water softener

How Does a Water Softener Work?

Depending on who you talk to, “water softener” 0r “water testing” is either a taboo concept or glorified. Some homeowners welcome the opportunity to learn about a new product for their house. BUT, many homeowners are also turned off by the door to door sales techniques of many water treatment providers. “Free water test” always […]

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Dehydration on the Job

Did you know? One of the biggest threats to any workplace is dehydration. It’s a threat even to those sitting in an office. For those in the plumbing, construction, or some other physical or technical industry, dehydration issues are even more prevalent. May Supply promotes healthy hydration with an Elkay ezH20 Water Bottle Station for customer […]

PEX connection

NEW PEX Easy Install Permanent Connection

Installing PEX may be done in a wide variety of environments, some of which are less than favorable for fitting multiple connections. When you’re on a ladder, in a tight space, or just have hundreds of connections to make, the new SmartClick™ permanent connection from Legend provides an easy solution for all your PEX needs. […]

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Milwaukee TRAPSNAKE™

In January, Milwaukee introduced a new tool dubbed the TRAPSNAKE™. It’s a “game-changing new solution for unclogging toilets, urinals, and floor traps for service plumbers and facility maintenance professionals.” “The heart of the system is the M12™ TRAPSNAKE™ Driver. The first powered unit optimized for the challenges of porcelain fixtures, the M12™ TRAPSNAKE™ Driver delivers power […]

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It’s a Builder’s Market

For the first time in a while, the housing market in the Harrisonburg area has become not only a seller’s market, but a builder’s market. Around June of 2016 the market shifted in such a way that has not been seen in years. There is more demand than supply in the housing market. Source: Scott […]

water treatment

Filter Before You Treat!

When you find bacteria in your water source, the most popular solution (aside from finding a new water source), is UV water treatment. However, that is not all that goes into treating water with a UV light. Your home most likely needs a full water treatment system with multiple filters for various purposes. At the very […]

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PEX vs PE-RT Pipe

At May Supply we carry two brands of flexible piping commonly referred to as PEX and PE-RT. PEX itself stands for the material the pipe is made from, cross-linked polyethylene. At May Supply we carry ViegaPEX tubing and Oil Creek Heatflex PE-RT Pipe. The Oil Creek Heatflex PE-RT pipe is made from DOWLEX™ 2433 Polyethylene Copolymer […]

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The Moen Garbage Disposal

Why Choose a Moen? Moen recently released a line of Garbage Disposals with quite a few beneficial features. For one, you can now build a complete kitchen with entirely Moen products, including the garbage disposal. You can also retro-fit their garbage disposals directly into the Insinkerator collar so there is no need for any additional […]

WARDFlex products

WARDFlex vs. WARDFlex MAX

Why choose WARDFlex MAX over regular WARDFlex? VS Gas lines naturally create static friction as gas runs through them. To correct this issue, and prevent unwanted fires, there are codes in place, dictating how these lines should be installed. One of those requirements is that the gas lines are bonded. Usually that means the line is […]

Flexible Tap Saddles

Flexible Tap Saddles

Flexible Tap Saddles are the faster & less costly way to make sewer main connections. One Fernco Saddle will fit and 6” and larger sewer mains. Available for all 4” or 6” plastic or cast iron drain pipe inlets in tee or y configurations. Features Manufactured from a specially formulated high durometer PVC Rigid, yet […]