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Truck of the Month: AAP-All American Plumbing, Mira Loma, Calif.

AAP-All American Plumbing is following the plan.
By Mike Miazga
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 Anthony Pouliotis proud of the rapid growth Mira Loma, Calif.-based AAP-All American Plumbing has achieved. 


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Tool Tips — August 2013

Hose bib repair, leveling the stub-out, water damage
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Hose bib repair, leveling the stub-out, water damage


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2013 Pipe Trades Giants: Staying the course

Mechanical contractors gear up for new work.
By Kelly Faloon
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While respondents to this year’s Pipe Trades Giants survey say that more of their business in 2012 was commercial and industrial rather than residential, 56% of them report an increase in revenue from 2011.  

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Small-space bathroom trends

Homeowners can still have spa-like experiences with streamlined, multi-tasking fixtures.
By Kelly Faloon
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A few years ago, we wrote in Plumbing & Mechanical about the building of large homes with three to four bathrooms, sometimes even a separate bathroom for the kids or grandkids complete with kid-sized fixtures. 


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Achieving zero lead

The physical properties of lead-free alloys are important in material selection and installation.
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 For decades, lead has been used around the world as an essential element in the production of brass and bronze plumbing fittings and fixtures.  


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Guest Editorial: Hydronics offers a cool, comfort advantage

New technology lowers system costs.
By Greg Cunniff P.E.
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The world we live in would not be the same if air conditioning weren’t available. Entire regions of the world would have remained undeveloped, sustaining minimal populations, if air conditioning hadn’t become a part of our lives.


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Truck of the Month: Dan Wood Co., Kalamazoo, Mich.

Dan Wood Co. gets it right.
By Mike Miazga
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When Dan Wood started the process of redesigning the wrap for his fleet of trucks, he took several things into consideration. 

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Tool Tips- July 2013

Plumber’s putty and air-conditioning condensate cleaning techniques
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July 2013's Tool Tips!
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2013 Rep of the Year: Harry Eklof & Associates

Creating a stronger bond
By Kelly Faloon
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The focus is on contractor training at this Maryland-based rep firm.


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Truck of the Month: The Honest Plumber Heating & Air, Las Vegas

Leaving a lasting impression.
By Mike Miazga
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When Troy Winkel relocated his family from Utah to Las Vegas 12 years ago and started his own contractor business, he knew he had to make a big splash.


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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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