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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 July

In the July issue of PM Magazine, read about the steps the president of MacGregor Plumbing is taking to help the next generation of plumbing professionals enter the industry. Learn about the Hartford Loop, how CPVC pastic piping works in multifamily construction and training mistakes to avoid to become a more effective trainer. Find out who is this month's Truck of the Month, read the latest tool tips and discover the latest products in the plumbing industry.
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