Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the recession, the poor housing and nonresidential construction markets had a direct and adverse effect on plumbers, causing declines in the industry's revenue. Demand will recover over the next five years as credit conditions soften and residential construction rises. In addition, rising consumer spending will encourage businesses and homeowners to spend on plumbing services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic distribution of establishments in the Plumbing industry generally corresponds with the distribution of population and economic activity, reflecting the small-scale and localized nature of most contractors.
The Southeast region accounts for about 25.7% of industry establishments, which broadly corresponds with the region's share of US population, 25.4%... purchase to read more