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Bloomingdale Plumbing Contractor Debuts New Website Explaining Importance of Backflow Devices

Consumers turn their faucets on every day and assume safe drinking water is immediately available. However, when water pressure fails or is reduced, contaminated water from the ground, storage, or other systems can be drawn into the water supply. To prevent this occurrence, backflow devices are needed. For example, lawn irrigation systems need a vacuum breaker backflow preventer to protect against lawn and pesticide chemicals being drawn in from the lawn and back into the drinking water supply. The University of Southern California Foundation for Cross –Connection Control and Hydraulic Research conducted a study to determine the degree of protection against backflow that is present in today’s homes. They found that nearly 10 percent of residences had direct health hazard cross-connectio... [read full article]

Moen Offers Hands-Free Technology At Top Retailers With the New Haysfield and Delaney Kitchen Faucets with Motionsense

Imagine the convenience of having a kitchen faucet that senses what a user is trying to accomplish and, without even touching the faucet, immediately responds to their needs. The new Moen® Haysfield™ and Delaney™ kitchen faucets with MotionSense™ respond to users’ simple hand movements to activate water flow. “With MotionSense, washing dishes, filling a glass of water and preparing meals are simplified,” said Andrea Conroy, director of retail marketing, Moen. “MotionSense provides a convenient, hands-free faucet experience that can save time in the kitchen.” Because users’ needs are not always the same, there are three ways to turn on faucets with MotionSense: The Wave Sensor at the top of the faucet starts and stops the water flow with a simple hand movement above the faucet. T... [read full article]

New Moen® Reflex® Pullout System Provides The Ultimate User-Friendly Experience For Pullout Kitchen Faucets

The number one faucet brand in North America has adapted its best, most user-friendly pulldown kitchen faucet system – Reflex® – to work with pullout faucets. The Moen Reflex system naturally responds to the user, now delivering a great pulldown and pullout kitchen faucet experience, with a comprehensive system of design enhancements focused on improving movement, reach and operation. “With Reflex, we looked at the entire pulldown faucet system – from the inside out,” said Laura Garland, product manager – wholesale kitchen. “It was a natural step to apply the same type of technology to our pullout models, allowing consumers to experience a truly intuitive kitchen faucet that responds to their movements and helps them to accomplish everyday tasks, while maintaining its beautiful form.” ... [read full article]

With the launch of, shopping for a Faucet or Sink just got a whole lot easier

HandyCo, LLC. a leading internet retailer and the parent company of several home improvement websites announced the official launch of The PlumbingDepot online store provides customers with stunning imagery and a very easy to use selection guide. PlumbingDepot performed extensive design and research over the course of a year and a half to create the online store. The goal was to provide consumers with the best user experience possible. The result is consumers now have an entirely new, very intuitive way, to shop for the perfect faucet, sink, bathtub, or bathroom accessory for their home. “ is like a virtual online showroom it’s great. I was able to find a fantastic bar faucet then clicked on a link and was taken to a page that had sinks that matche... [read full article]

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