MVP Metering Cartridge Redesign

Chicago Faucets announced a redesign of the MVP faucet cartridge. This redesign was necessary to address the industry demands for additional cycle time. The previous design claim was a 2-15 second cycle time, which adequately addressed water conservation needs. However, with new health concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends washing your […]

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Chicago Faucet’s Auto-Draining Shower System

Sales rep Robert Smith recently had a customer request a quote for an auto-draining shower hose. The customer reported issues in their shower with stagnant water remaining in their handheld shower hoses after use, which can cause numerous issues, such as a potential for Legionnaire’s. Chicago Faucet has a new line of auto-draining shower systems […]

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American Standard Heritage Faucets

The American Standard Heritage faucets have been discontinued. However, replacement parts are available through Best Plumbing Specialties! If a new faucet is needed, American Standard suggests their Monterey line, which is like the Heritage. The Monterrey Widespread Lavatory Faucet with VR Wrist can be found at #99885160.

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Telescoping Luxury Toilet Seats

If you have been searching for a toilet seat that was telescoping, elongated, slow-closing, white, and features a push-fit for an American Standard toilet, we have an answer! You can use #99776408. This includes a universal bowl fit with top and bottom mounting hardware.

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Zurn BioCare Flush Valve Handle

Did you know Zurn carries a BioCare flush valve handle? Though it used to be available in white, it now only comes in chrome. BioCare means an anti-microbial coating designed to fight destructive microbes, such a bacteria, yeast, mold, and mildew. It is complete with Zurn’s Aqua-Vantage TPE, chloramine resistant, triple seal design. It easily […]

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3 Styles of Glass Fillers

Pasco has four models of glass fillers available. There is a 1/4 x 3/8 tubing reducing coupling if you want to convert the ¼” to 3/8”. These are AB1953 Compliant, which means they are lead free. Customers who have ordered these include medical centers, YMCA’s, corporate office properties, public health associations, and colleges. They have […]

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Can JaniWrap be applied to wet toilets?

A customer recently asked one of our sales reps if JaniWrap can be applied to wet toilets or do toilets need to be cleaned and dried first? According to our customer service team, the answer is yes and no. JaniWrap adheres well on water slick porcelain surfaces. However, it does not adhere on urine slick […]

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If the Key Fits

A customer was looking to remove the seat in Best #99102431. After trying multiple kits that were not successful, including #10329 and #10351, a sales rep suggested part #99160780. This is a 9/16” Allen key, which worked successfully to remove the seat.

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Two Hole Faucet Mount

Three of our sales reps recently helped a customer wanting electronic sensor faucets to replace his Delta single lever faucets. The problem was that the granite or solid surface countertop was only drilled for two holes, 4” centers. Usually the basin or deck is made with three holes with the outside measuring 4” or 8” […]

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Watts Changes

As we all know, manufacturers sometimes discontinue popular items and reinvent the design while maintaining the same function. This is the case in the Watts old style USG-B M1 3/8” Under Sink Guardian Thermostatic Mixing Valve. Due to Watts discontinuing that style, there is now an updated version LFUSG-B-M2, #99012387. The function remains the same […]

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