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Lead Plumbing Parts Could be Replaced by New Alloy

Gregory

A team of researchers at Purdue University might have just created the biggest advancement in the plumbing world in decades.   For years, lead plumbing has been a known issue--but only recently has official legislation come into effect to regulate its use. But thanks to the team at the …

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Game of Thrones Actor Related to Inventor of Flush Toilet

Gregory

Game of Thrones has nearly everything you could put into a TV show: war, dragons, deceit, foreign lands, zombies, magic, battling for a throne made of swords...but the one thing it doesn't have is modern plumbing. Or does it...?   Kit Harington, the acclaimed actor who plays Jon Snow, Kin…

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Should You Really Be Flushing Wipes Down the Toilet?

Gregory

There are some things most of us not to flush down the toilet, like a baseball or a sneaker, for example. But, should 'flushable' wipes be allowed down the drain? Aren't they made to be flushed? It turns out that nothing except for toilet paper should be flushed. And here's why.   There…

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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 MOST Accurate Way to Check Your Oil Levels

Rosie

 Well folks, the future is here. Prepare for the lift-off of the new Beckett Rocket 17000 System—a wireless fuel level monitor made with efficiency and comfort in mind. This Rocket is an electronic gauge that will measure the amount of fuel in your oil tank with sharp accuracy. But it doesn’t s…

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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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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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When Pigs Fly: Truffles the Pig Makes an Office Appearance

Gregory

Recently, we took our unique office mentality with allowing pets in the office to a whole new level. One of our employees brought in his pet pig, Truffles, for a visit. Suffice it to say, this impromptu meet-and-greet was a morale and productivity booster for the entire office.   &nb…

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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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HVAC Companies Partner to Fund Repairs for a Homeowner’s Heating System

Raquel

We are partnering with HeatingHelp.com, a forum-based website for homeowners and contractors alike, to help a homeowner in need. On December 14th and 15th, 2018, contractors and businesses are donating their time and resources as a way to come together for Sterling, CT resident Michelle Leone, …

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