubing?
  48. What do you replace with CPVC?
  49. What size fitting do I need for my sink?
  50. What size fitting do I need for my washing machine?