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Sioux Chief Announces New Stainless Steel Ring & Strainer for Square Max Floor Sink

Square Max PVC floor sink with cast stainless steel ring/strainer

Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 -- Kansas City based rough plumbing manufacturer, Sioux Chief, announced its new stainless steel strainer for the Square Max floor sink is now in stock and ready to ship.

The new strainer is very similar to Sioux Chief’s nickel-bronze models, but is cast in 304 Series stainless steel and has a standard/matte finish. Sioux Chief is the only rough plumbing manufacturer offering a PVC floor sink with cast stainless steel ring/strainer.

Meyer & Depew Addresses Heating Challenges Homeowners Face During Extreme Winter Weather Conditions

Meyer & Depew

Kenilworth, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 -- As the winter season enters its latter stages the bitterly cold temperatures have placed considerable strain on home heating equipment that has had to run virtually non-stop during the prolonged cold snaps. In addition, “roller-coaster” temperature swings have placed “stop-and-start” stress on home heating equipment as it is called upon to first keep the home warm and comfortable during a plunge in temperatures, then sit idle for prolonged periods of time as warmer weather blankets the region. For many unfortunate families the result has been no heat on the coldest days.

Gillece Pittsburgh Plumbing Services Now Offering Moen MotionSense Kitchen Faucet

Gillece Plumbing Offering Moen MotionSense Kitchen Faucet

The MotionSense faucet is one product that enhances convenience and efficiency, features that Gillece aims to provide to their customers. With hands-free operation, MotionSense optimizes functionality in the kitchen. Through the use of two infrared sensors, one on top of the faucet and one below the spout, users can turn water on with the wave of a hand or the placement of an object at the bottom sensor, and then off again with another wave or removal of the object. A built-in timer also shuts off water after two minutes for additional convenience. The MotionSense faucet is designed for everyday kitchen functionality and is available to Gillece customers throughout the Pittsburgh region.

Ferguson Heats Up the Customer Experience with Stibo Systems' Technology

Ferguson Heats Up the Customer Experience with Stibo Systems' Technology

READING, England, February 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Award winning multidomain master data management (MDM) provider Stibo Systems, today announced that Ferguson, the largest distributor of plumbing supplies and valves, pipe and fittings in the US selected Stibo Systems' STEP Master Data Management (MDM) solution to help improve its multichannel customer experience. After conducting an in-depth evaluation of leading MDM providers, Ferguson chose Stibo Systems to support its expansive network, which serves customers through its 1300 branch locations.

Customer Quote

"Improving the multichannel experience for our customers is Ferguson's number one goal, and we are committed to providing the latest up-to-date product information to assist customer buying decisions," said Dave Keltner, Chief Financial Officer of Ferguson. "Stibo Systems' multidomain MDM platform supports our long-term commitment to provide world class customer service resulting in increased shareholder value."

Moen Faucets To Include Microban Antimicrobial Technology

Moen Faucets To Include Microban® Antimicrobial Technology

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microban International, Ltd., the global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, is pleased to announce their partnership with Moen Inc., the #1 faucet brand in North America. In March 2013, Moen will launch two new faucets featuring Microban antimicrobial technology. 

High moisture areas such as kitchens and bathrooms are hot spots for the growth of microbes. Microban antimicrobial protection will be added into select Moen bath and kitchen faucet finishes to inhibit the growth of damaging bacteria. Microban technologies are engineered to work continuously even between cleanings and won't wash off or wear away.

Rooter Medic Offers Special Sewer and Drain Services to Pittsburgh

Rooter Medic Offers Special Sewer and Drain Services to Pittsburgh

Rooter Medic uses the latest in sewer and drain equipment, technology, and solutions in order to provide effective and efficient service. Their services are designed to address clogs, backups, pipeline breaks, and root intrusions, as well as to repair plumbing systems. Some services provided by Rooter Medic include sewer and drain cleaning, video inspection, tree root removal, and trenchless sewer replacement. Rooter Medic also addresses plumbing problems related to sinks and toilets, such as deep-rooted clogs and sewage backup. Each type of sewer issue can be properly detected through a sewer video inspection.

3 Reasons To Be An Eco-Friendly Tradesperson

In this day and age it is said to be vitally important to be eco-friendly in business and in life, but if your a tradesperson does it really matter if you are an avid supporter of eco-friendly policies? Nowadays it seems like the public take an great interest in the welfare of the planet, so it fits that tradesmen and small businesses should do also.

Here are three compelling reasons to become an eco-friendly tradesperson:

Brazetek to Offer STX Series of Titanium Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers

Brazetek to Offer STX Series of Titanium Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers

New York (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 -- Brazetek.com, a manufacturer and online distributor of heat exchangers for residential, commercial, and industrial applications has announced today that the company added a new product line to its already existing selection of heat exchangers.

The statement issued by Brazetek states that the new product line consists of STX Series Titanium Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers and it will be available to its customers on Brazetek’s website together with already popular ST Series (Stainless Steel Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers).

Book a Plumber. There's an App for That

Handybook Introduces Real-Time Instant booking app to Plumbing.

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Handybook, the real time instant booking app and website for booking handymen and household services, today announced the availability of simple real-time plumber booking to New York City residents. In less time than it takes to order a pizza, New Yorkers can search, find and book an appointment with a local plumber based on their availability and location.

Handybook makes booking an appointment to fix a broken pipe or toilet as easy as ordering shoes from Amazon or a pizza from Papa Johns. Because each plumber is pre-approved and guaranteed to show up on time, Handybook can offer hassle-free service to New Yorkers. Plus, with Handybook's new mobile app, New Yorkers can book reliable service providers from their mobile device in less than 90 seconds, while on the go.

Sioux Chief Launches New ProCheck Backwater Valve for Plumbing Contractors

Sioux Chief’s new ProCheck backwater valve

Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 -- Kansas City based rough plumbing manufacturer, Sioux Chief, announced it has launched the new ProCheck backwater valve designed for both shallow and deep-bury plumbing installations.

ProCheck is unique because it allows plumbing contractors to buy and stock one type of valve which can be adapted for either a shallow or deep-bury application,” said Sioux Chief product group director, Chris Ismert.

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