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Confidence in Q3 home renovation market mixed

The Houzz Renovation Barometer tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction sector and the architectural and design serv

Guest Blog: How to Pipe an Entire Home with PEX

Residential plumbing and HVAC installers take note: you can pipe an entire home with the durability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of PEX — for plumbing, fire sprinkler systems and radiant flo

CISPI How To Series: Removing Burrs

This video from CISPI shows you how to remove burrs from cast iron pipe. The Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute (CISPI) is dedicated to aiding and improving the plumbing industry. CISPI serves plumbing c

PM Profile: Armstrong Fluid Technology Chairman and CEO Charles Armstrong

BNP Media Plumbing Group Editorial Director Mike Miazga sat down with Armstrong Fluid Technology Chairman and CEO Charles Armstrong during the 2019 ISH show in Frankfurt.

HoldRite Introduces New Line of HydroFlame Firestop Product Line

HoldRite® a subsidiary of Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) and a leading manufacturer of plumbing pipe and equipment support systems, acoustical plumbing solutions, water heater accessories and

Patterson-Kelley condensing boiler

The MACH® condensing boiler from Patterson-Kelley increases turndown, with emphasis on system efficiency, reliability and serviceability.

Armstrong introduces ECM Pump-Less-Volute Repair solution with energy-efficient permanent magnet motor

The new ECM Pump-Less-Volute uses a permanent magnet motor that is up to 40% more efficient than a standard induction motor.

The Water Expo (8th Edition) is coming in August to Miami

The Water Expo is taking place on August 28 and 29 at the Miami Airport Convention Center in Miami, Florida. The expo will highlight equipment, technologies, products & know-how for the wastewate

ServiceTitan Launches New Pro Products to Help Home Services Businesses

ServiceTitan, the world’s leading all-in-one software for home service businesses, unveiled two new products yesterday with the release of ServiceTitan Marketing Pro and ServiceTitan Phones Pro at

Technology Trends For The Plumbing Service Industry

Contractors can offer customers better products and use services to manage the office and fleet more effectively using new technology.

Bradford White is here ‘FOR THE PRO’ – Why that’s Important

At Bradford White, our business is being there for your business. We are proud to be FOR THE PRO®. We recognize that your quality professional installation delivers our quality product right to the

Confidence in Q3 home renovation market mixed

The Houzz Renovation Barometer tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction sector and the architectural and design serv

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Protecting Old Cast Iron Systems

Pete Zandstra of Grand Mechanical Solutions Inc. based in Brantford, Ontario is the latest installer to recommend the BoilerMag residential heating system filter. As an experienced plumber, Pete is

Commercial boiler from HT Products

The HTP Elite XL is a powerful commercial boiler that is available in six sizes ranging from 400,000 Btu/h to 2,000,000 Btu/h.

Plumbing Manufacturers International Opens Registration for PMI19 Conference, Nov. 4-7, in St. Pete Beach

St. Pete Beach, Fla. – July 16, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) opened registration for the PMI19 Conference today, with early bird registration continuing until J

RIDGID Names Mitch Barton Marketing Director of Global Press Connection

In continuing its commitment to innovative jobsite solutions to expert tradespeople around the world, RIDGID® is pleased to announce the addition of Mitch Barton to the RIDGID Global Press Connectio

ServiceTitan launches new pro products to help home services businesses

ServiceTitan Marketing Pro and ServiceTitan Phones Pro are two new add-on products that ServiceTitan believes will take home services businesses to the next level.

Plumbing Industry Analysis |

The plumbing industry in the United States was $95 billion strong as of 2013, according to industry research firm IBISWorld. The industry is dependent on the condition of the construction industry, bu

Legend Valve names new hydronic business development manager

Legend Valve & Fitting announced the recent promotion of William (Bill) Werthman to hydronic business development manager of the Western Region.

Panasonic Adds Trumbull Campbell to Distribute Commercial VRF Systems in New England

Panasonic, an industry-leading manufacturer of air conditioning, heating and indoor air quality systems, announces a new collaboration with Trumbull Campbell Associates, Inc., an independent manufac

Intelligent boiler solution from AERCO

AERCO’s Benchmark Platinum condensing boilers with the Edge Controller saves time and money on installation and operating costs, simplifies start-ups and maintenance and strengthens system efficienc

Triangle Tube’s high efficiency condensing boiler

Triangle Tube’s Instinct stainless-steel fire tube heat exchanger is manufactured and produced to the highest quality standards to ensure reliability, the company says.

Jim Criniti: Don’t sell, let your customers buy assessment

In the plumbing and mechanical industry, we’ve spent a lot of time and money trying to learn to sell over the years. Has it worked? Sometimes.

ServiceTitan Appoints Key Leadership Roles for North America

Home services management software provider continues to build world-class executive suite with new chief revenue officer and vice president of worldwide sales.   ServiceTitan, the world’s leading

Meet the keynote speakers at PHCC CONNECT 2019

PHCC Connect will take place at the Westin Indianapolis & Indiana Convention Center, October 2-4, 2019. Keynote speakers include Richard Trethewey as well as Connor Lokar, economist at ITR Economi

Victaulic acquires Globe Fire Sprinkler

Effective July 8, 2019, Victaulic has purchased Globe Fire Sprinkler. Combined, these two respected companies will have the resources and capabilities to bring exciting new solutions to the fire prote

Residential plumbing inspector webinar series: Follow your career path

Here’s your chance to become a certified Residential Plumbing Inspector. Let the Learning Center at the International Code Council be your training guide during a one-month online webinar series beg

ASHRAE wraps up 2019 annual conference

The five-day conference included eight conference tracks, tours, social events and a keynote message from former NASA astronaut and author, Mike Massimino.

American Standard gifted Ryan Seacrest and Kris Jenner toilets

A copy of the letter American Standard sent to Seacrest and Jenner is shared, accompanied by the above image of the toilets and seats. The products were given as a gift and in no way imply an endorsem

ASHRAE 2019-2020 president, officers and directors

ASHRAE installed its 2019-2020 president, executive committee officers and directors during its 2019 ASHRAE Annual Conference, June 22-26, in Kansas City, Mo.

A. O. Smith's residential water treatment solutions for wholesale

A line of commercial-grade water filters, softeners, conditioners and accessories for plumbing contractors.

PMI Testifies on Adverse Impacts Expected from Latest Section 301 Tariffs

The 25 percent duties will harm job creation, cause lost sales, and result in higher prices for consumers, association states WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 18, 2019 – Plumbing Manufactur

ASSE International publishes revised performance requirements

ASSE International publishes revised performance requirements for dual check backflow preventer wall hydrants – freeze resistant type.

PMI applauds House Appropriations Committee

Plumbing Manufacturers International applauded the House Appropriations Committee for approving its fiscal year 2020 Department of the Interior-EPA spending bill.

PMI Applauds House Appropriations Committee for Support of EPA WaterSense Program in House Interior-EPA Budget Bill

Washington, D.C. – May 23, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today applauded the House Appropriations Committee for approving its fiscal year 2020 Department of the

PMI Opens Registration for New Online Course Focused on Legionella, Backflow and More

McLean, Va., May 16. 2019 – Registration is now open for a new Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) online course featuring in-depth information on Legionella and water supply s

PMI Names Martin Knieps and Michael Martinez to Board of Directors

McLean, Va. – May 14, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International announced today the addition of two new members to the PMI Board of Directors: Martin Knieps, of Viega LLC, and Mic

PMI Opposes Tariffs Increase; Calls for Congress to Support WaterSense, USMCA and Infrastructural Investment

Washington, D.C. – May 10, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) voiced its opposition to today’s increase of List 3 tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 percent. PMI and it

Call for Abstracts Issued for 7th Emerging Water Technology Symposium

McLean, Va. – March 4, 2019 – A call for abstracts for the 7th biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), to be held from May 12-13, 2020, in San Antonio, can be downloade

Plumbing Manufacturers International Welcomes 116th Congress

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 8, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) extends its welcome and congratulations to the members of the 116th Congress. In a letter to newly elect

Plumbing Manufacturers International Develops Guidance for Water Utilities on Indoor Recycled Water Use

McLean, Va. – Dec. 11, 2018 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today introduced parameters for the use of indoor recycled water. Developed for the benefit of water utiliti

Plumbing Manufacturers International Elects Nate Kogler President, Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 13, 2018 – The members of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) elected Nate Kogler president of the 2019 PMI Board of Directors at PMI’s 44th annual me

Happy Memorial Day in Arlington Heights this 2018

Happy Memorial day!  Please everyone be safe, and look out for each other celebrating our great country. The 99th Annual Memorial Day in Arlington Heights takes place on Monday, May 28. Parade steps

Moen’s pulldown kitchen faucet with MotionSense Wave™ technology

If you are looking at your dripping broken faucet, or think you hear a water leak around the kitchen sink, and thinking it’s time to upgrade, let’s save you some shopping time. Moen’s Essie™

Faucet Repairs

QUALITY SERVICE A faucet repair should be pretty straight forward. However, you would be very surprised to know how many exceptions there are. Many Faucet Repairs can turn into an outright Plumbing E

Best Plumber Should Have The Best Plumber’s Coupon

The best plumber in Arlington Heights should have the best Plumbing Service coupon, don’t you think? Most plumber services will make you print out the coupon. If your like most people, do you reall

Hydrojetting Service in Arlington Heights

We just published our latest video about the benefits of Hydro Jetting. If you are particularly hard on your pipes, maybe you cook a lot so you have a great deal of grease going down your drains for

60006 Zip Code is in Arlington Heights, Illinois

We at Rocket Plumbing Arlington Heights love having our service trucks pulling out of our 55 S. Vail Avenue #1113 location on their way to their next plumbing emergency. And to know their way around,

60004 Zip Code is in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Of the very best things in Arlington Heights’ 60004 zip code, is Lake Arlington. If you walk all the way around the lake with a distance tracking app on your mobile phone, you will measure it at ap

Reasons Why You Absolutely Need A Professional Plumber For A Water Leak Repair

Whether it is a leaky drain, water around the toilet or just a malfunctioning of the faucet, a water leak can significantly damage your property, especially if not addressed immediately. Usually, mos

Toilet Repair Service

The importance of a toilet in a house will never be underrated. If you think that you can ignore this vital room, wait until it develops a problem. Regardless of the magnitude of the problem, your li

Clogged Drains

Dealing with Clogged Drains Owning a home is not only satisfying but also an amazing experience. However, there are many responsibilities that come along with it. Ensuring the property is maintained

Best and Worst States for a Plumbing Career

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements So you want to get a job as a plumber, and you’re wondering

Carpentry Career vs. Plumbing Career – How to Choose

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements Become a Carpenter? So you’re pretty handy with some tools.

Plumbing Work Requires Intelligence, Training and Skill

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements In the past, many people thought that anyone beginning a caree

Best Ways for Plumbers to Earn More Money

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements Most plumbers would like to earn more money than we are curre

Common Plumbing Tools

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements A plumber has a wide variety of plumbing tools to choose from


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