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The Many Advantages of Baseboarders Covers

Tom

Baseboarders baseboard heater covers offer several important benefits for home renovation projects (or even new construction): Their unique perforated design can enhance the look of any room The covers may be spray-painted or cut to size for further customization Do-it-yourself installation …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Supply Water Temperature Impact on Tankless Sizing

Mark

Did You Know? Average supply water temperature of your area can affect what size tankless water heater you get. In addition to the number and type of fixtures you are going to run at the same time, you will also have to consider the temperature of your groundwater. The colder the groundwat…

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