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A Successful Show!
Register Now for Silver Creek University
Contractor Tip of the Month
Lunch and Learn
Move More Water & Get Better Performance
Personalized Rotary Heads
2-Wire Decoder Systems
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Greetings!

The busy season is right around the corner.   So now is the right time to start planning ahead.

Look to Silver Creek for smart ideas that can help grow your business in a competitive market.   This month we are offering
our Silver Creek University.  Register today to participate in this important event.

 

Check out our discount specials at the bottom of this e-mail.  Don't miss out! 


 

A Successful Show!
Silver Creek appreciates outstanding support for our team at the Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association Expo

Ann Bates and the entire INLA team pulled off yet another first class event with record numbers of seminar attendees.

The show always provides a great forum in which to exchange ideas and make connections with a wide variety of industry friends and colleagues.   Congratulations to Hans Barbonus for winning the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT award... Well deserved!!

The Team Says Thanks!
The Team Says Thanks!


Silver Creek would like to say "Thank You" to all of you that took the time to stop by our booth to check out our custom vinyl fencing possibilities and our Rockwood outdoor living products. (See our Rockwood promotion in this issue!)

 

Rockwood
Our Rockwood Display Drew Lots of Attention!

Register Now for Silver Creek University
Our event brings together professionals for the latest industry information

classroom Improve your professional knowledge and tap into the latest trends by attending Silver Creek University, the region's premier educational and networking event for professionals.

The event will be held on February 14-15, 2012 at 11427 W. Executive Dr. in Boise.  
Attend sessions on irrigation, landscape drainage, outdoor living spaces, water gardening, sensors, water saving retrofit products and much more.   Click here to learn more and to register.

Please RSVP as soon as possible to Chad Hansen 

Contractor Tip of the Month:  Locating Valves with a Chatter-Type Locator
A quick and easy way to locate buried valves  

 

When using a chatter type valve locator, you can increase your chances of hearing the solenoid chatter by stabbing a valve key (or any long metal rod) into the ground and placing your ear on the top end of it. The key will pick up the noise vibration from several feet way.

 

Using a Chatter-Type Valve Locator 
Using a Chatter-Type Valve Locator

Hailey Branch Launches Lunch & Learn Series
Get the knowledge you need to GROW your business

We're proud to announce the first in a series of Lunch-N-Learns on services you can use to expand your business.  

Mark your calendar to attend on February 15th.   We will cover landscape drainage and outdoor living spaces.    The event starts at 9:30AM and includes lunch.

Register with Travis McBride tmcbride@silvercreeksupply.com 

Move More Water & Get Better Performance with ADS "Smoothwall" Pipe
Easy installation, lasting performace

Smoothwall drainage pipe from Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is easy to work with and offers advantages over traditional corrugated pipe.

Smoothwall pipe is available in 10' lengths; 3", 4" and 6" diameters, and joins with simple, secure bell-and-spigot connections. The pipe is made with a white, high density polyethylene layer around a black polyethylene core to form a lightweight pipe with excellent beam stiffness.

Because Smoothwall is relatively stiff in the longitudinal direction, it can easily be laid straight and "true to line and grade". The smooth interior walls mean less slope is needed to get the pipe to drain properly versus corrugated. The pipe provides for safe, easy, efficient installations without breaking, splitting or cracking, and is more impact-resistant that PVC, ABS or styrene.

Smoothwall can be used for all your turf drainage needs as well as sidewalk culverts and on-site waste management systems.

Order your drainage materials for your next project at
Silver Creek.

Personalized Rotors with Your Logo Build Your Brand & Reputation
Stand out from the crowd with customized rotors with your logo

An example of a custom rotor with contractor's own logo 
Silver Creek leads the industry with the only program that will customize rotary sprinklers with your logo on the top of every head.

This program has already proven to be very popular because it builds the contractors brand on every job site installed, leaving a lasting impression of quality.  In this time of intense competition, the contractor that appears the strongest wins the job.

The benefits of customized rotors are significant:
  • Get additional referrals and top-of-mind presence
  • Differentiate yourself as a top-tier contractor
  • Reinforces your total professional image across your web site, uniforms and trucks, creating a brand that is magnetic to customers, increasing sales.
K-Rain's rotor offers many benefits:
  • Same adjustments as Hunter® PGP®.  
  • Retrofit compatible. No need to dig to replace worn or broken PGP® rotors. Just unscrew the internal and replace with RPS 75.  
  • Longer 5 year warranty.
Getting personalized rotors that build business on every installation and every service call is easy. Ask us for details. 

2-Wire Decoder System?  Trust Silver Creek to Help You Succeed
We provide the right wire, grounding supplies and splices

Introduced in the 1960's, 2-wire decoder systems have been part of the golf industry for decades. In recent years, several manufacturers have introduced 2-wire systems for commercial and park sites. They offer simplified installation and a dramatic reduction in the amount of wire needed.

 

With decoder systems, failure to follow  correct wiring and splicing procedures is often a cause of premature failure. Use the wiring specifications provided by the manufacturer and select a cable that is compatible with their equipment.  

 

It is never advised to use leftover wire from one project with another brand of system. Nor will it work to substitute plain wire for the specialized cable required for reliable communication within the system. There are many cases where the contractor had to go back and install the correct cable to make the system work properly. 

 

Silver Creek works closely with Regency Wire and Cable to provide you with manufacturer-approved wire, grounding equipment (plates, rods and grounding material) and 3M brand splices commonly required for your decoder project. Rely on us to get you the materials to make it work right!  

 

 
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Your Shop
toolsGet Ready for Spring with Our Tool Discounts

5% off any Midwest Rake tool up to $100

 

10% off any Midwest Rake Tool order between $100 and $500

 

15% off Midwest Rake Tool orders over $500

   
Offer Expires: March 31, 2012
 
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Boost your bottom line on your next job! 

 

Offer Expires: February 29, 2012