How To Replace Your Window AC Unit With A Mini-Split In Just 5 Steps!

Nick B

Window AC units can be annoying.  You have to take them in and out every year, they never seal right, and birds poop all over them (at least that's the case with mine).  A mini-split system seems like a good solution, but going through the process of replacing what you have with one seems way too …

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Crimping w/ the Milwaukee

Mark

Crimp connections are one of the simplest and fastest ways to run PEX tubing.  Making the process even easier, Milwaukee has come out with the fastest crimp tool to date: the M18 Short Throw Press Tool.  Working just like Milwaukee's copper press counterpart, this tool allows you to navigate tight…

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes

Nick B

The cold time of year is upon us.  That means more coats, slicker roads, and for many, pipes frozen to the point of bursting.  The plumber's life has turned into call after call about repairing plumbing systems destroyed at the hands of freezing temperatures, power outages, older pipes, and poor p…

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How to Save Water during Winter

Guest

We all know winter is coming soon.  That is sure to mean family gatherings, big meals, and frolicing in, and around, the house.  However, that also means that more water will be used than on an average day.  As a result, your utility bills may go up.   However, we have information that…

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Build Your Own Magazine Rack!

Mark

DIY furniture is a fun and aesthetically pleasing hobby that's only growing in popularity.  Whether you're just looking to try it out or your entire living room is made from black pipe, this package is a great next project.  Perfect for any plumbing related business's waiting room,  (we personal…

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PSA: Pumpkin Guts Bad For Plumbing

Nick B

With Halloween around the corner there will be enough frights, don't let your plumbing become one too!  No Halloween is complete without a valiant attempt at the perfect jack-o-lantern.  If you are anything like me, that involves starting with some complicated design, creating some monstrosity t…

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Introducing Pick Up Stix: A Plumber’s Best Friend

Mark

Pick Up Stix are the back saving, germ fighting, toilet moving solution every plumber needs.  Stop grabbing the dirty toiler bowl and penguin walking it out of the home, Pick Up Sticks keep you clean and makes moving a toilet a breeze.  The spring-loaded handle is easy to use and stays fir…

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How To: Choose a Well Pump

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If your family relies on a well for water it's important to have the right type of pump with enough power to keep the water flowing, even on the busiest mornings.  Brush up on a few well pump basics today so you'll be primed for a smart purchase when the time comes. In cities and suburbs folks…

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7 Things to Buy If You Want to Spend Less on Utilities

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Let's face it: owning a home isn't cheap.  You're on the hook for mortgage payments and property taxes, of course, as well as maintenance and repair expenses.  Under typical circumstances, cost-cutting options are frustratingly few, but there's one crucial exception—utilities.  You don't pay a …

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Facebook Live Seminar: SharkBite Plumbing Solutions

Nick B

Ending July off with a bang, SupplyHouse.com put on SharkBite Week, an entire week dedicated to the push fittings company SharkBite Plumbing Solutions.  Capping the week off, we hosted the third edition to our Facebook Live series, this time starring experts from SharkBite.  The sometimes contr…

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How to Use The EasySeal Direct Inject

Mark

The EasySeal Direct Inject by Nu-Calgon is the strongest HVAC sealant on the market today.  Proudly made in the U.S.A., EasySeal already boasts over a million leaks sealed and now with this new injection system application is easier than ever.  Just attach it to the valve on the AC unit and pump i…

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Tools for PEX Connections (Crimp, Clamp, Expansion, Press)

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PEX revolutionized plumbing in more ways than one, including making it easier for pros and DIYers alike.  Still, if you're new to PEX tubing, there's one tricky aspect to navigate at the outset—that is, choosing a method of connecting one tube to another, and arming yourself with the tools requir…

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