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Custom Baseboard Colors

Tom

SupplyHouse.com offers four primary options for baseboard heaters and enclosures: Slant/Fin and Runtal baseboards (primarily for hydronic systems), QMark electric baseboards, and Baseboarders universal replacement covers. All four brands come in white, but there are options for changing the colors … Continue reading

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Aqua-Logic

Adam

The Aqua-Logic Indirect Fired Water Heater, new from Weil McLain, is a class-leading domestic hot water producer with simple plug and play installation.  Combined with the WM97+ range of boilers, this complete system gives high performance and maximizes savings during … Continue reading

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PexTV Episode 14

Mark

In Episode 14 on PexTV we highlight our selection of Air Eliminators. We also tell you about our companies plans to take part in MOVEMBER, and change the face of mens health!

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Viega FostaPEX Tubing

Tom

Viega’s FostaPEX tubing provides a unique option for PEX installations. Its aluminum layer serves as an oxygen barrier, making FostaPEX compatible with closed-loop heating systems. The aluminum also keeps the tubing more rigid and reduces linear expansion. Unlike other PEX-AL-PEX, … Continue reading

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Watch the Tailpipe

Kristine

Start your car on a cold morning and walk around to the tailpipe. See that water dripping? That’s the way a high-efficiency, condensing boiler works. It removes so much of the heat from the flue gases that the gases turn … Continue reading

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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Tom

Tankless water heaters present an alternative to conventional tank water heaters. Tankless units generally take up less space, can be mounted on a wall, and only heat water on demand. Although tank-style water heaters expend extra energy to keep the … Continue reading

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Spruce Up Old Baseboard Heaters With Stylish DIY Replacement Covers

Kristine

Looking for a way to retrofit your old baseboard heaters? Do-it-yourself with the versatile and easy to install Baseboarders replacement covers. Baseboard heaters have been an extremely popular choice for many homes since the mid-1950s—and unfortunately, many of these units … Continue reading

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AO Smith Voltex SHPT-50

Adam

Joining AO Smith’s range of high performance residential heat pump water heaters comes the new SHPT-50 Voltex Hybrid Electric 50-gallon model.  The SHPT-50 has increased energy efficiency to ensure there is available hot water at the lowest possible cost.  With … Continue reading

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PexTV Episode 13

Mark

In this Episode we talk about the products we carry from Triangle Tube. Also, out of no where…there is a new host? WHAAAT?

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Eliminate Drafts this Winter

Tom

During heating season, homes and buildings inevitably lose heat through ceilings, floors, windows, and doors. One major source of heat-loss is often overlooked: ducts. Unless a structure has a forced-air heating system, ducts used for central air conditioning are inactive … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Radiant

Kristine

A great place to understand radiant heating (or to explain it to your customer) is your local grocery store. Stop first in the gadget aisle and pick up a thermometer. It will probably read 70 degrees, a nice comfortable temperature. … Continue reading

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Expansion Tank Mounting Positions

Tom

Expansion tanks can be installed in any direction. Whether oriented uprightly, horizontally, or even upside down, the expansion tank will function properly without any adverse effects. When putting an expansion in an abnormal position (specifically sideways or horizontally), make sure … Continue reading

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