Danze Races for Lymphoma Cure

Danze Races for Lymphoma Cure

WOODRIDGE, IL (December 2012) – Danze, Inc., and its employees, continues their tireless philanthropic work to find a cure for lymphoma – this time by hosting a half marathon benefiting the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

The Danze Half Marathon, which took place in Seekonk, Massachusetts in November, had nearly 60 participants and earned thousands of dollars for further lymphoma research.

Moen Offers Hands-Free Technology at Top Retailers With the New Haysfield and Delaney Kitchen Faucets With MotionSense

Moen Offers Hands-Free Kitchen Faucets With MotionSense

North Olmsted, Ohio... Imagine the convenience of having a kitchen faucet that senses what you're trying to accomplish and, without you even touching the faucet, immediately responds to your needs. The new Moen® Haysfield™ and Delaney™ kitchen faucets with MotionSense™ respond to users' simple hand movements to activate water flow.

"With MotionSense, washing dishes, filling a glass of water and preparing meals are simplified," said Andrea Conroy, director of retail marketing, Moen.
"MotionSense provides a convenient, hands-free experience that can save time in the kitchen."

Because users' needs are not always the same, there are three ways to turn on faucets with MotionSense:

Faucet Company Receives Top 5-Star Rating from TopConsumerReviews.com

Faucet Company Receives Top 5-Star Rating

Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) November 06, 2012 -- TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest 5-star rating to Faucet.com, an industry leader in online faucet retailers.

Whether the project includes a remodel job or something more extensive like a new house build, finding the right faucet can be frustrating when shoppers are limited to local shops and overpriced specialty stores.

For those that have learned from the experts, savvy shoppers have turned to online faucet stores to find exactly what they need at the very best price. No need to drive from store to store searching a limited selection when the thousands of faucets are available in the right finish and at a great online price.

4 Easy Plumbing Jobs You Can Do Yourself

Easy DIY Plumbing Jobs

It's 4 p.m. Saturday and you're cooking dinner for a big crowd, and suddenly, the kitchen sink backs up. Whom do you call? Or can you fix it yourself before guests arrive? Believe it or not, before you call a plumber, you can attempt this job yourself and probably succeed.

In fact, there are several plumbing jobs around the house that you can take on, if you're patient and careful and have the right equipment. Of course, many readers may find the following jobs pretty basic. But if you're a new homeowner, you might want to read further:

Cleaning A Faucet Aerator: Simple Plumbing Cleaning Chore

Faucet Aerator

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 -- Faucet aerators mix air with the water, minimizing splashing and reducing the amount of water used (and the energy required to heat hot water) without reducing the effectiveness of the water stream. “An aerator contains a screen and a water reducer/aerator washer,” according to Bob Beall, the most referred plumber in the Northeast Ohio and Southwest Pennsylvania region. According to Mr Rooter, “these little items have a habit of collecting bits of naturally occurring mineral sediment in the water.” Mr Rooter’s Tip Of The Day is delivered directly to your inbox daily from master plumber and president of Mr Rooter Plumbing Pittsburgh/Youngstown. Beall’s family owned and operated business serves 2.9 million residential and commercial customers, offering a free second opinion on any plumbing repair job.

Moen and Cleveland Faucet Group Showcase Maintenance Professionals With 2012-2013 Maintenance Mania Sponsorship

Moen Maintenance Mania Sponsorship

North Olmsted, Ohio... From installation, to upkeep and repairs, property maintenance professionals do it all. They are the unsung heroes of the apartment industry. In recognition of and appreciation for the industry's top maintenance professionals, Cleveland Faucet Group (CFG), Moen's brand of faucets designed exclusively for the multi-family industry, is proud to announce that they are the new national sponsor of this season's Maintenance Mania® competition, which runs from August 2012 through June 2013. Maintenance Mania is offered by the National Apartment Association, a leading advocate for quality rental housing, and presenting sponsor HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, a leading supplier of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to the multi-family industry.

Preventive Maintenance: Installing A Wall-Mounted Frost-Free Faucet

Mr. Rooter Wall-Mounted Frost-Free Faucet

Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 -- Through-the-wall hydrants are installed on almost every house. They are good for washing the car, watering the flowers, and other outdoor chores. With frost-free hydrants the handle is on the outside of the house and the seat is on the inside. “When you turn the hydrant off the water in the column drains forward and out, preventing the hydrant from freezing and bursting,” says Bob Beall, the most referred plumber in the Northeast Ohio and Southwest Pennsylvania area.

HandyCo, LLC Launches PlumbingDepot.com a New Home Improvement e-Commerce Website

PlumbingDepot Home Improvement e-Commerce Website

Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 -- HandyCo, LLC. a leading internet retailer and the parent company of several home improvement websites announced today the official launch of PlumbingDepot.com. The PlumbingDepot online store provides customers with stunning imagery and a very easy to use selection guide.

PlumbingDepot performed extensive design and research over the course of a year and a half to create the online store. The goal was to provide consumers with the best user experience possible. The result is consumers now have an entirely new, very intuitive way, to shop for the perfect faucet, sink, bathtub, or bathroom accessory for their home.

Tricky Technique for an Elusive Washer: Freeze Proof Outdoor Faucets

Mr. Rooter Freeze Proof Outdoor Faucets

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 -- Some plumbing jobs you just want to do in the summer; Mr. Rooter refers to this as, preventive maintenance. “A drip from an outdoor faucet could result in broken pipes,” according to Bob Beall, president of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in Beaver, Cranberry, Sharon, Pittsburgh, Washington and Westmoreland Pennsylvania. In Youngstown Ohio, as well as the Southeastern region in Pennsylvania, according to the most referred plumber, it gets very cold during the winter months which leads to many emergency calls that are addressed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Replacing the washer in an outdoor freeze-proof faucet is repaired differently. According to Beall, “The difference is taking apart one of these devices, specially built to prevent freezing in sub-zero weather. “The packing nut and stem require several extra steps to disassemble.”

MR Direct International Introduces New Kitchen and Bath Products.

MR Direct Kitchen and Bath Products

Toledo, OH (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 -- MR Direct International has unveiled their new products just in time for the summer home-improvement season. The new products include: the 772 Pull-Down Spray Kitchen Faucet in an oil-rubbed bronze finish, the 7042 Two-Handle Lavatory Faucet available in brushed nickel, chrome and oil-rubbed bronze finishes and the 963 Chalice Bronze Vessel Sink. These new products are made using quality materials and each one adds a distinctive presence to MR Direct International’s extensive line of products.

Matco-Norca Launches New Faucet Program

Matco-Norca New Faucet Program

Brewster, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 -- Matco-Norca, a leading supplier of globally sourced, code compliant plumbing and PVF products, has launched a new Faucet Program comprising seven families from entry level to high end contemporary options, plus a Build Your Own program selection.

Matco’s Faucet Program includes several new faucet offerings meant to fit an assortment of price points and style variations while focusing on the single-family and multi-family new construction segments. All seven families boast universal rough-in valves for all roman tubs and pressure balancing configurations, and five out of the seven families offer ceramic valve technology. In addition, all lavatory faucets and select shower heads will be EPA WaterSense certified. The Matco-Norca Faucet Program has also transitioned to a national lead free format as outlined in CA AB1953, excluding a small selection of specialty faucets.

Touch2O® and New Touch2O.xt™ Technologies Introduced in the Bathroom

Delta Faucet Touch2O Technology

INDIANAPOLIS - When Delta Faucet introduced Touch2O® Technology in 2008, it revolutionized the kitchen faucet experience. Born of ethnographic research and human behavior studies, Touch2O Technology satisfied an unmet and unarticulated need to enhance the way users turn on the faucet with messy hands and turn off the water when water is not needed between tasks.

"Almost immediately after we launched Touch2O Technology for the kitchen, consumers wanted a similar solution for the home bathroom," said Scott Collevechio, Delta brand product manager. "Our designers and engineers ultimately landed on two options that help homeowners use water more intuitively in the bathroom with less mess and hassle."

American Standard Offers New Maintenance-Free, High Performance Bath Faucets at The Home Depot

American Standard Bath Faucet Collections

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Attractive new high-performing bathroom faucets featuring industry-leading technology from American Standard are now available nationwide at The Home Depot.

The new Marquette™ bath collection, with its refined contemporary styling, includes widespread and centerset pieces in both mid and high spout versions, a J-spout centerset and a single handle shower faucet. The new España™ single-control bathroom faucet features the distinctive Estate Bronze™ finish, while the sleek Alejandra™ centerset is offered in a tarnish, scratch and corrosion resistant polished chrome finish.

Red dot 2012: Creativity once again wins the day for GROHE

GROHE Allure Faucet

GROHE products regularly garner international design awards on the strength of their distinct language of form, love of detail and state-of-the art technologies. Now the global brand has once again convinced the judges of one the world’s most renowned awards. No fewer than five of its products have garnered the coveted “red dot award: product design 2012” - four lines of faucets and a handshower exhibiting a perfect blend of innovation, functionality, ergonomics, ecology and longevity.

“Given the highly demanding judging criteria at this award, we are all the more pleased that our products have been so well received by the judges,” says Paul Flowers, Senior Vice President Design at Grohe AG. “In developing our faucets and showers we work to the highest standards to achieve just the right balance of design, quality, sustainability and technology. This kind of acknowledgement by international design experts is very important for us and we certainly take great pride in this award!”

PLFixtures is Now A Grohe Authorized Online Store

PLFixtures - Grohe Authorized Online Stores

North Berwick, Maine (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 -- PLFixtures (plumbingandlightingfixtures.com) was recently selected to be one of Grohe Authorized Online Stores. PLFixtures takes the obligation to live up to Grohe's standards for displaying their products and pricing seriously. They [PLFixtures] have been carrying Grohe products since 2004 and have found them to be one of the most reliable, durable and long-lasting faucets on the market. The staff at PLFixtures is always comfortable recommending Grohe when a client asks for the best faucet PLFixtures offers. plumbingandlightingfixtures.com has made available most of the Grohe faucet specification sheets right on their web site to help their clients make an informed decision on the product they are looking for.

PLFixtures carries the full line of Grohe products including the new K7 Semi-Professional Pre-Rinse faucets, Ladylux, Ladylux Plus, Ladylux Cafe and the Ladylux Pro kitchens faucets.

Moen Reflex System is Now Available - New Arbor High-Arc Pullout Faucets

Moen Reflex Faucet

NEW YORK, NY (February 8, 2012) -- Only Moen pullout faucets and pulldown faucets feature the new Reflex™ technology. The Reflex faucets uses a comprehensive system of features and design enhancements that will improve the way your faucets function and the way you use your kitchen faucet.

The Reflex pullout and pulldown faucet system was engineered specifically for pullout and pulldown usage, these improvements will work in concert with each other to enhance the overall functionality and usability of your faucet.

Because the Reflex System was developed and created based on the input from actual users of the faucets, the faucets with Moen Reflex will naturally respond to the way you work, and the way you want your faucets to work.

Briggs Acquired By Its Management: Now Wholly American Owned

Briggs® Plumbing Products

Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 -- Briggs® Plumbing Products, a major manufacturer of enameled steel products, vitreous china and faucets previously known as Briggs Industries, has been acquired by its senior U.S. management. The new owners have secured capitalization “to grow the company and gain market share for Briggs and our strategic partners in North America and the Caribbean,” said Chuck Dockery, President, CEO and co-owner.

Danze Introduces New, Unique Tumbled Bronze Finish Faucets

Danze Bronze Finish Faucets

Danze, Inc. has announced the addition of its Tumbled Bronze finish that has already piqued the interest of the kitchen/bath industry.  Builders, designers, showroom managers, hospitality property owners and other industry professionals have commented on the unique way this new finish truly captures the distressed look that is becoming popular in room décor.

Tumbled Bronze features a warm tone with vibrant chocolate and bronze highlights.  The final result gives each product a textured, tumbled appearance – very different than anything on the market today.  Danze achieves its variation on the distressed tone by literally tumbling the faucets during the productions process.  Once color is applied, each faucet is placed into a drum with stones and tumbled – giving each product a natural look, with no two being exactly alike.  

Classic Bath Collection from DELTA Faucet

DELTA Faucet Company

INDIANAPOLIS - Designed for performance, the understated and elegant ClassicTM bath series withstands the test of time in any setting. Delta Faucet revolutionized the plumbing industry with the introduction of the first single handle lavatory faucet in 1954. Fifty years later, after developing new technologies and designs, Delta Faucet refreshed its Classic single handle lavatory faucet, an industry icon, with an updated style and enhanced functionality. Updated with the revolutionary DIAMONDTM Seal Technology,  the bath series features practical, hardworking faucets.

"This was the first time since its inception that Delta Faucet made dramatic changes to the Classic single handle lavatory faucet," said Kurt Backlund, Delta brand senior product manager.  "We are taking the faucet that made the Delta brand a leader and updating it to increase its longevity and enhance the style."

New DANIKA Bathroom Faucet from MOEN Adds Instant, Modern Appeal at the Sink

MOEN Bathroom Faucets

North Olmsted, Ohio... Clean lines and cool hues are just two elements that can add modern styling to your home. Now, it's easy to incorporate them into your bath with the new Danika™ single-handle faucet from Moen®. Danika features soft, contemporary lines, giving any home a sophisticated modern makeover on a budget.

"We continue to see that modern styling is growing in popularity," said Kevin Campbell, director of retail marketing, Moen. "With the introduction of Danika, we're expanding our modern portfolio, as well as providing a contemporary option at an affordable price point."


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