New product announcements: 03/04/2009 Self-Cleaning Drain: No Clogs The Permaflow self-cleaning drain by PF WaterWorks replaces the standard p-trap on kitchen and bath sinks used to prevent sewer gases from entering a building. Its clear plastic body is engineered to increase turbulence in the drain and surrounds a wiper that is rotated by turning an external wheel to remove clogs. The see-through capability also allows items to be retrieved from the trap. PF WaterWorks; 877-265-9777; http://www.pfwaterworks.net/ Rugged Light Truck Tire: Takes Heavy Loads The new Wrangler DuraTrac is designed for pickups and other light trucks that need to get around rough
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.