Archives: Plumbing

American Standard Expands Water Efficiency Options With New Toilet Designs to Complement Popular Collections

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing

High Efficiency Toilet Technology Never Looked So Good PISCATAWAY, N.J. (August 4, 2010) — New high performance, high efficiency toilets (HETs) are now available as part of three complete bathroom collections from American Standard Brands, including the Studio®, Tropic® and Evolution®series, which offer styles that range from traditional to contemporary. Homeowners can now have it…

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High Style Meets Functional Innovation in the New Berwick Collection from American Standard

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing

Berwick Collection from American Standard A complete collection of bathroom faucets distinguished by smooth lines and relaxed contours. PISCATAWAY, N.J. (March 19, 2010) — Inspired by the ribbon mills on the banks of the scenic Susquehanna River, the Berwick™ Collection from American Standard marries fluid design with refined precision. Its dramatic, ribbon-like water flow, reminiscent…

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Laundry Room Sewer Smell Solved – Plumbing Trap

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing

Sewer Smell – Washing Machine Plumbing Trap Problem Recently a good friend of mine asked me what might be causing his laundry room to have a sewer smell. Obviously this was a serious problem that needed to be corrected immediately. Not only are sewer gasses an unpleasant experience but they can be a safety concern.…

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New From Delta at 2010 International Builder’s Show

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing

New Products From Delta We had the pleasure of visiting the Delta exhibit at this year’s International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas. The exhibit was huge and filled with lots of new products that we wanted to share with you. The following is a quick look at some great new products from Delta. H2Okinetic showerheads…

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Spice Up Your Kitchen with New Faucet Collections from JADO

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing

New Faucet Collections from JADO Combining the utmost in functionality with distinctive modern designs, these four new kitchen faucet collections were created with your inner top chef in mind. PISCATAWAY, N.J. (January 5, 2010) – JADO has introduced four new kitchen faucet designs that promise to stir the imaginations and the appetites of design-savvy faucet…

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Delta Pilar ToucH2O Technology Faucet Review

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing, Product Reviews

Delta Pilar Faucet with ToucH2O Technology Delta has recently introduced a revolutionary new faucet with ToucH2O technology. Sanitation and cleanliness are a top priority in our homes today. That’s why this new faucet is such a breakthrough. ToucH2O Technology allows you to turn the faucet on and off with a simple touch of skin, finger,…

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

By Todd Fratzel on Maintanence, Plumbing

Frozen Plumbing & Heating Pipes Winter has set in around here with temperatures dipping below zero nightly. The chatter at the local coffee shop the last few days has involved stories from the local plumbers about the huge number of homes with frozen bursted water and heat pipes. If you’ve never witnessed the damage that…

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American Standard Speed Connect Drain – Product Review

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing

Speed Connect Drain by American Standard Recently we had the pleasure of installing an American Standard lavatory faucet equipped with the all new Speed Connect Drain. Anyone that’s installed a faucet before knows that the drain assembly was the hardest part of the job. You needed to get the drain stopper linkage set up just…

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