Average Lifespan of Plumbing Equipment

Depending on the age of the facility and the equipment inside, it may be time to replace plumbing fixtures and equipment. Replacement timelines vary but knowing when to replace plumbing equipment can save you money and time in the long run, especially if a pipe bursts. Proactive maintenance instead of reactive can also affect how […]

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New Sloan Faucet and Soap Dispenser Full Line

Sloan has recently created a comprehensive line of electronic sensor faucets and soap dispensers for the widest array of applications. With more styles, designs, and options than ever before, Sloan believes it’ll be easier to find the perfect solutions in your perfect budget. Faucets and soap dispensers represent a critical point of interaction; now more […]

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Best Finds: 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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Understanding drain cleaning equipment

Plumbing systems are largely out-of-sight, out-of-mind for those who occupy commercial buildings, and many facilities personnel who has fished soda bottles, t-shirts, cigarette butts, and everything in-between out of drains know the importance of drain maintenance. Drain cleaning is essential for keeping building plumbing systems functioning and free from clogs. It is important to first […]

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4 tips for managing an empty school this fall

As we head into autumn, the time to make the difficult decision is here: Will students return to school campuses or not? Researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the University of Cincinnati and the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings Network in Ohio published a new study stating that “school closure may have been associated […]

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Measuring green: Commercial buildings give back to the planet

We have heard “go green” for decades and now that the global pandemic has emphasized building health, that theme is beginning to resonate with more people. In fact, developers are now going even further with “deep green” buildings. The commercial buildings that take on this new approach will uphold higher environmental standards. If your building […]

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Could flushing a toilet spread COVID-19?

Another new behavior to stay on top of to prevent coronavirus transmission: closing the toilet lid when you flush. Scientists found that flushing a toilet can create a cloud of droplets containing coronavirus that will linger long enough to be inhaled. Aerosol droplets rise nearly three feet and can land on other surfaces in the […]

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How to prepare your building for reopening

Buildings will begin reopening after a long period of vacancy. Some parts of the country are actually beginning to reopen already, and that means your building will return to its full occupancy. Even in my own workplace, I have passed through rooms filled with cubicles and only one or two people sat in any of […]

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