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Toilet

Ask the Drain Brains: Solving Stubborn Toilet & Urinal Problems

I’ve got apartments where the toilets clog constantly and the plunger just isn’t doing the job. Is there anything better I can use to do the job right?

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Cover

Tough Cover Protects Against Vandalism

STI announces the new vacuum formed LED Display Cover can take hard knocks in stride while offering physical protection to LED displays and more. This enclosure helps guard a range of devices against vandalism, as well as dirt, dust and grime.

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FreshAir

FreshAir Provides Healthful Environment

FreshAir, an industry leader in the development of sensors to detect and alert for hazardous chemicals, highlights its unique and highly effective FreshAir Smoking Detection System for casino hotels, the only technology available to monitor for, immediately detect, and prove tobacco smoking and marijuana smoking.

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Headlamp

Princeton Tec Headlamp Enhances Performance & Safety

The Princeton Tec EOS 360 Headlamp and Safety Flasher provides powerful hands-free task lighting in low light areas. Since it does double-duty as a helmet-mounted safety flasher it is also essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that helps employees be seen, which protects them from vehicle traffic and equipment.

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Drain

Extending the Life of Your Drain Cleaning Cables: As Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Back in 2005, drain cleaning specialist Michael Jackson bought a couple of Speedrooter drain cleaning machines with 100 feet of 5/8″ Flexicore cable. Despite being used almost every day for 15 years, Michael still has the original Flexicore Cables in his Speedrooters!

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Vandalism

Wire Cages Protect Against Smoke Detector Vandalism

The STI Steel Web Stopper® wire guards help protect smoke detectors against vandalism, accidental damage and tampering, and feature 9-gauge steel wire with white or stainless steel corrosion resistant polyester coating.

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Slips and Falls

Form-A-Tread® Prevents Slips and Falls on Stairs

The most common technique for preventing slips and falls on stairs is the application of non-skid adhesive tapes or epoxy coatings embedded with aggregate. However, tapes can peel off and coatings quickly abrade away. Now, a new category of durable high-tech epoxy is available to ensure superior safety for years without re-application.

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Tool

Ask the Drain Brains: Choosing the Right Drain Cleaning Tool – Part 3

Now that we’ve talked about which is the right machine to use for each application, the next question is: What is the right cutter to use? Everyone has their favorite cutter, just as everyone has their favorite fishing lure.

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Dispenser

Novolin Awarded Patent for Utensil Dispenser

Waddington North America (WNA), a Novolex® brand, announced today that it has been awarded a new patent for Cutlerease®, an innovative dispenser that offers customers one disposable utensil at a time.

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Drain Brains

Ask the Drain Brains: Choosing the Right Drain Cleaning Tool – Part 2

Last month we answered the question of what the right drain cleaning tool for each job is. Here are more solutions to drain cleaning problems involving tree roots, grease clogs, and ice.

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