Celebrating over 50 years in the Business!

Central Plumbing has recently crossed a milestone with over 50 years of serving the Rio Grande Valley's plumbing and supply needs.

Crystal Clear Glass Vessel Sink and Waterfall Faucet

Our line of bathroom fixtures features stunning elements covering the full range of aesthetics from traditional to modern.

WHY TOUCH YOUR KITCHEN FAUCET WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE TO?

Imagine the convenience of having a kitchen faucet that senses what you're trying to accomplish without even touching it.

Singing in the Shower Just Became A Lot Easier

Singing in the shower is what people love to do. In fact, a recent study found that 75 percent of Americans use their smartphones and mobile devices in the bathroom, primarily for streaming music or listening to the news.

Dim the lights to Add More Inviting Look to Any Room

Lutron dimmers save energy and extend the life of your bulbs. When you crank down a dimmer, you are lowering the amount of power sent to a bulb. The more you dim the bulb, the less power you use.

Previous Next Play Pause
1 2 3 4 5
Today's Ideabooks

Home Design Search

What are CFL Light bulbs?

CFLs produce light differently than incandescent bulbs. We have to continuously buy light bulbs and knowing the difference is important.

In an incandescent, electric current runs through a wire filament and heats the filament until it starts to glow. In a CFL, an electric current is driven through a tube containing argon and a small amount of mercury vapor. This generates invisible ultraviolet light that excites a fluorescent coating (called phosphor) on the inside of the tube, which then emits visible light. CFLs need a little more energy when they are first turned on, but once the electricity starts moving, CFLs use about 70% less energy than incandescent bulbs. A CFL’s ballast helps "kick start" the CFL and then regulates the current once the electricity starts flowing. What an amazing product! MaxLite has been committed to providing energy efficient products for 20 years. MaxLite today announced a four-year, $1 million pledge to provide energy-efficient LED and CFL lamps and fixtures to Habitat for Humanity. The product donations will help create sustainable, affordable homes in partnership with low-income families across the United States. MaxLite CFL bulbs are available at all our store locations.

plumbing supply sale

Sign-up for newsletter

Our Business Hours

electrical breakers

Monday - Friday

7:30 AM - 5 PM

Open on Saturdays

8 AM -12 PM

view locations

Like us on Facebook for exclusive deals!

This site features McAllen Tx, electrical supply, plumbing supply, kohler, rgv, material, residential, commercial, breakers, meters, fuses, lighting fixtures, wiring and pipes.