Monthly Archives: January 2014


Webstone Radiator Valve Spud Wrench

Adam

Webstone’s Radiator Valve Spud Wrench is designed for making radiator valve repairs and can be used on 1/2” to 2” radiator valves. The radiator valve body is connected to the radiator by a spud. In order to remove the radiator … Continue reading

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Easily Monitor Heating Oil Levels

Tom

The OEM Rocket Wireless Fuel Level Monitor lets users keep track of the amount of heating oil remaining in their storage tank. The transmitter mounts to the oil tank. It uses ultrasonic waves to detect oil levels in the tank … Continue reading

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Can PEX Tubing Freeze?

Tom

PEX tubing has the ability to expand and return to its original shape. This makes PEX more freeze-resistant than traditional rigid pipe (copper, galvanized, etc.). Still, PEX is not freeze-proof.  A PEX line can burst if fluid freezes in it. … Continue reading

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DIY Radiant Heat Panel

Tom

If you’re looking for an easy way to install do-it-yourself hydronic radiant heating, consider Uponor’s Radiant Ready 30E panel. The pre-assembled unit includes almost everything you’d need to set up a complete system: 9 kW electric boiler, 5-loop manifold (Uponor … Continue reading

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Increase Your Comfort Level This Winter With a Humidifier

Kristine

In the winter months, when heating systems are really chugging away, indoor air can become dry and staticky. A whole-house humidifier is a great way to add back a little moisture. Here are the basics. Scratchy throats, frequent nosebleeds, dry … Continue reading

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Heat Exchanger Sizing

Tom

Heat exchangers transfer heat between two media without allowing them to come into direct contact. Make sure to size heat exchangers correctly, whether you need one for a snow melt or swimming pool application or to isolate open and closed … Continue reading

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Frozen Pipes

Tom

Frozen pipes are a common occurrence during the cold season. To thaw a frozen pipe in your home, try turning on each faucet. If the water is flowing, run warm water through the pipes to help thaw the frozen spot. … Continue reading

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Blue Monster Compression Seal Tape

Adam

Blue Monster Compression Seal Tape is perfect as a quick and cost-effective solution to help stop leakage under pressure without turning off the water source. This makes it the ideal solution equally for crisis and long-term applications, and has been … Continue reading

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DuraVent’s PolyPro Venting System

Adam

DuraVent’s PolyPro venting system is now available at SupplyHouse.com.  PolyPro venting is commonly used in venting condensing boilers, water heaters, and warm air furnaces. PolyPro is an environmentally safe, 100% recyclable material. It is made from Polypropylene and contains no … Continue reading

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Weil-McLain’s WM97+ Boiler

Tom

The WM97+ wall-mounted, gas-fired, hot water boiler from Weil-McLain sets new standards for quality and efficiency. With seasonal DOE efficiency ratings of over 95 percent, the three available models waste minimal amounts of fuel. They feature a built-in primary circulator, … Continue reading

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