PexTV Episode 6

Mark

Take...me out to the Ball-Valve gaaammmeee! This weeks episode of PexTV is a baseball themed episode and it's all about "Home Run Plumbing Systems" Also, check out the features and benefits of the MANABLOC by Viega, and get live coverage from Coach Joe's post installation press conference.  S…

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PEX Fittings for Large Tubing

Tom

Six options for fittings exist for PEX tubing 1” and smaller: crimp, clamp, ProPEX, PEX press, push-fit, and compression (watch our video below to learn more). The choices decrease for larger PEX sizes. 1-1/4”, 1-1/2”, and 2” PEX requires ProPEX, PEX press, or SharkBite 2XL fittings. New Sha…

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The Mini-Split Air Conditioner: Today’s Smart Cooling Option

Kristine

If you live in an older home without ductwork, or if you've added a new room to your house, consider the benefits and convenience of a mini-split air conditioner. Now that summer has arrived, it’s definitely time to focus on home cooling. If your house does not have central air conditioning—a…

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Fantech Dehumidifiers

Adam

Dehumidifiers are primarily used to remove excess moisture from the air.  Some homes or residences can have moisture problems only at specific times of the year, such as in spring, whilst others may have problems all year round.  There can be certain areas or rooms that need specific attention.  …

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Connecting PEX to PVC

Tom

There is no traditional fitting that can connect PEX directly to PVC. Most push-fit fittings such as SharkBites work with PEX, copper, and CPVC -- but not with PVC pipe (Schedule 40, Schedule 80, DWV, etc.), but there is a recently developed SharkBite fitting that can do the job.  The tried and tru…

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Quick-Release Pliers

Adam

Mill-Rose have released a very handy tool that can quickly and easily remove push-on fittings, and we sell it right here at SupplyHouse.com. The Quick-Release Pliers come with a cushion-grip handle and its spring action ensures a rapid and secure grip on copper, PEX, and CPVC tubing. The adjustable …

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PexTV Episode 5

Mark

"It's about time these tanks got hung." In episode 5 of "PexTV" We dive right into one of our newest products...The HydroClaw! Take a look at a product spotlight, a customer review and also the world premiere of the trailer for the feature length film. Feel free to email us at pextv@supplyhouse.com …

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Tip: Use Shut-off Flanges with Hydronic Circulators

Tom

Most circulator pumps in hydronic heating systems connect to system piping with flanged connections. Flange options allow different pipe sizes (between 3/4" and 1-1/2" for standard residential circulators) and connection methods (sweat or threaded) to be used with the same pump. SupplyHouse offers f…

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How to Program Honeywell Vision Pro 8000 Series Thermostats

Mark

The Honeywell vision pro 8000 series thermostats are easy to install, easy to program and very easy to use.  These thermostats feature a large backlit display, a real time clock, screen lock and precise comfort controls within one degree of set point.  You can program reminders for low batteries, …

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Taco Bumble Bee Circulator

Adam

The Taco Bumble Bee (HEC-2) is a wet rotor, variable speed "smart" circulator. The Bumble Bee delivers the ultimate 1-2 punch of electrical savings and system efficiency (fuel usage) cost savings. The unique ECM motor design saves over 85% of the electrical energy compared to conventional fixed spee…

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Trunk & Branch and Home-Run Piping

Tom

Trunk & branch and home-run piping systems are the two most popular ways to configure PEX tubing for domestic water. The traditional trunk & branch method includes main hot and cold lines that run through a building. Smaller lines branch off the main trunk with tees or small manifolds in ord…

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Save 5% on Eemax Tankless Electric Water Heaters – Use Code: EEMAX5 (Exp. 6/26/13)

Kristine

Enjoy Endless Hot Water with Tankless Heaters! -    Heats Water on Demand -    Greats space-saver -    Easy to install Eemax tankless electric water heaters are small, easy to install and can last up to twice as long as traditional tank water heaters. When a plumbing system calls fo…

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