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Pump It Up: Moving Water The Right Way

Nick B

Pumps, or circulators, are used in hydronic systems to move water through the system at a desired rate.  There are many important factors to consider when purchasing a pump, such as GPM, head range, voltage, and horsepower.   Two Quick Terms -GPM - An acronym for “gallons per minute,…

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SupplyHouse Stress Test: Milwaukee M12 Airsnake

Nick B

Ever wanted to take your tools and really see what they can do?  Well recently I got to do just that with the Milwaukee M12 Airsnake.  This innovative tool uses compressed air to blast tough clogs out of pipes without having to take anything apart or run a traditional drain snake.  The Airsnake …

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Panasonic FV-05-11VK1/FV-0511VK2 WhisperGreen Select Ventilation Fan

Emily

  Thanks to an impressive array of advanced options, the new WhisperGreen Select is the ideal all-purpose IAQ Solution.  Pick-A-Flow technology gives users the ability to select required air flow with just the flip of a switch.   WhisperGreen Select offers a unique set of four patented m…

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3 Useful Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

Guest

The sump pump acts as a protective barrier between the foundation of your house and the water from the municipal sewage system.  The groundwater in the foundation is rerouted into a drain system (which is also located at the foundation), goes through a system of pipes, and finally reaches the s…

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Meet Boiler Man, Soccer’s Newest Mascot

Nick B

Some things just go together: peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, 2nd tier soccer teams and human/boiler hybrids that laugh in the face of science and everything it taught us was possible, all these instantly come to mind.  So it was only a matter of time until a creature like Boiler Man g…

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5 Signs Your Home Needs a Dehumidifier—and How to Select the Right One

Guest

Does your bread seem to go stale after a day or two?  Do your crackers and cookies lose their crispness soon after you open the box?  These aren’t just minor quirks that homeowners learn to live with, they are also signs that you may have a problem with high humidity in your home.   W…

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3 Plumbing Problems to Look for When House Hunting

Nick B

When you are touring a home or apartment it can be an overwhelming experience.  Between thinking about where you would put all of your furniture, analyzing the commute from that location, and mentally balancing your budget with the new place in mind, it’s easy to forget something like the plumbin…

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Mini-Split Air Conditioning Systems

Emily

  A ductless mini-split air conditioning system includes an indoor evaporator unit connected to an outdoor condenser by a refrigerant line set.  These systems eliminate noise, wiring, and ductwork from the living space and present an alternative to window-mounted units and ducted central ai…

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Core Values Weeks ’18: New York Races to the Finish

Nick B

Every year all branches of SupplyHouse.com celebrate our Core Values with a multi-week long series of activities.  The New York office took on six weeks of activities that culminated in a final celebration of the company and the people that make up it.   The Activities Department Swap…

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Plumber Paddles Bathtub Boat Through Torbay for Cancer Charity

Nick B

Iain Bevan's a plumber and former member of the Royal Navy who when faced with the loss of several friends, his father-in-law, and mother to cancer decided to raise money to find a cure for the disease which took so much from him.   What He Did Combining his current and past careers as…

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Core Values Weeks ’18: New Jersey Tie-Dye Together

Katy

For Core Values weeks we celebrated positive attitude and perseverance with spirit week!  We tie-dyed, had twin day, superhero day and tropical day.   For teamwork and innovation we held Supply House Olympics with bowling (knocking down tall boxes with a huge kickball), an event where teams…

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A Toilet That Can Play Skyrim?

Nick B

Technology has finally reached the point where you can play the critically acclaimed open-world video game Skyrim on the toilet!  I'm not talking about using a portable system or setting up a TV in your bathroom (while that is a good idea), I'm telling you that there's literally a toilet that can p…

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