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Employee Spotlight: Brandon

Gregory

SupplyHouse.com was built on and continues to grow thanks to the people who work here.  Every team member brings a unique and beneficial skill set to the table, helping us continue to provide the best service possible to each and every one of our customers.   The Meet the Team page giv…

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Dinosaur Bones Found in Indiana, Thanks to Sewer Project

Gregory

Most of us have been to a museum, especially as kids, and looked up at the giant dinosaur displays and gasped at how large they are. Well, now imagine stumbling onto those very same enormous bones, except instead of being in a museum, you're digging up the ground at a farm.   That's exac…

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Steam Boiler is Over 50 Years Old, High School Considers Replacing Artifact

Gregory

A high school in Geneseo is still using Kewanee steam boilers originally installed in 1952 and 1963. These systems, over 60 years old, are in desperate need of repairs, which is causing the school to debate replacing them altogether.   The original steam boiler was installed in 1952 to ac…

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The Hardest Part of Climbing Mt. Everest Just Got Easier…Thanks to a Toilet

Gregory

The peak of Mt. Everest is 8,848 meters to the top. That's quite a climb, even for the most experienced mountaineer. The trek takes months, with  climbers facing extreme weather conditions, icy terrain, insanely cold temperatures, and a myriad of other obstacles. But, thanks to a brand new to…

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Detroit Invests $30 million in Skilled Trade Training Center

Gregory

Last month, the city of Detroit promised to invest $30 million in a 120,000 square foot training center for skilled trades. This new state-of-the-art facility would not only provide much needed space and resources for members of the skilled trades, but would also consolidate and unite them in one ar…

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Advice from Dirty Jobs Star: Get into the Skilled Labor Trade

Gregory

Dirty Jobs star Mike Rowe has a piece of advice: become a skilled tradesperson. He says that there are so many misconceptions about what someone in the trade is really like. “They’re actually pretty fit, and pretty smart…” The issue here is a much larger one, though. In this day and age, …

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Would You Use a Wooden Water Pipe for Plumbing?

Gregory

Everyone has their own opinion and personal preference of which tools work best for which job, but I’m sure everyone can agree that advancements in technology are definitely necessary. Could you imagine if we still used wooden pipes for plumbing? What would it be like for you to work on and repair…

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Breaking into the Industry: Female Plumbers are on the Rise

Gregory

Plumbing is one of those trades, like construction or even being a CEO, that used to be seen as only a male-oriented job. That’s no longer the case, and female students at Victoria College’s Liberty Street Industrial Training Center in Victoria, Texas, are proving that.   When the…

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World’s Largest Handmade Toilet Seat Museum Sold to Dallas Eatery

Gregory

For members of the plumbing world, there typically aren’t many attractions or art showcases tailored to their profession. At least not since Marcel Duchamp’s urinal sculpture “Fountain” became an icon in 1917. Perhaps that’s where Barney Smith’s muse came from for his own one-of-a-kind h…

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TradeLife – A Fitting Tribute

Raquel

Plumbing, baseball, and a tightly-knit community formed the basis of a lifelong friendship. Meet Porky: a baseball fan who honored his recently deceased childhood friend, Roy, in a uniquely appropriate way. Although flushing Roy's ashes down toilets at 17 baseball stadiums and venues across the coun…

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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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Hot Tub Car: A Plumber’s Project

Nick B

How many times have you thought, "I wish I was surrounded by warm, bubbling water as I hurtle down this highway" while on your way to work?  Countless times, I'm sure, but for Colin Furze, that dream is a reality!  This plumber turned stuntman, inventor, and YouTube star decided enough was enough …

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