plumbers

As part of National Backflow Prevention Day on August 16, Watts managers have announced that they will award 10 scholarships to licensed plumbers in the United States seeking to get their initial backflow tester certification. Each scholarship will cover the cost of the backflow certification course(s) and exam. Recipients will also receive a free one-year Read more

MADISON, Wis. In a new study conducted by Wisconsin Safety Council (WSC) and Rural Mutual Insurance Company, 85% of respondents said they “sometimes” or “often” see a coworker come to work sick even though he/she should have stayed home. In the current environment, exposure to sick coworkers is the leading safety concern for workers in Read more

  The Steel Yard is the new standard for affordable, comfortable, high-quality work boots. With a variety of options available for every type of jobsite, the Steel Yard not only gets the job done, but does so with protection you can trust. The boot features a full grain leather upper, a Goodyear welt construction for Read more

Navien’s NPE-A series innovative ComfortFlow® technology incorporates a built-in buffer tank and recirculation pump inside the unit to provide a zero GPM activation rate. Additionally, with the ComfortFlow buffer tank, the “cold water sandwich”, common in other tankless units, is eliminated.  With a return line, the pump saves thousands of gallons of water per year Read more

In the past, when conducting contractor tool surveys, I’ve seen many different answers to the question, what is your favorite tool? The answers vary, really, from pipe wrench, phone, ruler, brain, calculator, sawzall, jetter and, yes, fellow contractors on the job. But a tool that is a must for every contractor’s truck is a thermal Read more