Articles Tagged with ''advice''

Basement cleanout, PVC spacers, pipe storage

Tool Tips—August 2014
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When opening an overhead cleanout in the basement, tie a heavy-duty plastic trashbag around the cleanout, leaving room to get your hand in to remove the cleanout plug that you previously loosened. Cut a small corner of the trashbag bottom and put a 5-gal. bucket under the hole.


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Compression gasket install, cutting oil with dawn, try a compact

Tool Tips—July 2014
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When installing a no-caulk shower drain, I found the best way to install the compression gasket is to use a 2-in. PVC coupling and a rubber mallet.


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Saving clean-outs, removing posi-temp cartridges, clearing house traps

Tool Tips—June 2014
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It’s good to have a run of PVC male adapters from 1 1/4 in. to 4 in. on hand when on a drain-cleaning job to remove the clean-out plug.


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Make time to relax at the office as well as at home

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere.
By Kenny Chapman
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“It’s 5 o’clock somewhere” is a phrase and song title we’ve all heard, which especially resonates with Jimmy Buffet followers everywhere.  


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Be the expert at every level

People pay for expert advice and solutions.
By Kenny Chapman
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 This month, let’s get some clarity for you and your team regarding a topic that can greatly impact your sales, customer service and profitability: being an expert.  


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Tool Tips - April 2012

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Use your digital camera
Make dull fittings shine
Air-testing with blow-up plugs
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Tool Tips - March 2012

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Clearing clogs
Bad vibrations
Radiator bleeder vent cleaning
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Tool Tips - February 2012

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A second set of hands
Another use for Coca-Cola
No more sticky gloves
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Tool Tips - January 2012

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Slice through stubborn faucet nuts
Frozen wax rings
No bifocals
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2014 August

2014 August

In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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