anyone ordered from

shapcoApril 21, 2013

I'm looking to purchase the Symmons Allura tub/shower system, but it's only available at a couple of on-line stores. After reading the horrible experiences at, I have scratched them off the list. Two other sites I found are plumbersstock and webfaucets but I haven't found any reviews here. Does anyone have any experience with these on-line retailers?

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homedepot now carries the Symmons line

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 10:25PM
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Amazon also has Symmons. It looks like they sell the Allura trim kit and the valve separately.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 12:51AM
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Thanks for the responses. Unfortunately, Amazon only sells the chrome finish and we're looking for the satin nickel. I looked at what Home Depot sells and the item number is different. From what I've read in this forum, the big box stores sell a cheaper version of some of the plumbing fixtures, replacing some of the metal parts with plastic.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 9:49AM
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I was looking for Symmons too, and found it a plumbing wholesaler in my town. Have you looked at the Symmons website and their 'find a dealer' link? That's how I found my guy.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 12:46PM
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Symmonds was always sold by plumbers, and within the last year started selling at the big box stores. It is a quality product, so I don't know why the would cheapen the product to sell at HD, the replacement parts look of high quality and they are not cheaply priced.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 9:18PM
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Thanks Raehelen. A local retailer was willing to give me their contractor price, so there wasn't much of a difference between their price and the on-line price.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2013 at 2:12PM
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PlumbersStock is great. I ordered an American Standard toilet from them. It was really cheap, and it arrived in one piece. That's all I care about.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2013 at 11:52PM
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