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The Growth of Lead Free Valves

The Growth of Lead Free Valves

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Lead free valves are all over the market now and you would be hard pressed to not find a lead free valve in any plumber's arsenal. But where did the big push to go lead free come from? Keep reading to learn more and get 5% off your order with the promo code on the bottom of the page! The Safe Drinking Water Act In January 2014, the “Reduction of Lead in Water Act” went into effect to amend section 1417 of the Safe Drinking Water Act. The law reduces the permissible levels of lead in the wetted surfaces of pipes,...

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What To Look For In A Valve

What To Look For In A Valve

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For the DIY consumer, wholesaler, or even a contractor, finding a dependable product is very important for an “at home” project.  Whether you're replacing a ball valve that burst or simply fixing a leaking packing nut, shopping to fix or replace a valve requires a clear understanding of the type of valve you should be using and where you should be shopping for it. A few questions to consider when shopping for valves: Is the valve leak tested? What are the specifications on the valve? Is the valve lead free and certified to use in potable water? Does this valve have certifications? Is the...

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