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Sep 09,2015

IN Plumbing, #productfeature

Eric Rickert

Wednesday Product Feature: DXV 3D Printed Faucet

American Standard has always been an industry innovator, and it continues this tradition with the 3D printed faucet. The DVX faucets are the first to be printed in metal. The model shown here, has no piping, instead water travels through the 3D printed latticework. Beauty and innovation comes at a price though. When these faucets hit showroom floors expect the faucets to be listed between $12,000 - $20,000.

How its made:

  • Lasers are used to fuse powdered metal to shape
  • It takes about 24 hours to 3D print each faucet
  • The printed faucet requires hand finishing, and is put through a butlers finishing process 
  • Want more details? Check out the fact sheet.
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Aug 27,2015

IN Plumbing, #rootsinsewerline, #helpfultip


Plumbing Tips for an Older Home

When everything is working correctly, it’s easy to forget about your home’s plumbing, but it becomes impossible to ignore if there are any problems. Water leaks can cause a great deal of damage to a house, so you want to do everything you can to avoid them. This is especially true for older homes with aging pipes that may be susceptible to corrosion. In order to avoid future disasters, here are some tips for making sure your home’s plumbing is working correctly:

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Aug 14,2015

IN Heating, Air Conditioning, DYK, AC, Heating Service, #dehumidifier, Airconditioning, #Airconditioner, AC Service, Airconditioning Service, #furnacecleanandcheck


Preparing Your A/C and Heating System for the Winter

While the weather outside is rather pleasant this time of year, summer will be over before we know it. As the seasons change, you’ll want to make sure your home’s environmental systems are operating correctly and that they will be functioning correctly and efficiently. Taking care of any issues now will ensure that you are ready for the coming winter and won’t be scrambling to fix them at exactly the wrong time.

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Aug 05,2015

IN Air Conditioning, AC, #recall, #airconditioninginspection, Airconditioning, #Airconditioner, #traneairconditioners, #wednesdayproductfeature, #productfeature


Wednesday Product Feature: Trane A/C Systems Recall

The warm summer months are when your home’s air conditioning system is working hardest, so you’ll want to make sure that it is operating efficiently. Keeping your A/C unit maintained can ensure that you are able to keep your house’s temperature at a comfortable level while saving on energy costs.

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Jul 27,2015

IN Air Conditioning, #dehumidifier, #wholehomedehumidifier


Do I Need a Dehumidifier in My Home?

Our homes are our sanctuaries. We invest time and money decorating and furnishing the spaces inside and making them comfortable and useful for our families, but many times we don’t consider the air quality in these spaces. This is especially true for spaces created in basements. If you’re looking to improve your air quality, a dehumidifier can make the basement and the rest of the home more comfortable.

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Jul 13,2015

IN Air Conditioning

Eric Rickert

Getting the Most Value Out of Your A/C Unit

Keeping your home cool in the warm summer months is essential, so you’ll want to make sure your air conditioning unit is operating efficiently. But if you have a unit that’s several years old, how do you know whether it’s better to repair it or replace it?

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Jul 02,2015

IN Plumbing, Articles

Eric Rickert

Considering a tankless water heater?

The idea of on demand unlimited hot water can be a tantalizing proposition for homeowners, but there are a few things to know before you go tankless. Heating water can account for up to 30% of a home’s utility budget, that statistic is what leads people to consider this tankless option, for utility savings. The marketers for tankless water heaters have done a great job creating a buzz around their product, and the potential energy savings, but when you really look at the facts does tankless water heater make sense?

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Jun 19,2015

IN Heating, Air Conditioning, DYK

Eric Rickert

The Benefits of Multi-Room Climate Control With the Mitsubishi Comfort System

As the weather continues to heat up during the summer, you want to do everything you can to keep your house cool. But for some people, no matter what they do, it seems like it’s difficult to keep their house at the ideal temperature while still operating their air conditioning system efficiently.

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Jun 12,2015

IN Plumbing

Eric Rickert

DIY Plumbing: Can I Do it Myself, Or Should I Call a Professional?

Are you a “do-it-yourself-er?” When things need to be fixed around your house, do you prefer to get your hands dirty and take care of it on your own, rather than hiring a professional? When possible, many of us would like to try to save money on plumbing repairs, avoid the hassle of scheduling a visit from a repairman, or simply enjoy the challenge of fixing something with our own hands.

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