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3 Useful Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

Guest

The sump pump acts as a protective barrier between the foundation of your house and the water from the municipal sewage system.  The groundwater in the foundation is rerouted into a drain system (which is also located at the foundation), goes through a system of pipes, and finally reaches the s…

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Meet Boiler Man, Soccer’s Newest Mascot

Nick B

Some things just go together: peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, 2nd tier soccer teams and human/boiler hybrids that laugh in the face of science and everything it taught us was possible, all these instantly come to mind.  So it was only a matter of time until a creature like Boiler Man g…

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5 Signs Your Home Needs a Dehumidifier—and How to Select the Right One

Guest

Does your bread seem to go stale after a day or two?  Do your crackers and cookies lose their crispness soon after you open the box?  These aren’t just minor quirks that homeowners learn to live with, they are also signs that you may have a problem with high humidity in your home.   W…

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3 Plumbing Problems to Look for When House Hunting

Nick B

When you are touring a home or apartment it can be an overwhelming experience.  Between thinking about where you would put all of your furniture, analyzing the commute from that location, and mentally balancing your budget with the new place in mind, it’s easy to forget something like the plumbin…

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Mini-Split Air Conditioning Systems

Emily

  A ductless mini-split air conditioning system includes an indoor evaporator unit connected to an outdoor condenser by a refrigerant line set.  These systems eliminate noise, wiring, and ductwork from the living space and present an alternative to window-mounted units and ducted central ai…

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Core Values Weeks ’18: New York Races to the Finish

Nick B

Every year all branches of SupplyHouse.com celebrate our Core Values with a multi-week long series of activities.  The New York office took on six weeks of activities that culminated in a final celebration of the company and the people that make up it.   The Activities Department Swap…

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Plumber Paddles Bathtub Boat Through Torbay for Cancer Charity

Nick B

Iain Bevan's a plumber and former member of the Royal Navy who when faced with the loss of several friends, his father-in-law, and mother to cancer decided to raise money to find a cure for the disease which took so much from him.   What He Did Combining his current and past careers as…

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Core Values Weeks ’18: New Jersey Tie-Dye Together

Katy

For Core Values weeks we celebrated positive attitude and perseverance with spirit week!  We tie-dyed, had twin day, superhero day and tropical day.   For teamwork and innovation we held Supply House Olympics with bowling (knocking down tall boxes with a huge kickball), an event where teams…

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A Toilet That Can Play Skyrim?

Nick B

Technology has finally reached the point where you can play the critically acclaimed open-world video game Skyrim on the toilet!  I'm not talking about using a portable system or setting up a TV in your bathroom (while that is a good idea), I'm telling you that there's literally a toilet that can p…

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Core Values Weeks ’18: Ohio Wraps Up Their Activities

Nick B

The Core Values Weeks are a yearly celebration of our Core Values.  By taking time to focus on this we remind ourselves about the central tenets of our company that have built us into the team we are today all while having fun!  Our Ohio team explored these values with a host of activities ranging…

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Sump Pumps: The Basics

Guest

In order to maintain the drainage systems of your residential, as well as commercial, buildings installation of sump pumps is very crucial.  They are made efficient to pump out the extra water accumulated in the basement of your buildings.  Sump pumps keep the basement dry and procure a smooth dr…

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Bluefin PEX Fittings

Emily

  These lead-free barbed fittings work for PEX connections and may be used with the copper crimp ring system or the stainless steel clamp system.   Bluefin PEX fittings come in poly and brass material.  They come in different styles of fittings such as elbows, tees, couplings, ad…

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