Product News - October 2019

Webstone, a brand of NIBCO, Pro-Pal Ball Drain

The Pro-Pal Ball Drain from Webstone, a brand of NIBCO, is now available with F1960 and F1807 end connections, allowing for isolating and draining any portion of a PEX system more easily. The full Ball Drain lineup also features FIP, SWT, Press, Press x PEX, polypropylene, PP-RCT and union connections in sizes 1/2 to 2 inches. Lead-free dezincification-resistant brass construction is certified to all appropriate codes and standards. 800-225-9529;

PowerChats AI-powered chat service with real-time alerts

PowerChats is an artificial-intelligence-powered website chat service that specializes in helping home service companies generate and capture more leads by utilizing a user-friendly interface and clear, efficient messaging. It now offers outbound texting capability, expansion of CRM tracking integrations, dynamically changing click-to-call buttons to ensure compatibility with all call-tracking providers and new chat notifications via text message and email. 801-860-1871;

Trimble Contractor WorkZone app with free subscription level

The Contractor WorkZone app from Trimble released a new pricing structure that makes the construction management app more accessible and affordable to small contractors. The app now offers access to more features at a lower cost, including a free option. This includes unlimited projects for an unlimited amount of time, no trial needed. In addition to the free subscription level, there are also paid subscriptions available, which allow companies to add more users with more features like web access, accounting, cloud syncing and more. At the paid levels, users can trial the app for two weeks prior to purchasing the full subscription, or they can downgrade to the solo level. 877-300-2904; 


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