Hard to Find Parts Guide
If you need hard-to-find parts or repairs for your vintage plumbing, we suggest checking out these companies:
L.A.S. Replacement Parts - L.A.S. Replacement Parts Inc., founded as Replacement Parts Co. in 1946, manufactures "Brass" product replacement parts for every major fittings manufacturer in the plumbing industry. Most parts made in the USA.
American Standard Parts - Stocking Genuine Parts for all American Standard Products.
Di Napoli Plumbing Parts - Founded in 1954, Di Napoli now stocks parts for over 300 manufacturers. They stock genuine plumbing repair parts for most manufacturers, and can repair or rebuild any faucet, regardless of its age. An excellent resource for locating hard-to-find plumbing parts.
Northeast Plumbing Specialties - Northeast Plumbing Specialties has in stock plumbing faucets, fixtures, and replacement parts for: American Kitchen, American Standard, Briggs, Central, Chicago, Crane, Delta, Dick Bros., Eyer, Elkay, Gerber, Halsey-Taylor, Indiana Brass, Kohler, Lawler, Mansfield, Moen, Price Pfister, Power Regulator, Savoy, Sayco, Sterling, Schiable, Speakman, Symmons, T & S Brass, Union Brass, Universal Rundle, Valley, and Zurn. They also carry Flush-o-meter complete values and repair parts for Aqua-Flush, Cayne-Delaney, Hedyes & Brothers, and Sloan & Zurn.
HardToFindPlumbingParts.com - HardToFindPlumbingParts.com has over 30 years of Service and Knowledge in the plumbing and repair industry. They specialize in recognizing and duplicating every possible type of plumbing part - especially faucets and faucet parts.
Alfano Replacement Plumbing Parts -founded in 1928, they carry over 50,000 hard-to-find plumbing parts in stock and can rebuild antique faucets.
Nationally known Salvage Yards:
ReStore Home Improvement Center – Restore Home Improvement Center is a community-based, non-profit store located in Springfield, Massachusetts that accepts donations of home improvement materials from homeowners, contractors, manufacturers, retailers and municipal collection centers. In turn, ReStore recycles the materials by selling the items to the public at affordable prices. A great idea worth investigating! Check out their links page to find a reuse-type store near you.
http://www.architectural-emporium.com (Canonsburg, PA)
http://www.architecturalsalvage.com (Louisville, KY)
http://www.architecturalsalvagevt.com (Burlington, VT)
http://www.blackdogsalvage.com (Roanoke, VA)
http://www.floridavictorian.com (Deland, FL)
http://www.oldegoodthings.com (New York, NY & Scranton, PA)
http://www.oldhousesalvage.com/ (Exeter, NH)
http://www.recentruins.com/ (Richmond, VA)
http://www.recyclingthepast.com (Barnegat, NJ)
http://www.salvageone.com/ (Chicago, IL)
http://www.santafewrecking.com/ (Los Angeles, CA)
http://www.seattlebuildingsalvage.com/ (Seattle & Everett, WA)
http://www.secondchanceinc.org/ (non-profit organization in Baltimore, MD)
http://www.tonysarchitecturalsalvage.com/ (Orange, CA)
Vintage Kitchen Products
For an 1850s' or 1950s' look in your kitchen, take a look at Heartland Appliances
Antiqueappliances.com is an excellent source for restored antique and vintage stoves and refrigerators from the 20's to the 60's. In addition to the items listed on their site, they also offer refinishing and appraisal services for antique appliances you own.
Refinished and reconditioned retro toasters, waffle irons, and other small appliances can be found at toastercentral.com.
If you're in need of having your own vintage small appliance reconditioned, visit decodan.com.
A wide selection of unique vintage kitchenware, glasses, and linens can be found at retro-redheads.com.
Bauerware.com offers a range of unique cabinet knobs and pulls.