At Rocket we take our work very seriously, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t fun or interesting facts that are part of the industry. Today’s blog post is all about teaching you about things that you might have never known about plumbing! Here are 5 cool plumbing facts!
- Most Famous Plumbers
Can you guess who the most famous plumbers are? The answer might surprise you. Appearing in over 200 video games, Mario and Luigi have been the most well-known plumbers since 1985.
- Commonly flushed
What are the most common items flushed down the toilet? Children’s toys are still popular items that can clog a toilet, but smartphones are slowly taking the lead. From phones falling out of pockets while in the bathroom to phones being used while in the bathroom, it may be a good idea to get that protection plan the next time you upgrade.
- Use Your Dishwasher
Sometimes the lazy option is the best option. National Geographic reports that using a dishwasher instead of scrubbing and drying dishes by hand is actually a more efficient use of water. So go ahead and load, rinse, repeat.
- Einsteins 2nd life
“If I could do it all again, I’d be a plumber.” This quote, according to Goodreads and many other quotation websites, comes from famed German physicist, philosopher and Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein. “If I could do it all again, I’d be a plumber.”
- Ancient Plumbers
Standardized plumbing can be traced back to around 3,000 B.C. when the Indus River Valley civilization used earthen plumbing pipes to provide transportable water and drain wastes.
Hope you found some of these “fun facts” as interesting as we did!