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The Top 4 Ways To Make Secure PEX Connections…

Steffy

1. Crimp All you need is a crimp tool, crimp fittings and copper rings to make the connection, and with this tool you can "rough in" the entire system, check it out for fit and appearance, then crimp each connection for performance. The connections form a fast, reliable and permanent seal, an…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Invest In A ProPEX Expander Tool

Steffy

1. Quick, Reliable Connections Each ProPEX joint can be cut, fitted and completed in under 30 seconds.  2. Superior Flow Rate  Uponor PEXa pipe and ProPEX fittings have the same inside diameter as eachother. This causes water to flow more consistently out of taps and showers. 3. 25 Yea…

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The 5 Benefits of Using PEX Tubing

Steffy

  1. Price - PEX is about a third the price of copper. Even with the additional investment for tools you may need to install fittings, PEX will still end up being the cheaper route.     2. Speed - The connections are generally quicker and easier to make with PEX than solderi…

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5 Tools Everyone in the Plumbing Industry Should Be Using

Steffy

1. M18 Cordless Sawzall- Having a cordless tool makes all of the difference. This Sawzall offers up to 75 more cuts per charge and is designed to cut up to 30% faster with less vibration. The QUIK-LOK blade clamp provides quick blade changes while the variable speed trigger optimizes speed for d…

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How To Make Installation Easier With Sioux Chief

Eli

Step one, Sioux Chief's line of PEX installation parts.   Here's Why:   1. They can be used with any CTS pipe, which includes CTS copper, PEX and CPVC making them ideal for a variety of applications.   2. They are designed to make installation easier, faster …

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How To Win At Winter With Runtal Towel Warmer Radiators

Adam

If you don't look forward to warm showers because you dread the aftermath, you're doing winter all wrong. Yes, "towel warmers" exist, and we promise they are life changing. Runtal Towel Warmer Radiators leave your towels warm and toasty, so you never have to feel chilly at the end of your shower…

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How To Stick Anything Together in Under 30 seconds…

Steffy

Bind big in a little bit of time... under 30 seconds, that is! Gorilla Glue manufactures adhesive products for the tough jobs, and we’ve added a range of their products right here on SupplyHouse.com.  The original Gorilla Glue is fully waterproof and can handle tough outside elements through …

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Learn the Little-Known Benefits of Pipe Insulation

Steffy

Pipe insulation wears many hats. Yes,  it keeps the water in your plumbing system from turning to ice and expanding, but pipe insulation also performs several far less dramatic roles in the home. These not only help to save money on utility bills, but also make everyday life a little easier. &nb…

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Your Guide To Apollo Valves…

Adam

We sell a large variety of Apollo Valves, and all have different and unique uses. Here's a breakdown of the most popular, and some information on their uses... Ball valves:- Used for shut-off and/or purposes of control Air Cocks: - Provide an economical way to shut off air lines. &nb…

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7 Gifts To Get A Tradesman

Steffy

Tradesman need presents too! Searching for some last minute gifts? Here's a few we know they will like...   1. Milwaukee Drill Driver Kit: This Milwaukee kit is the most compact drill driver in its class. It allows great accessibility in tight work spaces, and has a long lasting batte…

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How To: Choose an LED Bulb

Steffy

Traditional incandescent light bulbs have gone by the wayside, having been replaced by a slew of newer energy-efficient options. Clearly, something has changed. So what’s going on? In 2007, the federal government passed the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), mandating higher energy sta…

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How To Keep Your Toilet Alive For A Long, Long Time…

Adam

  How do you thank that reliable porcelain bowl that has been there for you day in and day out?   One word: Korky.   Korky products, made by Lavelle Industries, uses the best materials to ensure long life for your toilet. The chlorazone red rubber is chemical resist…

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