Tag: above-floor plumbing

Understanding the Value of a Product Warranty

Featured Article | January 2023

When consumers shop for products, particularly ones that are more expensive, they want to feel confident they are making a smart purchase. They want to believe that their investment will last; and, if something goes wrong with the product, that it will be promptly fixed or replaced.

Looking ahead to a challenging 2023

Featured Article | December 2022

Looking ahead to a challenging 2023

It’s that crystal-ball-gazing time of year again — forecast season in America and around the world. Professional and amateur prognosticators alike are asking themselves and others: What will the coming year be like? How can we best navigate through whatever challenges come our way? Is there any way to emerge stronger than ever, or is it just a game of survival?

Remodel of 100-year-old showroom avoids breaking through Terrazzo flooring with Saniflo above-floor plumbing solution

Mini-Case Study | November 2021
Winthrop Supply Company converts 3,500-square-foot showroom into plumbing educational center, choosing Saniflo’s Sanibest Pro for the bathroom build-out.

Problem

INDIANAPOLIS — Winthrop Supply Company is a family-owned and operated, independent plumbing wholesaler, founded in 1939. The company provides top-quality residential and commercial plumbing supplies to plumbing, heating, and mechanical contractors throughout the central Indiana area. Fritz Steck, now retired, has been with the organization for over 50 years.

Humanitarian organization Showering Love expands offering of restroom-shower facilities to Florida homeless community

Mini-Case Study | October 2021
Equipped with three donated Saniflo Sanishower drain pumps and one Sanibest Pro grinder pump, the newly refurbished Showering Love bus, Faith, becomes the nonprofit’s second vehicle to provide those in need with one of life’s basic amenities.

DAVIE, FLORIDA — The vision for Showering Love grew out of its founder’s own ten years’ experience with homelessness. Once Jeanne Albaugh found herself “home” again, she knew she needed to help those suffering the very same adversities.

New Jersey beach home gets the ultimate garage conversion with Saniflo’s Saniaccess 3 and Saniswift plumbing solutions

Mini-Case Study | February 2021
When Joe O’Neill decided to convert half of his two-car garage into a one-bedroom apartment with all the amenities, Saniflo’s above-floor macerator and drain-pump solutions combined to make the remodeling experience simple and cost-effective.

Problem

CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY — Taking trips to Cape May, one of the oldest vacation resort destinations in the United States, is a favorite pastime for Joe O’Neill. The three-hour drive from his permanent residence in Maryland to his practically beachfront, home-away-from-home in New Jersey is worth every minute.

Saniflo’s salesforce travels the nation to train plumber-installers and provide distributors with critical product knowledge

Featured Article | July 2021
As pandemic restrictions begin to ease throughout the country, Saniflo training vans are back on the road, reaching wholesalers and contractors on all points of the compass.

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into in-person training and product demonstrations in the plumbing and HVAC industries.

New Jersey homeowner uses affordable plumbing solution to add basement half-bath adjacent to new, in-ground swimming pool

Mini-Case Study | July 2021
Dan Sansone successfully converts basement into a pool half-bath, using Saniflo’s Saniaccess 3, avoiding the costly headache of breaking through concrete or constructing a pool-house.

Problem

BRIELLE, NEW JERSEY — The Sansone family recently installed an in-ground pool to take advantage of the precious-few New Jersey summer months. The plan had always been to add a nearby bathroom option to prevent wet, young swimmers from entering the main house, which has smooth tiles that could easily cause an unfortunate accident.

Saniflo Sanicubic 1 lift station proves to be only effective plumbing-drainage solution for California floating home

Mini-Case Study | May 2021

AR Plumbing avoids the costly job of busting through the concrete foundation of a floating home to install plumbing for a full bathroom and washing machine, using a compact lift station.

Problem

SAUSALITO, CALIFORNIA — A floating home is a building, ranging from a tiny house to a four-story home, that floats on a body of water. Unlike a houseboat, a floating home is meant to be moved just once, placed on a floating concrete foundation, and permanently connected to public utilities; i.e., floating homes are permanently connected to municipal sewer, water, and electrical.