Guests: Carol Ricks & Lisa Tompkins
Tune in and learn more about Carr Supply, their locations, products, and services!
Celebrating over 100 years as a company in Columbus, Ohio. Carr Supply was founded in 1917 by Charlie Carr, now being run by 3rd generation family members. Carol Ricks, showroom manager in Columbus and Dayton, where clients can come see and pick out plumbing supplies for their homes. Selling supplies to public, architects, builders, plumbers, designers and more. Over 7,000 feet of showroom for guests. Lisa Tompkins produces new business development on the trade side of design build remodelers. Providing samples, supplies and new trends to showrooms including Dave Fox Design Build Remodelers national award-winning design studio.
Carr also provides education with representatives to remodelers to help stay on top of new supplies, updates, and information. Touring product factories for all remodeling needs. From brands such as Moen or Hansgrohe to products such as tile, faucets, lighting, materials and cabinetry. New technology shows voice controlled options for shower heads, presets for temperature and other features. The training center in Columbus, Ohio also provides a place for the industry, designers and Carr Supply employees to expand their product knowledge as well. From the training center to traveling to see products, the knowledge that is provided is invaluable to the industry and clients.
Free standing bath tubs are the most common trend happening now in bathroom remodels. Removing corner soaking tubs or built in tubs. From the aesthetics to the appeal of jets, therapeutic and other features that are prevalent today. Other options include mounting faucets on the tub or wall with limited space, as well as free standing filler that could be mounted on the floor. Considerations when it comes to showers and multiple shower heads include the amount of water per minute, water pressure, drain and water tank that supplies the water.