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Remodel Fever

We did it! We made it through the worst of winter. The weather is starting to warm up, and with rising temperatures come homeowners’ plans to remodel. We have all heard of Spring Fever, but what about Remodel Fever? Springtime is a popular time to start those ambitious remodeling projects, which makes sense since everyone […]

Keep Coastal Corrosion at Bay

This is the time of year that we all start to get a little bit anxious. It has been months since we have had any time off, which got us daydreaming about a nice, relaxing vacation to the beach! Ah yes, the warm breeze as it comes off the ocean, palm trees swaying in the […]

Makita Tools – Now Available from Supply Smart!

Supply Smart has been looking at bringing in a line of power tools for quite some time now, and we wanted to ensure that the tools we brought in were the right equipment for our customers. In addition, we looked for the product line with the best features to accommodate the many challenging situations that […]

Indoor Air Quality: Technology Answers Age-Old Problems

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is becoming more and more important, especially during the colder months. Wintertime is synonymous with snowmen, skiing, and hot cocoa. But on the flip side, it is also synonymous with the bitter cold, clearing snow, and unfortunately, germs! Winter seems to be the season when everyone gets sick. Indoor Air Quality […]

Servicing Customers Like Extended Family

Ah, yes. The Holiday Season is upon us. Delicious holiday spreads are laid out on the table, sometimes in ways that rival a photoshoot for a magazine, or sometimes not even making it to the table before disappearing completely. Friends and family all coming together. Uncle Eddie out front emptying his RV’s– oh sorry, got […]

5 Must-Do’s to Run a Successful Plumbing & HVAC Business

The Plumbing and HVAC industry has grown exponentially in the past several years. By 2030, it is expected that the market size worldwide will be 367.5 billion USD (1). If you want to capitalize on this growth, starting your own Plumbing and HVAC business is an excellent choice. Whether you are just starting, or you’ve […]

Trick-Or-Treat: Basement Plumbing Edition

You greet your customer at the door with a friendly smile only to be met by a grim, panicked response. “The basement, it’s in the basement,” they stammer out. You can see a familiar look flicker in their eyes, you’ve seen it before. It’s fear. They step aside to let you in, then slowly lead […]

Drain Cleaning Services – Preventing Disaster

Like most plumbing issues, clogged drains like to sneak up at the most inconvenient time. Super Bowl party coming up? Drain clogged. Thanksgiving Dinner? Drain clogged. Mother-in-law coming to visit? You guessed it – drain clogged. These issues can be avoided with some easy scheduled maintenance, so your customers remain clog-free and happy. Depending on […]

Plumbing To Do’s Before Summer Ends

The leaves are falling off the trees, school is back in session, and the days are getting shorter. All of that can mean only one thing: Summer is almost over. The end of summer is a busy time for everyone, but there are a few things you should advise your customers to take care of […]

PEX Plumbing Systems: PEX Crimp Fittings VS. Expansion PEX Fittings

Plumbers in the market today are transitioning from copper pipes to PEX plumbing systems. This is partly attributed to the fact that PEX can be more affordable and easier to work with. It also doesn’t hurt that PEX plumbing systems don’t require soldering, and even the seemingly complicated manifold systems are easy to install. It […]