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

Guest

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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Will It Bend? PEX Tubing

Nick B

The answer is yes, obviously.  That's one of it's main selling points.  It even comes in rolls.  But the real question is will PEX-A bend better than its competition?  Can PEX-A withstand more abuse?  Well we set out to discover the answers for ourselves.  Taking a length of PEX-A and an equal…

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Better Baseboard Covers: Truth in the Name?

Greg

Existing hot water baseboard covers over time can fall victim to rust, scratches, and damage.  Exposed sharp metal edges can be a hazard to young children.  Replacing these covers can go a long way towards improving the appearance and performance of your existing baseboard radiators. Better Baseb…

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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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Cross Manifolds Are Completely Clever

Eli K

Welcome the wise manifold.  We now carry an innovative line of intelligent manifolds that provide smart solutions for both radiant and hydronic systems.  Cross Manifolds come as complete systems and include a manifold, 1” NPT ball valves, temperature gauges, bleed valves, ½” universal PEX fit…

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Which Is the Right Type of Water Filter for You?

Guest

Americans enjoy easy, take-it-for-granted access to some of the cleanest, clearest water in the world.  Still, even water that’s deemed safe to drink can be comprised in quality.  It may taste bad or look discolored for instance.  Alone or in combination, such issues provide reason enough to l…

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The NuTone 682NT Ventilation Fan: Breathe Easy

Greg

Do you have a small enclosed space such as a bathroom or utility room where running ducts for a standard fan is impractical?  Do you need odor elimination in a windowless room?  If you answered “yes” to either, the Nutone 682NT can be the solution.   The 682NT offers easy instal…

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What’s the Difference Between All These Stop Valves?

Nick B

Stop Valves are a commonplace item found in many houses directly below the sink or behind the toilet.  For being a simple addition to a plumbing system that often blends in with the surrounding décor, one turn of a stop valve’s handle can be the difference between a small mess and a plumbing dis…

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

Guest

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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The EZ Tankless Series Makes Getting Hot Water Easy

Greg

The EZ Tankless series offers a space saving and convenient source of heated water with simple installation for either natural gas or propane.  Water heating can account for 30% of the energy use in a modern home, and an efficient tankless unit from EZ tankless can result in savings of up to 40% ve…

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Hilmor Brings Innovation

Jackie

Slick designs and no sweat use set our site’s newest brand apart. Hilmor produces an array of tools specifically designed with all the features you need to get the job done right (and none of the ones you don’t).   Hilmor began with a simple idea in 1926: to perfect a single produ…

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