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Dec
06
Matt Michel: 10 dismal and 1 positive prediction for 2022


On New Year’s Eve, 2020, many plumbers toasted the end to the unpredictable year. Everyone looked forward to a return to normality in 2021. Uh, yeah. So, what about 2022? Here are 11 predictions for the next year.

Dec
06
Niagara Conservation high-tank toilet


Niagara’s Shadow line with Stealth Technology is the best solution for those wanting high design, performance and efficiency,


Dec
05
Dave Yates: Business insulation


Supply chain disruptions are ever present and show no signs of going away anytime in the near — or perhaps distant — future.

Dec
05
DXV one-piece toilet


DXV’s luxury Wyatt one-piece, elongated toilet is a low-flow, Water Sense-certified toilet with a seamless architectural design that is luxurious to the eye, yet easy to maintain, DXV states.


Dec
02
GROHE dual-flush toilet


The GROHE Essence right height, dual-flush elongated toilet has sleek German design and engineering, featuring DreamClean technology


Dec
02
Kenny Chapman: Misconceptions regarding massive growth


As you are well aware, our incredible industry has been experiencing massive growth for the last couple of years. We have been seeing contractors post record months for both sales and profitability at unprecedented levels. It seems there has finally even been a shift from how this industry is viewed from the outside.


Dec
01
American Standard clog-prevention toilet


American Standard’s Champion PRO chair-height elongated toilet is engineered to prevent clogs and features the industry’s largest 4" flush valve and extra-wide 2 3/8" glazed trapway.

Dec
01
Dan Holohan: Does size matter?


A young guy who was about the size of Bruno Mars came to my seminar once, and we were chatting during a break. I asked him how long he had been in the business. It’s good to see young people getting involved.

Nov
30
John Siegenthaler: Opportunistic pathways


I recently reviewed a project in which a municipal building was being connected to a district heating system supplied by pellet-fueled boilers.

Nov
29
SharkBite EvoPEX Coupling


SharkBite's push-to-connect EvoPEX fitting is designed for PEX pipe only.


Nov
20
SEWER & DRAIN CLEANING IS A DIRTY BUSINESS!

Have you ever experienced a plugged sewer line inside your home?


Did it make a huge mess or were you one of the few lucky ones that caught it just in time to avoid an overflow?


I can tell you now that dealing with a plugged sewer and drain line can be a very dirty and expensive mess to repair.


Here at Johnny's Plumbing & Hydronics in Cañon City, Colorado, we have the right tools and equipment to help you get all your drain problems taken care of and free flowing once again. Our trained professional service technicians will be able to assess the situation an determine the best solution to the problem.


We have invested over $30,000 into our equipment which includes a state of the art sewer ...


Apr
30
JASON HYDROTHERAPY UNVEILS THE VIVERE WALK-IN TUB WITH MICROSILK!

It was just announced that Jason Hydrotherapy has unveiled the Vivere walk-in tub with MicroSilk.

This will certainly be a game changer in the walk-in tub industry and has been long awaited since the introduction of MicroSilk to the world. This seems to be the perfect combination for those people in need of a walk-in tub and want the heath benefits of MicroSilk. The door has opened (No pun intended) for Jason Hydrotherapy to enter the world of walk-in tubs.

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Why Choose a walk-in tub over a standard bath tub?

• A walk-in tub allows for easy entry and exit from the bath tub for those individuals with physical disabilities or elderly people who don't have the strength and mobility to safely ...


Feb
07
MOEN FAUCET COMPANY MAKES GARBAGE DISPOSALS?

BRING IT ON: EVEN THE TOUGHEST OF TASKS ARE NO MATCH FOR MOEN GARBAGE DISPOSALS

Don't you wish every product in your kitchen could be as dependable as your Moen faucet? Kitchens everywhere are now one step closer to achieving superior, Moen-quality performance, thanks to the introduction of Moen garbage disposals. This new line of disposals ensures a complete product solution you can trust, above the sink and below.

"Moen is known for its thoughtful design," said Aaron Bores, director, Design Quality, Moen. "We create quality products that provide simple solutions to everyday problems -- from faucets that sense and respond to your every move, to fixtures that resist water spots and fingerprint...


Dec
27
BEST WATER HEATER BUYING GUIDE – TANKLESS VS TANK HEATERS ?

TANK TYPE WATER HEATER

Depending on the size of your family, you may consider the storage capacity of tank type water heaters. Such devices are provided with insulated tanks in which water is heated and stored for use. It is the commonest kind of heater that is used for commercial as well as residential purposes. Such products are classified as electric, natural gas, liquid propane devices.

When choosing such water heaters, you need to consider the size of the tank because these are categorized by the gallons of water that can be stored within. To know the ideal size of the tank type water heater, you can take guidance from the following chart:

Family size Electric Liquid Propane/Natural Gas
Min...


Apr
19
PLUMBERS WANTED - NOW HIRING!

JOHNNY'S PLUMBING & HYDRONICS IS CURRENTLY HIRING PLUMBERS TO WORK IN CAÑON CITY AND PUEBLO COLORADO.

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We are looking for experienced plumbers to work in the field of residential plumbing, commercial plumbing, service plumber, heat technician, and sewer and drain cleaning specialist.

HIGHEST PAYING PLUMBING COMPANY IS SEEKING PLUMBERS TO CARRY OUT DAILY DUTIES OF:

-Replacing water heaters
-Repairing leaks on water and drain lines
-Repairing faucets, disposers, valves, backflow preventers, toilets, leaks, pipes, and etc...
-Heating knowledge a plus
-Tankless water heater repairs and installations
-Sewer and drain cleaning
-Water softeners and conditioners -New residential plumbing, commercial ...


Apr
15
NOTICE! NEW WATER HEATER STANDARDS START TODAY...

HOW OLD IS YOUR WATER HEATER?

If your water heater is 10 years old or older, than you may want to read this...

Starting TODAY, April 16, 2015 - Federal mandates will require all water heater manufacturers to increase the energy factors on all water heaters that they produce from this day forward. What exactly is this and what does it mean?

Here is some information as presented on the Bradford White website to clarify a little bit about this new mandate.

On April 16, 2015, there will be significant changes to water heater energy factor (EF) requirements as the result of updates to the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA). These new requirements call for higher energy factor (EF) rat...


Apr
09
JOHN T. FONTECCHIO III REVIEWS PLANS FOR A NEW BUILDING IN CAÑON CITY, COLORADO

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The Big Boss in action. This guy never stops working. John T. Fontecchio III, owner of Johnny's Plumbing & Hydronics, is shown here working out all the details for the complete remodel of the old Daily Record Building in Cañon City. This building will soon become the new second location for Sol Vista Health. John is famous for his amazing plumbing knowledge and ability to overcome nearly any plumbing challenge that is thrown at him. He is often hired out by architects and engineers to assist with plumbing system designs, layouts, and recommendations. When you are in need of a plumber, call Johnny's Plumbing & Hydronics and allow them to show you why they have been voted "Best Plumber...


Mar
26
ARE YOU READY TO GO TANKLESS?

Are you ready to change out that old water heater and step into the world of endless hot water?

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Many homeowners are facing the decision on whether to replace their old school tank style water heater or step into the newest technology of heating domestic water by a tankless water heater.

I have been dealt with this tank or no tank decision with our own customers literally hundreds of times and it is rising fast.

There are a few key points that plumbers look for when determining whether a tankless water heater is a good fit for your home or business.

• Where is your current water heater installed? Is it located down in a basement, close to an outside wall, or near the center of the home on th...


JOHNNY'S PLUMBING AND HYDRONICS

730 SOUTH 8TH,

CAÑON CITY,CO

719-269-1252