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You will find tips, steps and stories here that will help you better understand your home’s plumbing. These posts are simple and easy-to-understand without plumbing lingo.

We want to make sure you’re prepared if a plumbing emergency occurs. If you have a plumbing question, e-mail us at MrsRooterBlog@MrRooter.com.

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Reunion 2014 Recap

Sep 15, 2014

Reunion 2014 Recap

Reunion 2014 went above and beyond, and we are so pleased with the outcome of our time with our franchisees. This was an exciting time to teach our franchisees about some of the coming technology updates, changes in marketing, and even share leadership and shop tips among franchisees.

This year’s Reunion included lots of informative sessions and fun events for everyone to enjoy! Major highlights include:

Google and Yodle- Representatives from Yodle, Mr. Rooter’s new SEO and online vendor, presented with Heather McLeod, national marketing manager. With the launch of our new websites, Yodle showed us how their expertise will maintain the placement and growth of our websites. Our surprise guests, Google, supported their expertise!

#MrRooterHunt- Our franchisees competed in a photo scavenger hunt during their time at Reunion. With their lists and cameras, franchisees found the most entertaining and important aspects of the week and shared them with the social world. To see their findings and fun, search #MrRooterHunt and #MrRooter on Instagram and Twitter.

Service Titan- Our technology team is constantly researching and enhancing the best support systems for our franchisees. We officially announced our use of Service Titan to assist scheduling our technicians and customers. We are excited for the future with Service Titan!

Our Award Winners:

Franchisee of the Year Patrick Patel
Mr. Rooter Pioneer Mark and Olga Edwards
Rookie of the Year Mike Wickam
Woman of the Year Amanda Sims
Excellence in Leadership Keith Godbout
Excellent in Mentoring Clint Kershaw
Sales Leader (over 500k pop) John Akhoian
Sales Leader (under 500k pop) Paul and Saunda Kitchen

We can’t wait to see everyone at Reunion in Austin, Tex. September 7-10, 2015!

Farts and Crafts: Toilet Paper Roll Racecar

Sep 5, 2014

By Kristin Waites Looking for a fun craft for the kids? Here’s a great craft to keep their attention and provide hours of fun afterwards! The process is simple, but make sure to watch help younger kids with scissors and paint. Materials Toilet paper rolls Paint Paintbrush Glue stick Construction paper Instructions Paint the tubes.

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Mr. Rooter Took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 29, 2014

Over the past weeks, hundreds upon thousands of people have been pouring ice water over their heads and posting a video about it, sharing with the world their reactions to the temporary freezing sensation the ice causes. Unfortunately, this sensation is nothing compared to the permanent feelings those with ALS (also Lou Gehrig’s disease) suffer

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Farts and Crafts: Toilet Paper Roll Miniature Storage Baskets

Aug 28, 2014

By Kristin Waites Materials Toilet paper roll Scissors Hot glue gun Make Your Toilet Paper Storage Basket Cut the toilet paper roll in half lengthwise, so that you have a rectangle instead of a tube. If you have time, you may want to lay the toilet paper rolls under a few heavy books after you

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Farts and Crafts: Toilet Paper Roll Pinball Game

Aug 18, 2014

Written by Lance Hayes Are you looking for the perfect arts and crafts to entertain the kids? Try making this pinball machine instead of spending lots of quarters at the arcade! With a few items from around the house, you can entertain the kids for hours with a cardboard pinball machine. It is an easy

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The Dwyer Group, Inc. Acquired by The Riverside Company

Aug 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Monica Feid, BizCom Associates (972) 490-8053, MonicaFeid@BizComPR.com WACO, Texas (August 18, 2014) – The Dwyer Group®, Inc., one of the world’s largest franchising companies of trades service brands, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations

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UNICEF Vends Dirty Water To Raise Awareness

Aug 14, 2014

You have access to clean drinking water every day, but it’s a far different story in developing countries around the world. What if someone bottled the dirty, disease-ridden water that kills 4,200 children every day and tried to sell it on the streets of New York? That’s just what the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

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Farts and Crafts: Toilet Paper Roll Cow

Aug 8, 2014

Looking for the perfect craft to do with your kids on any afternoon? Why not try making a cow out of a toilet paper roll?! The overall project takes about 45 minutes and is fairly simple. It’s a great craft recommended for 4-6 year olds, but anyone can enjoy making this creative cow using just

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How to Choose a Plumber

Aug 5, 2014

You wake up in a hurry and look at the clock- 6:43 a.m. You were supposed to be up almost an hour ago. No more late night movies for you and the kids. Racing out of bed, you throw on some clothes, putting on some make up and pulling your hair out of your face

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Summer Water Conservation

Aug 1, 2014

In continuation from our previous blog on water conservation, we have more water (and money) saving tips for this summer. This post focuses on what you can do in the bathroom to conserve water and cut down those costs. Each of these is an easy fix and will help you save! In reference to our

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