Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co.'s Speedy Solution for J.W. McClenahan's Drainage Dilemma

by JRSBlogWriterSeptember 28, 2017
J.W. McClenahan Co., the design/build plumbing contractor on the Transbay Block 8 mixed use development project located just two blocks from the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco, suddenly found themselves in a bit of a predicament.[More]

What Is Fermenting In Your Drains Might Ruin Your Wine or Beer Production

by JRSBlogWriterSeptember 22, 2017
Rogue bacteria and unwanted yeast strains might be interfering with your winemaking or brewing process and you probably didn’t know where to look when it comes to one source of the problem. Read on to find out where the bacteria and yeast is hiding. [More]

Strict Enforcement of San Francisco Code Is Catching Plumbers Unaware

by JRSBlogWriterJuly 28, 2017
Recently inspectors in San Francisco have become more stringent in enforcing a code that has been on the books for a while now. Mesnickow and other representatives at Elmco and Associates are doing their best to get the word out to contractors across California, so they are not blindsided.[More]

New Orleans Coroner Set To Finally Move Into a Permanent Office

by JRSBlogWriterJune 1, 2015
Since 2005 the coroner's office and morgue has operated out of several temporary offices. It all started when the original coroner’s office suffered flood damage from Hurricane Katrina. During a time when they were needed most, they had to move quickly to a former funeral parlor, a space that left much to be desired. That facility then caught fire in 2011. New Orleans was in dire need of a new and permanent home for their coroner. [More]

VCOM Set to Open This Fall in Auburn University’s Research Park

by JRSBlogWriterMay 14, 2015
The new Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) campus in Auburn University’s Research Park in Auburn, Alabama will open the doors to ... [More]

Figure Numbers 2482 & 2483: Formerly SQ Drains Now Assigned Figure Numbers

by JRSBlogWriterFebruary 23, 2015
These drains were formerly SQ drains but have been assigned a figure number. The figure no. 2482 (SQ-2-1717) is an extra heavy-duty floor drain and ca... [More]

Case Study: Construction On the New Vikings Stadium

by JRSBlogWriterOctober 27, 2014
If you’ve ever been to a sporting event, you know what happens whenever there is a break in the action. The fans leave their seats and hit the c... [More]

Five Things to Consider When Using an Inline Floor Drain Trap Seal

by JRSBlogWriterJanuary 1, 2013
According to the International Plumbing Code (IPC), traps are intended to provide and maintain a physical barrier between a building and its drainage ... [More]