What Do Burks Pumps Do?

Like most major appliances, boiler systems are complex and consist of many important components that help them work to their full potential. One of the most common (and arguably most taken-for-granted) parts is none other than the Burks Pump. Simply put, Burks Pumps are essential for the liquid handling that occurs within a boiler system.…

What Kind of Return System Is Best for Your Business?

Horizontal, vertical, non-syphon, extra-large, rectangular, and custom – with so many types of steam condensate return systems available, how do you know which one is right for your company? Below, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about choosing a return system. That way, you can make the best decision for your business (and…

What to Look for in a Condensate Receiver

If you own or operate a business that uses a boiler system, then surely you’re familiar with the role of a condensate receiver. As a refresher, this critical component enables the reuse of condensation from the boiler, which helps improve efficiency and also reduces water usage. However, not all condensate return units are created equal,…

The Dangers of a Faulty Boiler

Like any major appliance, boilers need their fair share of proper care and maintenance. Additionally, they have a limited lifespan and must be changed after a certain number of years. Whether your boiler is running poorly or is simply old and inefficient, there’s a chance that it could become dangerous. While not all faulty or…

When Is It Time to Replace Your Dry-Cleaning Equipment?

When it comes to overhead costs, dry-cleaning businesses must budget for things like detergent, chemicals, utilities, storage racks, hangers, tags, and other necessities. However, dry cleaners should also be accounting for their machines – both when it comes to routine maintenance and repairs and, eventually, the costs associated with replacing washers, dryers, presses, and other…

The Different Applications for Burks Pumps

Industrial, commercial, and residential – these are just some of the ideal end uses for Burks Pumps. These useful products are known for their heavy-duty build and versatility. Often made of cast iron or bronze, Burks Pumps are durable and long-lasting. Plus, they typically don’t require a lot of maintenance to perform well over a long…

Why Does Sludge Build Up in Your Boiler System?

Whenever you’re dealing with equipment that uses water, you’re going to encounter sludge from time to time. And boiler systems are no exception. In fact, of the 20 percent of all boilers that require maintenance on an annual basis, it’s said that sludge is the most common culprit. That’s why it’s important to know why…

Dry Cleaning 101

When your nicest suit needs cleaning, you can’t just throw it into the washing machine and dryer with all of your everyday laundry. The same goes for sport coats, dress shirts, and dress pants. For these items (and other delicate pieces), it’s best to drop them off at your local dry cleaner so they can…