Posted: December 20, 2017 at 12:45 pm

New Product Announcement: the Step-n-Wash

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Most public restrooms are not kid-friendly. Lavatory sinks are not designed with the height of a child in mind. But it is very important for children to be able to wash their hands since that is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of germs and viruses. However, the adult height of most lavatories makes hand washing for children a difficult task. Most parents know the struggle of lifting a 30 to 40 pound child up to the sink. After a long day of shopping or traveling, carrying bags, loading and unloading strollers, etc., this can be quite exhausting. In addition, it almost always results in an inadequate cleaning, along with water soaking the child’s clothes and the floor. Parents tend to patronize businesses that cater to their needs and help reduce their stress. If your building includes amenities that can help create a better customer experience, that makes your business a much more attractive place to go.


Introducing the Step-N-Wash:

The Commercial Retractable Step-Stool for Children

The Step-N-Wash is designed to do just that. This self-retracting step allows children to stand at the sink and wash their hands without any assistance.  No more lifting and straining for mom and dad. The parent or child can use their foot to pull the step down, and then the child can step up to the sink. When the child is finished and steps down, the step retracts back under the sink and out of the way.

The Step-N-Wash is a very sturdy, stable, and safe addition to your public restrooms. It is constructed of type 304 stainless steel, and contains no pinch points. A marine grade non-slip rubber tread provides good traction. The whole unit is bolted into the floor, and can hold a static load of up to 800 lbs. No part of an adult’s body will ever come in contact with the Step-N-Wash while it is retracted. When it is installed in a restroom with two or more lavatories, it is in full ADA compliance.

The Step-N-Wash is also very cost effective. If the Step-N-Wash is used just 15 times a day, that works out to less than two cents per use over a five year period. The Step-N-Wash is used significantly more often than a diaper changing table. It will also help keep your restrooms dry, thereby reducing your liability for slips and falls.

There are many businesses where the Step-N-Wash is already in use all around the country; places such as shopping malls, airports, restaurants, amusement parks, museums, aquariums, churches, and schools. Create a better customer experience by making your business a more stress-free place for parents. They’ll thank you by becoming returning customers.

More Information

View, share, or save the Step-N-Wash PDF. View installation instructions and more product info in the Step-N-Wash Part #16760 Product Listing in our online store.

How to Order

Call us at 800-442-6622 M-F 7:30AM to 5:00PM (EST) and speak with an Equiparts Product Expert today for more information.


Posted: November 29, 2017 at 2:01 pm

Commercial Entry Mats

Entry rugs are a smart and necessary part of entrance areas for schools, hospitals, gyms, offices, stores, and other facilities that have high amounts of foot traffic. A high quality, water and debris catching rug can help keep buildings clean and safe. We feature two highly rated commercial entry rugs in this article. They are the Spectra-Rib Olefin Carpet Mat and the Spectra Soaker Polypropylene Carpet Mat, both designed by leading rug manufacturer, Musson Rubber Company.

The predominant feature of the Spectra-Rib Olefin Carpet Mat is how well it collects debris in its ribbed texture. The Spectra Soaker Polypropylene Carpet Mat has excellent water collection capabilities with its raised rubber edge. Both rugs are rated for debris and water collection, as well as other features including sunlight fade resistance and stain resistance. They are perfect for high traffic areas.

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4×6 ft. Charcoal Spectra-Rib Olefin Carpet Mat

Spectra-Rib Olefin Carpet Mat

Spectra-Rib Mats feature defined ribs that scrape and hold dirt and moisture. This rug is highly rated for the following: water absorption, soil retention, sunlight fade resistance, and stain resistance. These ultra-ribbed rugs will help your facility stay cleaner longer by catching the salt, dirt, and grime brought in on shoe soles. It will also deter the formation of hazardous puddles by catching water and snow.

This commercial entry rug is easily cleaned with a vacuum, hose, or broom.

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• 26 oz. of deep rib 100% Polypropylene needle punch fibers per square yard, permanently fused to a 75 mil solid vinyl backing
• Scrapes shoes clean
• Use inside or outside. Stands up to the toughest foot traffic
• The slip-resistant, solid vinyl back protects floors, and reduces mat movement
• Made in the U.S.A.

Spectra-Rib Olefin Carpet Mats are available in the following colors: grey, blue, brown, and charcoal.

This rug is listed on our website in the following sizes:

2×3 ft Spectra-Rib Olefin Carpet Mat: #12413
4×6 ft Spectra-Rib Olefin Carpet Mat: #12414

* If you need a different size, give us a call us to learn about the alternative sizes we can order.



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4×6 Red Spectra Soaker Rug

Spectra Soaker Polypropylene Carpet Mat

Spectra Soaker mats help facilities stay dry, safe, and clean. These commercial entry mats are specifically designed to retain moisture. This entry mat features a raised rubber edge, which holds the water it collects instead of letting it flow onto the surrounding floor. It can be used both inside and outside due to its polypropylene (polymer plastic) fiber construction and rubber back. The raised grid pattern helps to remove dirt, ice, snow, water, and salt from shoes.

Water retaining and dirt collecting entryway carpet mats are a prudent addition to the entrance areas of stores, schools, hospitals, gyms, offices, and other facilities that have high amounts of traffic through the building. They become most useful during winter and rainy seasons when customers, patrons, students, and/or employees are tracking in snow, water, mud, salt, and debris.

• 100% premium polypropylene anti-static fiber with a durable fabric border
• 24 oz. per square yard of dual-denier polypropylene yarn secured to a 100% SBR rubber back
• Raised rubber edge forms a tray to hold water and dirt
• Special gripper rubber backing minimizes movement
• Polypropylene fibers dry quicklycommercial entry mats
• Made in the U.S.A.
• Recyclable

Spectra Soaker Polypropylene Carpet Mats are available in the following colors: grey, red, navy, and medium brown.

This rug is listed online in the following sizes:

2×3 ft Spectra Soaker Polypropylene Carpet Mat: #12415
4×6 ft Spectra Soaker Polypropylene Carpet Mat: #12416

* If you prefer a different color or size, give us a call to learn about other unlisted colors and sizes that we can order for you.

How to Order

To order either of these rugs, call us at 800-442-6622 M-F 7:30AM to 5:00PM (EST). We can also order other rugs by Musson, including custom logo mats, commercial area rugs, runner rugs, and other outdoor and indoor entry mats. Speak with an Equiparts Product Expert today for more information.

Click to view, share, and/or save the Spectra Mats PDF.





Posted: November 13, 2017 at 9:49 am

Hinge Repair Screws

Hinge Repair Screws

Fix your loose door hinges without drilling new holes! Hinge Repair Screws are the most efficient option when making hinge repairs caused by stripped screws. These specially made screws have a #12 Phillips undercut head with a #14 oversized body that is both self-drilling and self-tapping.

The Benefits of Using Hinge Repair Screws:
• Great fit
• Easy to use
• Time saving
• Money saving
• Streamlined hinge repairs

These specialized screws enable you to simply replace a stripped screw used in a door hinge, rather than having to resort to the multi-step, time-intensive ‘toothpick and glue method’, which involves plugging the holes with wooden dowels, redrilling the hole, then replacing with the same size screws.

The reason why these screws are specialized for this specific task is their oversized screw body and regular sized screw head. The oversized screw body enables the screw to fit tightly into the old drill hole. The regular sized screw head enables the screw to lay flush in the hinge instead of sticking out, which would prevent the door from closing all the way.

The screws listed below are divided into two sections based on screw type.

Metal Application Hinge Repair Screws

The first section includes different quantities and finishes of hinge repair screws that are designed for metal applications. This screw has an undercut head. They are self-tapping and have a fine thread, which is best when drilling into metal doors and doorways. These metal application hinge screws are available in chrome plated or black plated finishes, and in quantities of 12, 24, or 100.

Metal hinge screws

Wooden Application Hinge Repair Screws

The second section below includes hinge repair screws designed for wooden applications. They have an undercut #12 screw head and sheet metal screw thread. This screw is best to use when screwing a hinge into a wooden door and doorway. These wood application hinge screws are available in chrome, brass, and black plated finishes, and in quantities of 12, 24, or 100.

Hinge Repair screws

View our Hinge Repair webpage to see the hinges we have on sale now. Submit a quote through our website for the hinge repair screws you need, and a sales rep will get back to you shortly. You can also just give us a call to speak with a rep directly and place your order. 800-442-6622 M-F 7:30AM to 5:00PM (EST).

View, save, or share the Hinge Repair Screws PDF, which lists all quantities of Hinge Repair Screws available for the two hinge screw types. Click on the blue part numbers on the PDF to get to the specific screw listing on our website.





Posted: August 16, 2017 at 9:30 am

Solid Brass Door Stops


Solid Brass Door Stops

Here at Equiparts, we are all about providing quality products meant to withstand daily use.

How often do you think about the door stops at your facility? They may often be overlooked, but they are an essential part of the day-to-day job of any maintenance team.

Door stops can be very important for the safety of your maintenance team. We often see heavy objects, such as a rock or cinder block, used to prop open doors. With this method, a person who is likely carrying a heavy object already has to put down that object and prop open the door. Not only is this inconvenient, it creates a safety hazard, as the object could cause someone to trip and fall.

Door Stop Construction and Features:

Our door stops are constructed of solid brass and feature a spring design to hold the stop in position when not in use. They come in a variety of finishes. The rubber on the foot of the door stop holds the stop in place while in use.

Installation Tips:

• Install with the door open to make sure the rubber foot is properly fitted to the area of floor where it will be used.

• When using these door stops on a door that is not wood, be sure to use screws compatible with the material of the door.

• Choose the correct size door stop based on how much clearance is underneath your door. The more clearance, the large stop you’ll need.

Benefits of Brass

  • Brass is durable. A brass door stop will hold up to years of use and abuse.
  • Brass is resistant to corrosion. It will not rust, even under harsh outdoor conditions.
  • Brass is aesthetically pleasing. We carry a variety of finishes, from dull chrome to polished brass, to fit in with the look of your building, no matter what style is has.
  • Brass is easy to maintain. We all know that door stops are most commonly operated by foot. The best way to clean the grime off a brass stop is to simply wipe it down with a wet cloth.

As previously mentioned, Equiparts carries a variety of Solid Brass Door Stops, to fit the needs and look of any facility. We have the following options available on our website:

Dull Chrome Kickdown Door Holder – Part #01168

Polished Brass Kickdown Door Holder – Part #01169

5” Dull Chrome Kickdown Door Holder – Part #01170

5” Polished Brass Kickdown Door Holder – Part #01171


Learn the exact dimensions of the door stops in this article in the Solid Brass Door Stops PDF.

Call to Order Solid Brass Door Stops now at 800-442-6622 Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-5:00PM EST. Be sure to mention any of the above EC Part Numbers when placing your order.


Posted: July 5, 2017 at 9:55 am

Fire Sprinkler Shut Off Tool

Quickstop fire sprinkler shut off tool

The Quickstop Fire Sprinkler Shut Off Tool is designed to temporarily stop the flow of water from a fire sprinkler. We highly recommend having this tool on hand in facilities with emergency fire sprinklers. The Talon Fire Sprinkler Tool is a must-have for hotels, classrooms, and commercial buildings.

It can take a long time to shut off the water, especially in larger facilities. Having this tool on hand can save a building from costly water damage. If you want your facility to have the tool it needs to shut off an emergency fire sprinkler, this is the tool you need. It’s reusable, adjustable, and easy to use.

How does the Quickstop Talon Fire Sprinkler Shut Off Tool work?

Quickstop Fire Sprinkler Shut Off ToolThe upper arm slides around the threaded area of the fire sprinkler. The lower arm has a round rubber gasket that seals the opening of the sprinkler head. The gasket fits over the entire opening of the sprinkler which stops the flow of water. The Quickstop Talon is designed to stay out of the direct flow of water so it should be easy to attach to the sprinkler. Then you simply squeeze the clamp to put the tool in place.

On the back of the tool, there is an adjustable screw and nut that can be raised or lowered, enabling the Fire Sprinkler Shut-Off tool to fit various fire sprinkler sizes. Every unit comes preset with the correct settings for the standard fire sprinkler size. There is also a red ‘quick release’ arm that enables the user to release the tool from a sprinkler system with one hand. Inside is a black rubber piece that when heated, expands and causes the tool to release the pressure, which allows the tool to function as a temporary sprinkler in the event of a second fire.

It is made of zinc and chrome plated steel, which protects the tool against rust. The Quickstop Talon has been tested to be 100% water tight up to 350 pounds per square inch (PSI).

Plumbing Fact: According to the International Plumbing Code, a building with water pressure that exceeds 80 PSI requires a pressure reducing valve. This means that this fire sprinkler tool is functional well over the maximum water flow rate. 

What Types of Fire Sprinklers does it work on?

  • • Conventional Fire Sprinklers
  • • Upright Fire Sprinklers
  • • Pendant Fire Sprinklers
  • • Horizontal Sidewall Fire Sprinklers
  • • Vertical Sidewall Fire Sprinklers
  • • Recessed Pendent Fire Sprinklers

This tool works on 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch fire sprinkler heads. Not only does this tool work for various sprinkler head sizes, but it also works on damaged and sheared units as well. The dimensions of the tool are 8 in × 3 in × 2 in.

Order this emergency fire sprinkler shut-off tool by requesting a quote on our website, or by calling us toll-free at 800-442-6622 Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-5:00PM EST.

Share the Quickstop Fire Sprinkler Shut Off Tool PDF with your facility director, maintenance team, or purchasing department to keep your facility prepared in case an activated fire sprinkler needs to be turned off.


Posted: May 16, 2017 at 12:39 pm

The Benefits of Oxygenated Shower Heads

The Benefits of Oxygenics Shower Heads make them a no-brainer for all situations, in both residential and commercial applications. These high-performance showerheads are water efficient and also improve user shower experience.

OxygenicsShowerHeadGraphic• Supercharging Water with oxygen gets the absolute most out of each drop, making the most efficient use of available resources.

• Adding Oxygen to water is like filling up a balloon with air. It makes the water droplets expand so they come out of the shower heads larger and wider, covering more of you when you shower.

• The Mixture of oxygen and water that occurs in an Oxygenics shower head creates an effect like a jet engine, blasting away dirt and odor with incredible strength.

Anti-Clog properties like Delrin nonstick internal components and the single flow design helps stop clogs like calcium build up from occurring, a common problem in areas with hard, mineral-rich water.

New Showerhead Technology Delivers Power AND Efficiency

Oxygenics showerheads bring you great water pressure while saving water at the same time. They use only 1.5 gallons of water per minute, a whopping 1 GPM less than the maximum the US government mandates (2.5 GPM). Oxygenics showerheads do this without sacrificing pressure. Here’s how:

The Oxygenics Engine: It’s what drives these shower heads. Originally developed in 1981, it has been perfected over three decades to make the most of the available water resources and give you a powerful, water saving shower experience at any pressure.

1. Pressure Chamber: Water is introduced into a pressure chamber that works like a mini-turbine jet, increasing water velocity.

2. Air Vacuum: Water passes through an air vacuum at high speed, infusing oxygen into each drop.

3. Spray Head: The pressurized combination of water and oxygen is released through an expanding nozzle, widening coverage and greatly increasing water power.

Click on any of the showerheads shown below to see them on our website, then request a quote, or call to order Oxygenic showerheads for your facility today! Choose the Oxygenics showerhead model below that is most fitting for your application. These models work well in a variety of settings including: hospitals, schools, multi-family housing, locker rooms, nursing homes, hotels, clubs, and upscale facilities.

Locker Room Showrheadhand held massager water saver showerhead






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For assistance choosing the right unit for your facility, and to make sure you order all of the parts needed to install the unit you are looking for, give one of our parts experts a call toll-free at 800-442-6622 Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-5:00PM EST. We ship throughout the contiguous United States.

Are you thinking of a friend or colleague who might be interested in these high-quality, water efficient showerheads? Share the Oxygenics Shower Heads PDF with them!

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 8:49 am

Master Stop Extreme Tape


Need a better way to prevent slip and fall accidents at your facility? This Master Stop Extreme Tape is a great way to do just that. These strips are designed to withstand extreme weather and a broad range of temperatures, ranging from -40°F to 220°F. Available in both coarse and standard, Extreme Tape strips are manufactured with multiple layers of grit. This means they will outlast standard grit tapes! Master Stop Extreme tape is recommended for any heavy-traffic area where extra traction is needed and safety is a top priority. These areas include, but are not limited to, bleachers, ramps, stairs, and loading docks.

Installation is quick and easy! Watch how quickly we installed it on the counter steps at Equiparts in our video above. Once the surface is clean and dry, just peel off the adhesive backing and press down. Once applied, Extreme Tape is long-lasting and tolerant of oil and grease, saltwater, and mild acid. The adhesive is three times stronger than standard anti-slip tapes. Master Stop Extreme Tape is made in the United States and exceeds recommendations by OSHA and ADA for Coefficient of Friction.


Master Stop Extreme Tape is available in several different sizes:

#14533: 4” x 12” Strips
#14534: 3” x 24” Strips
#14535: 6” x 24” Strips
#14536: 6” X 36” Strips


Call to order Master Stop Extreme Tape at  Monday-Friday 800-442-6622, 7:30AM-5:00PM EST. Be sure to mention the EC Part numbers mentioned above when placing your order.

Save/share the Extreme Tape Promo PDF with your colleagues.


Posted: December 6, 2016 at 9:07 am

Track Hanger Hook


Track Hanger Hook #11141

The Track Hanger Hook (EC Part #11141) is perfect for hanging holiday lights, planters, and decorations! These clever hooks are easy to install and neatly attach to ceiling tile track for temporary or permanent use. They are made of clear plastic, which gives the track hanger an invisible look. No more unsightly thumbtacks or nails!  At Equiparts, we use track hanger hooks to hang banners in our showroom.

Call to Order the Track Hanger Hook now at 800-442-6622 Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-5:00PM EST. Be sure to mention EC Part #11141 when placing your order. Save and or share the Track Hanger Hook PDF with your colleagues.


Posted: November 30, 2016 at 1:23 pm

Wipe Off Vandalism Mark Remover

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The Wipe Off Vandalism Mark Remover (EC Part # 79643) is a graffiti remover, spray paint remover, marker ink remover, scuff remover, and more, all in one handy 16.5 ounce can. It’s a great item for facility managers, janitors, and building operations managers to have on hand. It removes a variety of media from a multitude of surfaces, and drastically reduces the labor involved in removing those marks. Not only does it remove common vandalism materials like spray paint and marker ink, but it also makes clean up easy for other, less common items like wax based lipsticks and crayons, as well as ink based items like ball point pens. This Vandalism Mark Remover can also remove wear and tear marks like tape residue and scuff marks.

In general, the less porous the surface, the better the Vandalism Mark Remover will work. Example surfaces that respond well to the mark remover include, but are not limited to, the following: baked enamel and powder coated steel, plastic, hard rubber, and porcelain surfaces.

Call to order the Vandalism Mark Remover now at 800-442-6622 Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-5:00PM EST. Be sure to mention the EC Part number (79643) when placing your order. Save/share the Wipe Off Vandalism Mark Remover PDF with your colleagues.

Posted: November 7, 2016 at 12:54 pm

Rothenberger Emergency Pipe Repair Clamp



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Be prepared to repair pipes with the Emergency Pipe Repair Clamp – The quick, easy, and professional way to temporarily repair a burst, perforated, or leaky pipe. This Emergency Pipe Repair Clamp is a great item to have in virtually any building. In cases of emergency, such as when a pipe has burst in an area where the water supply cannot be shut off, this clamp can reduce water damage and save a lot of time, energy, and money, not to mention water!

Rothenberger-RepairClamp-EquipartsNo tools required!

Simply open the device, center it around the problem area, firmly close both housing members, engage the latch mechanism and close the device around the problem area with a squeeze of your hand.

Use On:

• Use on Copper, CPVC or PEX piping
• Both domestic and commercial heating & water pipes
• Frost damaged or perforated water pipes

The Emergency Pipe Repair Clamp is now on sale at Equiparts! To place your order, give us a call on our toll-free number: 800-442-6622 Monday through Friday, 8AM-5PM EST. Or add the products to your quote request on our website! Available in two sizes:

Emergency Pipe Repair Clamp for ½” Pipe
 (EC Part #38012)

Emergency Pipe Repair Clamp for ¾” Pipe (EC Part #38013)

Know someone who needs the Rothenberger Repair Clamp in their toolbox? Share the Pipe Repair Clamp PDF with them!