Unsteady toilets a problem with a simple closet flange solution


A wobbly rocking toilet is a frustrating fixture for homeowners and a guaranteed call back for contractors. Fortunately, a few well-placed fasteners installed during the rough in will eliminate most occurrences of an unsteady bowl.  For proper installation, Sioux Chief always requires fastening the closet flange securely to the floor. The closet flange is what anchors the toilet to the

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Sioux Chief Releases Water Hammer Control Engineer Report


Sioux Chief Water Hammer Control Engineer Report for plumbing engineers, contractors, and code officials, focuses on: The science of water hammer and the damage it causes to plumbing and piping systems; piston arrester sizing and placement guidelines; and key certified products that satisfy national and international codes for residential, commercial, and industrial installation. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) November 20, 2012

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OxBox Outlet Box: Valve & Connection Options to Fit Every Job


For washing machine, ice maker, lavatory, and toilet applications, think OxBox – with or without arresters. OxBox’s separate supply and drain boxes allow the most installation configurations of any outlet box. It eliminates the need to source and stock a different box for each application because the OxBox is able to replace all left-drain, center-drain, right-drain, and dual drain boxes.

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Sioux Chief at CIPHEX West in Vancouver, British Columbia…


Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) November 01, 2012 Sioux Chief will attend the upcoming 2012 CIPHEX West Convention and Exposition to highlight the features and benefits of several of its residential products, specifically support hangers and brackets, OxBox™ outlet box, TurboVent™, and more. Hosted by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), CIPHEX takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre

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Choosing PEX fitting systems


When plumbing contractors choose to bid or install PEX piping systems, they often choose a PEX fitting system as well. PEX fitting systems help to define a contractor’s brand — often becoming one with the contractor’s brand. As the only manufacturer offering all three major PEX fitting systems – F1807 (and F2159), F1960 and F2080, Sioux Chief gives the contractor

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Using Plumber’s Putty with Plastics


Plumber’s putty is one of the basic and most common “tools” used by plumbers today. A pliable, clay-like substance, putty has been used for decades to create watertight seals between surfaces in and around faucets, sinks, and drains. Putty remains a popular sealant mainly because it sticks well enough to surfaces to prevent leaks, but can usually be removed easily

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