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.
Canplas Industries Ltd., a worldwide leader in the field of building materials, won the New Product Competition for its Adjustable Angle Bath Waste and Overflow Kits at the CIPHEX West 2016, Western Canada’s largest trade show and conference for HVAC, plumbing, hydronics and the water treatment industry. From the 64 new products featured at the … Continue reading “New Waste & Overflow Kits Win at CIPHEX”
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”
A hydromechanical grease interceptor (HGI) without a flow control device (FCD), is just a greasy, overpriced plastic bin. But throw an FCD into the mix, and for the first time in history, we are seeing separation efficiencies exceeding 95%. They’ve been called grease gatekeepers, regulators, and the heart of HGIs. But what makes them tick?
Whether you like it or not, your grease interceptor is an integral part of your business. And unfortunately, interceptors are not yet a “set it and forget it” technology. Without regular maintenance, your business could be subject to fines, crippling shut-downs, and brand damaging reports.
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.
Ventilating your roof helps regulate the temperature and moisture levels of your attic, allowing you to save energy and prevent damage. So, it’s important to consider which components you will need to get stagnant air moving.
Sometimes less is more, which is why we wouldn’t recommend putting 11 roof vents on the roof of a single gable-style home.
So how do you know how to get the perfect number of vents to have your home breathing right?
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.
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”