Preparing for Storm Season

With the start of spring comes an increase in storm frequency and intensity. Preparing for a storm can potentially prevent or at least decrease the damage that may occur during a storm. There are a few preventative measures that can be taken before a storm as well as post-storm damage inspections that will help you […]

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5 Reasons to Install Hands-Free Fixtures

As we return to a new normal, staying clean and germ-free will remain a priority. The installation of automatic plumbing technology, known as touch-free, no-touch, or hands-free, is increasingly popular. If you are still on the fence about the benefits of hands-free fixtures, find out the top five benefits and how to incorporate them into […]

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Sloan introduces Optimix Faucets with Anti-scald Technology

Optimix Faucets from Sloan will prevent scalding. When cold water is running low, normal faucets may dispense uncomfortable or even unsafe hot water. The new addition to any of Sloan’s popular faucets meets anti-scald requirements of ASSE 1070. The Integrated Thermostatic Mixing Valve is included in the faucet spout for a hassle-free and time-saving installation. […]

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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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Future of Plumbing

Plumbers and the plumbing industry are not what it used to be. Long gone are the days of old school repairmen, or maintenance workers that are only men. Consumers in the past went with whatever was recommended to them by a maintenance worker. While this may continue to be true, it will become even more […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: 2020

Show the plumber or maintenance worker in your life that you’re thinking of them and get them a gift from Best Plumbing Specialties that they’ll be sure to use. This list includes ideas suitable for every budget. Don’t forget about Best Plumbing Specialties gear! We have hats, hoodies, beanies, and much more! The 6 in […]

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Smart Plumbing Technology

Smart technology is everywhere. Why not in plumbing? Well, smart plumbing is real and in demand, now and in the future. According to Safe Plumbing, the United States uses 3.9 trillion gallons of water every month with agriculture using 70% of water worldwide. Smart technology in plumbing can help limit and control water usage to […]

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Winter Plumbing Problems and What to do

Maintaining a healthy and efficient water system is always important throughout the year but can be especially important during harsh winter weather and the busy holiday season. There are a few key issues to look out for and ways to prevent issues. These preventative measures can also protect against excess water loss and excessive bills. […]

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Gas Leaks and What to do

Did you know? Natural gas is odorless and colorless; the rotten eggs smell is added in. Mercaptan, the additive that makes gas smell, contains sulfur. This added component makes it easier to detect gas in the event of a leak. Mercaptan blends well with natural gas and shares properties, such as that fact that it […]

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