Water Heater Leak Detector

Tom

When a water heater starts to leak, it will not stop trying to produce hot water. In a worst-case scenario (a major leak with no one home to notice it), the damage can be severe. Taco’s WAGS valve senses such leaks to prevent this type of damage and provide peace of mind. The WAGS valve should be …

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Takagi T-H3 Tankless Water Heaters

Tom

Tankless water heaters offer the potential for increased efficiency because they do not waste energy heating water during periods of non-use. Takagi’s T-H3 Series of gas-fired tankless heaters offers several useful features in addition to extra efficiency. Created as new-generation T-H2 heaters, t…

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Motors & Armatures, Inc, (MARS)

Adam

Motors & Armatures, Inc, (MARS) was founded in 1946, and is known for being one of the biggest providers of replacement parts in the HVAC/R industry. MARS is a family-owned and operated supplier of quality motors, components and service and installation parts. They are headquartered in Hauppauge…

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Floor Sensors for Radiant Heat

Tom

Using a floor sensor is usually considered the most precise way to control an in-floor hydronic heating system. Surface temperatures above about 87°F can make floors uncomfortably hot to walk on. Wood flooring in particular can be damaged by excessively hot floor temperatures. Although the limit de…

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Welcome to the SupplyHouse.com Blog

Kristine

We're in the process of changing our name from PexSupply.com to Supplyhouse.com! We are still the same people committed to providing the same great service we always have, under a name that better represents the broad range of products we sell. Hear the story behind the name change: …

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Lead-Free Plumbing Law

Tom

The Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act in the United States went into effect earlier this year, on January 4. The act imposes standards that were already enforced in several states. It defines “lead-free” as less than .25% lead on the wetted surface of pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fitting…

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GV90+ Boilers from Weil-McLain

Tom

Weil-McLain’s GV90+ series of gas boilers presents a unique option for hydronic heating systems: cast iron condensing boilers. Condensing boilers can handle condensed flue gases when return water temperatures are sufficiently low, resulting in less waste and higher efficiency ratings. Traditional …

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Grundfos UP Zone Valves

Adam

The Grundfos range of UP Zone Valves (UP-ZV) are designed to control your comfort with the latest in robust motor and gearing technology, to ensure long life and quiet operation. The UP-ZV range is designed for closed water heating and cooling applications. It is not intended for potable water appli…

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SharkBite Removal Tools

Tom

SharkBite fittings offer an easy way to make basic repairs or permanent installations. They slide directly over PEX, copper, or OD-controlled CPVC without requiring any tools, making them ideal for small jobs and do-it-yourselfers. Removing SharkBite fittings is just as easy – if you have the prop…

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Winters Instruments

Adam

We have recently added a new range of products to the site by Winters Instruments. Winters Instruments specialize in manufacturing  gauges for pressure and temperature management. They have been around since 1953, and have grown in size and reputation through the years, to become a leading global m…

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Benefits of Pipe Insulation

Tom

Insulating pipes provides many advantages in a variety of fluid distribution systems. See below for a list of common applications. SupplyHouse.com carries K-Flex Insul-Lock pipe insulation. Insul-Lock comes in 6-foot lengths for pipes with outside diameters ranging from 1/2" to 4-1/8". We offer Insu…

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Control Temperatures and Save Energy with Zoned Heating Systems

Kristine

A zoned heating system allows greater control over heat distribution in the house. You can turn up the heat just where you need it, just when you need it—resulting in significant savings on your utility bills. Need some convincing? Read on to learn more about the benefits of zoned heating. …

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