The standard roof vent design, one that we have in our Duraflo SquareTop 6050s, has been around in both metal and plastic for over 40 years—and not much has changed in that time
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For those times when there is a single dust bunny left behind your couch, and your vacuum cleaner simply can’t find enough life to suck it up—we understand your struggle.
Climate change is overburdening our storm water and sewer systems. Along with the increased frequency of extreme weather conditions in recent years, homeowners are seeing an increase in water damage and home insurance premiums. Something as small as this can save your property from water damage. Canplas backwater valves have been a staple in basement flood … Continue reading “What’s keeping this…out of this?”
After drudging through every plumbing forum on the Internet and consulting plumbers from each corner of the industry, only two things are certain. Everyone has a differing opinion on what is truly the premier plumbing plastic, and everybody feels very, very strongly about their choice.
The first step is deciding where to put the power unit. For the best air quality and a healthier home, basement or garage storage is ideal; this will ensure that the dirt and dust is being suctioned out of the main areas of your home. Equally important is that you invest in a high quality machine to … Continue reading “Power unit placement”
Ridge vent, tall vent, turbo vent, small vent—with so many vent choices out there, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. At Canplas, we recommend selecting only one type of vent for your rooftop.
Despite the lack of any actual cutting, the age old adage “measure twice and cut once” is intensely relevant when choosing the optimal interceptor for your project. Attempting to save money upfront by buying a model that is clearly too small will result in sky high maintenance costs via weekly pump outs. And that’s if you’re lucky enough to avoid a full out kitchen back-up.
The Barrie Baycats pummeled the competition, but the Duraflo vents had the perfect game! Watch the 2016 Intercounty Baseball League Champions take their best shot at the Duraflo roof vent and put this easy-to-install product to the test. Duraflo products are more than plastic versions of metal competitors. For both homeowners and roofers alike, Duraflo … Continue reading “Duraflo Metal vs Plastic”
In an industry dominated by concrete and steel since its inception, plastic is proving to be an increasingly worthy adversary. Well, that’s the nice way to say it. But as engineers, we far prefer the blunt version. Injection molded thermoplastics are now the premier grease interceptor construction material. Here’s why.
When is the last time you threw a baseball at one of your roof vents?
We do it all the time.
This is how we learned that when you throw a baseball at your average metal vent, it will most likely become bent out of shape. We also learned that more durable plastic vents won’t bend or break — as demonstrated in the video below.
What is innovation? More than a product, it’s a process. Entrepreneur Margaret Heffernen hit the nail on the head when she stated,“For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” Vaculine aspires to achieve a level of excellence in innovation through its product development process. The new CanSweep Sweep Inlet Valve, … Continue reading “Vaculine CanSweep Inlet Valve”