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Sep
16
'American Plumber Stories' aims to fix the trades' labor shortage


What do street drag racing, stock car racing, a senior basketball team and kite surfing have in common? They’re all hobbies of professional plumbers. Pretty cool, right? Pfister certainly thinks so, as the bath and kitchen manufacturer has launched a new docuseries featuring the lives of plumbers throughout the U.S.

Sep
16
Watts home filtration system


Watts’ Big Bubba S100 is a complete whole-home filtration system. This certified point-of-entry system gives plumbing contractors a solution for homeowners concerned about lead, PFAS, cysts and chlorine taste and odor in their drinking water.

Sep
16
Taco Comfort Solutions ECM circulators


Taco’s new VR series high-efficiency ECM cast-iron or stainless steel circulators offer a wide range of low-, medium- or high-head options in sizes from 1/3 to 2 HP.

Sep
16
WINT Water Intelligence fire supression leak detection


WINT Water Intelligence announces its technology is available to be directly integrated into fire sprinkler systems.

Sep
16
Viega names two to leadership posts


Scott Wallace was named chief commercial officer, and Jared Mackrory was named marketing director.

Sep
15
Lync hot water wellness solution


Lync, a Watts brand, introduces Element, the world’s first hot water wellness solution. Element brings the functionality of a full domestic hot water system in addition to multi-barrier pathogen protection and remote monitoring into one compact appliance, Lync points out.

Sep
15
Elkay donates 101 ezH2O bottle filling stations to city of Chicago


This donation coincides with Elkay’s milestone of the production of the one millionth ezH2O bottle filling station, which was installed in Chicago’s Garfield Park neighborhood late last month.


Sep
15
Bradford White Water Heaters adds PowerStor Series performance calculator to RightSpec Sizing Guide online tool


Whether a contractor is specifying a product for a new installation or updating an existing system, the program is designed to handle a wide array of applications.


Sep
14
The real value of snow-melt systems


There’s a saying in the environmental health and safety industry: “There are no accidents.”
Basically, the idea is this that all accidents can be avoided.

Sep
14
ASC Engineered Solutions strut solutions


ASC Engineered Solutions’ new Dakota Systems strut product offering is a fast-installation solution for trapeze and multi-tiered trapeze hangers in mechanical plumbing and HVAC applications.

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