The A.O. Smith Vertex: Now Energy Star Rated

Tom

A.O. Smith Vertex water heaters provide a unique combination of output and efficiency. The 50-gallon tanks use 2” PVC vent pipe and are available with direct vent and power vent exhaust discharge configurations. Direct vent Vertex heaters can be ordered for either natural gas or propane fuel sourc…

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SupplyHouse.com Raceway!

Kristine

Get ready for the Indy 500 by taking a ride on the SupplyHouse.com Raceway! Play now and SAVE $5 on any order over $75. …

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Closing and Opening Large PVC Ball Valves

Mark

In this video, we go over how to open the large Matco Norca ball valves sold on SupplyHouse.com.  They may be hard to close at first, but with the proper leverage, it can be a breeze. …

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How to: Choose a Programmable Thermostat

Kristine

Looking for a small home improvement that yields big results? A programmable thermostat, properly installed and configured, helps maintain a comfortable indoor temperate while reducing your home’s overall energy usage. Several factors come into play when choosing a thermostat: how much flex…

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PexTV Episode 3

Mark

Hey everyone, here is episode 3 of "PexTV"...Hey, that rhymes! Feel free to email us at pextv@supplyhouse.com with any thoughts or suggestions for future episodes. In this episode, you'll see... Featured Product: Well-X-Trol tanks from Amtrol Tip of the Week: Using Diversitech anti-vibration …

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Anode Rod Replacement

Tom

Most tank-style water heaters contain a sacrificial anode rod to extend the lifespan of the tank. Water gradually eats away at the magnesium or aluminum rod, rather than the tank lining. Anode rods should never be permanently removed from water heaters, even to eliminate rotten eggs smells. The usab…

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Save 5% on Well-X-Trol Tanks – Use Code: WELL5 (Exp. 6/5/13)

Kristine

Well-X-Trol redefined the industry in 1963 as the first pre-pressurized well tank. Since then, Well-X-Trol professional series tanks continue to deliver supreme performance and longevity, making them the most recognized brand on the market and the preferred choice by professionals! Well-X-Trol Ta…

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Venting Options for Boilers and Water Heaters

Mark

For gas and oil-powered boilers and water heaters, you need to select a venting system that will work in your home.  Chimney vented units vent exhaust naturally through a chimney.  Power vent and direct vent use fans to push exhaust through vent pipes and can usually be vented either vertically th…

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Radiant Heat Retrofits

Tom

In-floor radiant heating systems increase comfort and efficiency. Rather than heating air, these systems heat objects. You will enjoy the comfort of a warm floor in your house, and experience the same comfort levels at lower room air temperatures. In-floor hydronic systems generally operate at lower…

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Which PEX Is Best? The Right Tubing for Any Job

Kristine

Polyethylene cross-linked tubing, better known as PEX, is a fine addition to the industrious do-it-yourself plumber's arsenal. Inexpensive to buy and surprisingly versatile, PEX is also relatively easy to install. No complex soldering or messy gluing is required, and the tubing can be easily "fi…

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SALE: 5% Off All Grease Traps – Use Code: TRAPS (Exp. 5/29/13)

Kristine

SALE: 5% Off All Grease Traps – Use Code: TRAPS (Exp. 5/29/13) Grease traps are frequently found in restaurants, and it’s often required that a grease trap be installed in any location where food is being prepared. Small amounts of grease and oil are normal in wastewater and are broken down b…

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PexTV Episode 2

Mark

Hey everyone, here is episode 2 of “PexTV.” Feel free to email us at pextv@supplyhouse.com with any thoughts or suggestions for future episodes. In this episode, you’ll see Featured Product: LG Art Cool mini-split mirror units Tip of the Week: Using sharkbite disconnect tongs Sasquatch…

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