Archive: Brubaker Inc. in the News

Lancaster Toyota Amphitheater in East Petersburg is Dedicated

Brubaker Inc. lends a hand (and a backhoe) in the construction of this neighborhood gemSaturday May 5th was the annual East Petersburg Day in the East Petersburg Community Park.  There was a special occasion, the opening and dedication of the ... Read More

Thanks to all who helped in our annual Adopt-A-Highway Litter Cleanup

Saturday April 28th, 2018 saw the neighborhood enveloped in dense fog for the annual Adopt-A-Highway litter cleanup at Brubaker Inc.Approximately two miles of roadway along Rohrerstown Road and McGovernville Road (PA Route 741) from Rohrerstown north to PA Route 283 ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. annual Adopt-A-Highway Litter Cleanup – April 28, 2018

It's that time of year again! Join us for our annual Adopt-A-Highway litter cleanup event!WHEN: Saturday April 28th, 2018 from 8am until 12 noon.WHERE: Meet at 2220 Harrisburg Pike, at the back of the building. Gloves, trash bags, orange safety ... Read More

Once again, we thank you!

Brubaker Inc. wins for the 4th consecutive year for best Baths and best KitchensFor the fourth time running, we are honored to receive Susquehanna Style Magazine's Who's Who in Business Award for Lancaster.  In the category of Baths and the ... Read More

PDQ Industries finds key to future growth in Lime Spring Square

By TIM MCKEEL, Staff Writer, LancasterOnline.com   Needing space for its continuing growth, PDQ Industries has started constructing a $8.5 million plant in Lime Spring Square off Rohrerstown Road.  (Note: Brubaker Inc. is involved in the plumbing and HVAC construction on this ... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

We will close at 5:00pm Wednesday November 22nd, and reopen Friday November 24th at 9:00am.  As always, our Service Division is available 24/7.The First ThanksgivingThanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. The tradition can be traced all the way back to ... Read More

Celebrate Small Business Saturday by shopping with us!

This Saturday, November 25th, is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country.The Lancaster area is full of wonderful, locally owned brick and mortar stores, ... Read More

Jerusalem Church of Manheim to host 4th annual Corn Maze

Two Brubaker Inc. employees and their extended family play key roles in the event  Five years ago, a committee at Jerusalem Church, 1620 Newport Road, Manheim, held what was known as a Disguise and Prize event for local children. The next ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. teams up with MDS to send aid to Hurricane ravaged areas

Company matches employee donations collectedIn response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, Brubaker Inc. employees and ownership are teaming with Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) to make a joint collection and donation to the highly regarded aid ... Read More

Five ideas for storing your garden produce over winter

Now that it's time to harvest the vegetables from your garden, you need to know how to properly store your produce for the winter. Here are five tips that will help you with that.1. Store Blemish-Free Produce in a Cool, ... Read More

Brubaker descendants to gather in celebration of 300 years since Lancaster arrival

By MARY ELLEN WRIGHT, Staff Writer, Lancaster NewspapersCalling all Brubakers.And sons of Brubakers. And great-great-great-granddaughters of Brubakers.Your legacy in America is 300 years old, and hundreds of your relatives are preparing for the mother of all family reunions.Those who trace ... Read More

Andrew Baker earns CAPS Designation

From HEMPFIELD MERCHANDISER, July 26, 2017 Andrew Baker of Brubaker Inc. recently earned the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation, identifying him as a Certified Aging in Place Specialist with the skills and knowledge necessary to remodel or modify a home to ... Read More

300 Years of Brubakers in North America

Right here in the home neighborhood!From August 3rd through the 6th at nearby Millersville University and East Hempfield Township's Noel Dorwart Park, Brubakers, Brubachers, and their numerous cousins from 23 states, Canada, and The Netherlands will be convening to celebrate ... Read More

Come support Mom’s House at their 24th Annual Charity Golf Outing

Event slated for Monday July 17th at Overlook Golf CourseMom’s House of Lancaster is hosting their 24th annual charity golf tournament at Overlook Golf Course on Route 501, just north of Lancaster.  Join dozens of other golfers for a day ... Read More

Thank you again!

Brubaker Inc. wins again for best Baths and best KitchensOnce again we are honored to receive Susquehanna Style Magazine's Who's Who in Business Award for Lancaster. In the category of Baths and the category of Kitchens we have been chosen ... Read More

Adopt-a-Highway litter cleanup 2017

Saturday April 22nd, 2017 greeted us with off and on mist and drizzle for the annual Adopt-A-Highway litter cleanup at Brubaker Inc. For a second consecutive year the wet, cool conditions and reduced number of participants did not deter ... Read More

I. Wayne Brubaker 1918 – 2017

Brubaker Inc. and the extended Brubaker family with sorrow announce the passing of Founder, Father, Grandfather, Great-grandfather, Great-great-grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Husband, and Friend, I. Wayne Brubaker, this past Thursday evening, March 23rd.Those who knew Wayne knew he lived life to ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. annual Adopt-A-Highway Litter Cleanup – April 22, 2017

It's that time of year again!  Join us for our annual Adopt-A-Highway litter cleanup event!WHEN: Saturday April 22nd, 2017 from 8am until 12 noon.WHERE: Meet at 2220 Harrisburg Pike, at the back of the building. Gloves, trash bags, orange safety ... Read More

Thank you!

2016 was a good year for us, thanks to you!We are thankful for all of you, our customers, for allowing us to serve you.  We are especially thankful and grateful for you this past year as you saw fit to ... Read More

Health campus designed to ‘flip’ student learning

By LENAY RUHL, Staff Writer, Central Penn Business Journal August 11, 2016 at 3:00 AM The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences has moved to a larger campus in Lancaster County that will allow it to attract more students and change the ... Read More

Adopt-a-Highway litter cleanup 2016

Saturday April 30th, 2016 saw less than favorable conditions in the morning, but things improved as the morning progressed for the annual Adopt-A-Highway litter cleanup at Brubaker Inc.  The wet, cool conditions and reduced number of participants didn't deter us ... Read More

The Best Again…for the second year in a row

Brubaker Inc. wins again for best Baths and best KitchensFor the second year in a row we are honored to receive Susquehanna Style Magazine's Who's Who in Business Award for Lancaster.  In the category of Baths and the category of ... Read More

See our Laundry Feature in R&A Magazine

The Laundry...the Room Forgotten by our very own Nicole MartinOne of the most overlooked yet hardest used areas in the home is the laundry room. Just because something is functional doesn’t mean it can’t also be beautiful and efficient. There ... Read More

Joseph A. Brubaker 1956 – 2016

Shortly before noon on Friday, January 15, 2016, we at Brubaker Inc., and the larger Brubaker family lost a valued employee, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and co-worker.  Joe Brubaker, 59, left this earth after having waged a courageous 6-month ... Read More

News 8 Visits the Hollinger family one year later

Back in October of 2014 Brubaker Inc. and several community businesses and individual friends teamed together to aid the Hollinger family by donating and installing a Honeywell whole house propane fired emergency power generator for Scott and his family.  It ... Read More

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with us on November 28th

This Saturday, November 28th, is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country.The Lancaster area is full of wonderful, locally owned brick and mortar stores, ... Read More

Old Stone House Kitchen Remodel

We had the wonderful opportunity to remodel the kitchen in a 200 year-old stone house, located in Lancaster. Our client’s main goal was to update and beautify the room. Developing A PlanWorking closely with the client, we started the process by ... Read More

Posted by Nicole R. Martin
Remodeling Project Specialist, Brubaker Inc.


Hear the Beep Where You Sleep!

National Fire Prevention Week is October 4-10, 2015.Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm. If you didn’t know that, you’re not alone.  An online questionnaire distributed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) showed that less than half (42 percent) ... Read More

Just when you thought you saw it all…

Redefining outrageous in bathroom fixturesDid you know that there are toilets with digital sound?  (No, we're not talking about biological function sounds here.)  Or that there is such a thing as a diamond encrusted toilet?  A "super" toilet that you ... Read More

Modular on the Rise

By JASON SCOTT, Staff Writer, Central Penn Business Journal   A steady stream of shrink-wrapped steel and concrete module units are about to begin their ascent from Ephrata to Brooklyn, N.Y. For more than a month, modular manufacturer NRB (USA) Inc. will ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. Wins Award

The High Center at Elizabethtown College held its annual Family Business Forum on Thursday March 20th at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  The two-part event focusing on family and closely held businesses culminated in an evening presentation by former ... Read More

Spring Ahead! And check those smoke alarms and CO detectors!

What a winter it has been!  Who isn't ready to 'Spring Ahead' right out of this frozen snow-filled icebox of a winter right headlong into Springtime warmth?In due time...warmer temperatures hopefully are just around the corner. Many have asked where the ... Read More

Arctic Fundra Golf Challenge Marathon To Raise Funds For Charity

By Dayna Reidenouer, Hempfield-Mountville Merchandiser Some people just really like golf. "It started because there was a really nice day in December one year," said Erik Goserud, explaining the origins of the Arctic Fundra Charity Golf Challenge.  "Then we tried to duplicate ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. Hosts Facebook Food Drive for Hempfield Area Food Pantry

During this season of giving please join Brubaker Inc. in its passion to help those in need. Brubaker Inc. is hosting a food drive for the Hempfield Area Food Pantry. For every Facebook Like that we receive in the month of December, ... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

The First Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday.  The tradition can be traced all the way back to the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1621.  The Pilgrims and Puritans took a Day of Thanksgiving to celebrate the good harvest. While ... Read More

World Toilet Day, November 19th

Originally posted November 16th, 2012 Of all of the modern conveniences that we take for granted, the toilet ranks (no pun intended) right up there…until something doesn’t go right with it. Let’s pause to consider for a moment, however, what would ... Read More

Harvest Festival nets over $10,000 for the Hempfield Area Food Pantry

Today White House Chef John Moeller presented a check for $10,300.00 to the Hempfield Area Food Pantry. The check was from the net proceeds of the Harvest Celebration which Brubaker Inc. hosted, along with the Lancaster-Hempfield Rotary Club back on Sunday ... Read More

We Won!

On Saturday October 26th under sunny skies, the 17th annual Millersville Community Parade was held.  It was estimated that over 5000 people came out to watch the parade. There were awards given out to parade entries in 22 different classes.  And ... Read More

It’s That Time Of Year Again…

...where doing this one little step could save your life.Okay, it's that time of year again.  Daylight continues to recede. There's a little less each day, and now we've hit that point where we need to turn our clocks back ... Read More

A Glorious Day For A Harvest Celebration

On Sunday October 27th under a flawlessly sunny sky amidst the turning leaves of the oak trees, Brubaker Inc. hosted White House Chef John Moeller for a Harvest Celebration community fundraiser for the Hempfield Area Food Pantry. Aided by the Lancaster-Hempfield ... Read More

Make Your Reservation for the Harvest Celebration Fundraiser with White House Chef John Moeller!

Brubaker Inc. in partnership with Life Reloaded Specialty Publishing and the Hempfield Rotary Club is once again hosting White House Chef John Moeller for the premier event of the season! Join us Sunday October 27th from 3pm to 6pm for ... Read More

County Native Cooks Up Some Presidential History

By STEPHEN KOPFINGER, Correpsondent, LancasterOnline.com   For a self-described "kid from the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country," John Moeller has done well for himself.  Well-acquainted with three U.S. presidents and their families, he could look across a room and spot Nelson Mandela ... Read More

Do You Ever Find Yourself Saying “I Could’ve Done That!”?

Have you ever seen a piece of art in a gallery or museum and thought, “I could have done that?” Frequently that remark is made within earshot of someone else who retorts, “But you didn’t!” For many of us, the materials ... Read More

Announcing Some of Our Recent Prize Winners!

Brubaker Inc. is pleased to announce some of our recent prize winners from our Spring events! From our Kunzler Easter Ham event Sayre Turney of Lancaster was our vacuum winner, Dolores Stoltzfus of Lancaster won an under-cabinet kitchen television, and our ... Read More

Protect Yourself From The Summer Heat

We've all heard of the 'Dog Days of Summer'...and it actually has its origins in astronomy and not weather!  Stars aside (and dogs, for that matter), the time of year from early July until around the second week of August ... Read More

Come See I-105’s Casey Allyn on May 11th!

Come on out to the Showroom and Design Center at Brubaker Inc. and receive a free signed copy of A Taste of Pennsylvania, Cooking With Casey, - volume 22. Casey will be here from noon until 2pm signing copies and ... Read More

May is National Barbecue Month!

Global Warming?  Climate Change? Really?  Ask our friends in our Nation’s midsection, from Oklahoma and Arkansas north all the way to the Dakotas, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.  They might beg to differ.  Here in our neck of the woods it has finally felt ... Read More

Are standard incandescent bulbs eventually going to disappear?

By TOM KNAPP, Staff Writer, LancasterOnline.com The familiar glow of an incandescent light bulb will soon be a dim memory. The harsher glare of the compact fluorescent lamp, which was introduced as an energy-saving alternative, also might be on its way to ... Read More

Daylight Saving Time – Check those smoke alarms and CO detectors!

Daylight Saving Time?  How did this all get started in the first place?  The amount of daylight is increasing at this time of the year, has been since late December, and will continue to until late June. So if it is ... Read More

Win a $25 Gift Card to Stauffers of Kissel Hill

Brubaker Inc. has exciting plans for some interesting and informative events, activities and seminars. We would like to have your feedback on our ideas. Please take our 5 question survey to help us determine what type of events to host ... Read More

Technology & Performance Drive Appliance Trends

Compliments of Kitchen & Bath Design News, January 18th, 2013 Technology and performance continue to be driving forces in cooking appliances, as technological innovations allow today's consumers to cook faster and better - all while saving energy. But while technology is ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. Featured as Business of the Month

Susquehanna Bank has selected Brubaker Inc. for its Business of the Month program. Brubaker Inc. will be featured at the Susquehanna Bank Park City branch throughout January. Visitors to the Park City branch will have the opportunity to view a portfolio ... Read More

January is National Radon Awareness Month

Many of us are aware that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in humans, for both men and women.  Many people associate smoking with lung cancer.  However, there is another lung cancer-causing killer out there: radon. You can’t ... Read More

World Toilet Day, November 19th

Of all of the modern conveniences that we take for granted, the toilet ranks (no pun intended) right up there…until something doesn’t go right with it. Let’s pause to consider for a moment, however, what would the world be like without ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. Fall Fest Halloween Event Canceled

Event slated for 6-8 pm October 29th canceled due to impact of Hurricane Sandy. The Brubaker Inc. Fall Fest Halloween Event in our beautiful Appliance and Remodeling Center has been canceled because of deteriorating weather conditions today due to Hurricane Sandy. The ... Read More

Are You Prepared?

National Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13, 2012.   How good is your knowledge of history?  Remember hearing or reading of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871?  Tradition has it that it started when the O'Leary's cow kicked over a lantern in ... Read More

Speaking of Smoke Alarms…

So you have smoke alarms in your home already?  Do you know what kind they are?  Did you know that they could possibly not go off in time? NBC's Today Show and Nightly News highlighted the importance of having both ... Read More

September is Mold Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Mold Awareness Month? Studies have shown that there is an association between factors related to indoor dampness like, mold and mildew, and a wide variety of respiratory illnesses, including asthma, asthma exacerbation, respiratory infections, and ... Read More

When Lightning Strikes

By LISA SANDHAUS, Staff Writer and Editorial Associate, Hempfield Suburban News – September/October 2012 Edition   "This is probably the last time I will ever see these walls painted." That is what I. Wayne Brubaker said about seven years ago when the interior ... Read More

Faulty Circuit Breakers in Thousands of Homes Could Cause Fire

Federal Pacific Electric breakers, mostly found in homes built before 1990, sometimes don't trip. By Chris Glorioso and Tom Burke of WNBC Channel 4, New York Originally broadcast Thursday, May 10, 2012. Video courtesy of WNBC Channel 4, New York . Circuit ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Saturday July 21st 2012 was the day the that we officially unveiled and shared our new Appliance and Remodeling Design Center with the Public. 93 year old Wayne Brubaker, the Founder of Brubaker Inc., cut the ribbon, officially opening the ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. showroom will cook

See what's in store. (Compliments of Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - Lancaster New Era)  

Brubaker Inc. Opens Rebuilt Showroom

From the Hempfield-Mountville Merchandiser, July 18, 2012   After a year of anticipation, the new Brubaker Inc. Appliance and Remodeling Showroom will be opened to the public.  With a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony slated for Saturday July 21, at 11 a.m., ... Read More

The Importance of Grounding and Bonding

Grounding in electrical systems in homes, businesses, and industries is something that many people do not understand and/or take for granted. It is not uncommon for the grounding pin to be removed from the plug of an appliance or extension ... Read More

Construction begins on the new Brubaker Inc. appliance and remodeling showroom.

WGAL Channel 8 speaks with Gerald Brubaker of Brubaker Inc. about the construction on the new Brubaker Inc. appliance and remodeling showroom, slated to open in June 2012. httpv://youtu.be/IDX-wxKSvtc

Four young people who are in the midst of launching their careers

By CINDY STAUFFER and JANE HOLAHAN, Staff Writers LancasterOnline.com They are just getting started. Across the county, recent high school, training school or college graduates are immersing themselves in their careers. Some are adjusting to the 9-to-5 lifestyle and learning office etiquette. Others ... Read More

Is It Better To Turn Off Air Conditioning Or Leave It On?

Newer Units Will Only Lower Temp 25 Degrees From Outside It’s an age-old argument: Is it more cost-effective to turn off air conditioning during the day or to keep it running? One local business argues that it is more effective to ... Read More

Lightning strike has some voters on move.

By P.J. Reilly - Staff Writer, LancasterOnline.com A June lightning strike in East Hempfield Township's Pleasant View voting district will force voters to cast ballots at a new location Nov. 8. The district's traditional polling place — Brubaker Inc., 1284 Rohrerstown Road — ... Read More

Brubaker Inc. Plans To Continue Service

From WGAL.com Firefighters said a blaze that gutted the Brubaker Inc. building caused heavy damage to the showroom. Smoke was billowing from the building as fire fighters arrived Thursday. Firefighters arrived in just two minutes and had the fire under control in about ... Read More

Lightning Blamed In Brubaker Inc. Fire

From WGAL.com Investigators say lightning sparked a fire last Thursday that heavily damaged Brubaker Incorporated in Lancaster County. The store on Rohrerstown Road specializes in plumbing, heating, air cooling, and appliance service. The business owners say they will rebuild. Since the fire, they've ... Read More

Brubaker still in business after fire.

By ENELLY BETANCOURT - Staff Writer, LancasterOnline.comIn what had been the corporate offices, kitchen and appliance showroom of Brubaker Inc., there now is a huge pile of rubble.But less than a week after a fire sparked by a lightning strike destroyed ... Read More

Fire Damages Landmark Business

By Howard L. Sheppard, Fox43.com Rohrerstown, Lancaster County— Fire causes heavy damage to a landmark business in Lancaster County. The fire broke out at around 7:30 at Brubaker, Inc. along the 1200 block of Rohrerstown Road near the Old Harrisburg Pike, in East Hempfield ... Read More

Fire destroys Brubaker Inc. showroom interior.

Fire destroys Brubaker Inc. showroom interior. As we prepare for our reconstruction, we have temporarily relocated behind our showroom in another building toward the center of our complex. httpv://youtu.be/cg9hof41usY httpv://youtu.be/4puFbZdTITs httpv://youtu.be/LsvQtsZRLGY

Brubaker Inc. featured in US Builders Review

Spring, 2011 Edition   See our case study on page 23.  

Some sun amidst the gloom

A look at how some local businesses are making the most of hard times, including one that is still installing $300,000 kitchens. (Compliments of Lancaster Sunday News, March 08, 2009)   The economy may have turned sour, but that's not to say it ... Read More

Temperatures sizzle, but relief is in sight

(Compliments of Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, originally published July 10, 2007; updated October 03, 2008)   Air-conditioning salesmen are going to get their wish today and Wednesday — more heat and humidity. Glenn Kreider, a salesman with Brubaker Inc., said Monday that sales ... Read More

Mom’s House ‘Candle of Hope’ Banquet to feature talk-radio host

(Compliments of Lancaster New Era, December 6th, 2001)   Janet Parshall thinks about it every time she drives past a public school and the sign says “God Bless America” or has some faith-based message that would have been a no-no before September ... Read More