John Heisler

Over 40 years experience in all phases of sewer and water construction and rehabilitation.

College degree in Business Administration and Accounting

Current owner of Quik Lining Systems, Inc. and Pipe Lining Supply, Inc.

Member of many trade associations and trade groups

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Liner Coating – Are They Necessary To Remain Intact For The Life Of The Liner?

Liner Coating – Are They Necessary To Remain Intact For The Life Of The Liner?

We’ve been installing CIPP liners for over 10 years and have always bought materials from you.  The other day our tech went out to open that we lined 10 years ago.  The line was plugged due to a diaper someone had flushed along with some other items and they got stuck.  An easy removal with […]

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Shark Fins in the Finished Liner????

Shark Fins in the Finished Liner????

In our continuing liner issues, a customer asked why his liner had this shark fin running for the last 10 feet of the line he’d just lined? The illustration of the left shows liner properly installed and cured and the right shows classic buckling of the liner. In some instances, the fin may be several […]

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HOW DO I FIX A LINER SHOT TOO LONG INTO THE SEWER MAIN?

HOW DO I FIX A LINER SHOT TOO LONG INTO THE SEWER MAIN?

Okay, last week we talked about the reasons that liner ended up cured into the main.  So what can we do about it?  Some will walk away and hope no one notices.  Some will want to dig it up and repair it.  Others will hire a main line contractor to come in and remove the […]

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CIPP Tube- Managing Stretch

CIPP Tube- Managing Stretch

Last week we discussed a line that over shot into the main.   All CIPP lining materials stretch!  The key to working with materials that stretch is to manage and mitigate the stretch.  Some materials we make are designed to stretch and stretch a lot, while others we make mitigate the stretch by adding materials to […]

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More Questions – WHY DID MY LINER OVERSHOOT INTO THE MAIN?

More Questions – WHY DID MY LINER OVERSHOOT INTO THE MAIN?

My last blog spurred more questions for our readers.   I thought I was going to expound on different materials and which to choose for which applications, but a question arose regarding shooting the liner long.  This question didn’t have anything to do with the roots growing through the liner like last weeks question.  This […]

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Liner Fails

Liner Fails

Last week I published a blog on vacuum impregnation. I got a call this past week from a customer who said “I’m quitting lateral lining because roots grow through the liner!”  This process has been around for over 45 years, and installed properly, no failures have been recorded because roots overcame the strength of the composite […]

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Vacuum Impregnation

Vacuum Impregnation

  At the WWETT Show, I gave a presentation on Vacuuming and Calibration lateral sewer liners. I wanted to show what vacuumed tube looks like with a vacuum pump and without.  I know many of you don’t subscribe to vacuuming, but CIPP lateral sewer lining is governed by ASTM F-1216 or ASTM F-1743 depending on […]

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Customer Retention and Sales

Customer Retention and Sales

Do you find that you acquire new customers pretty regularly and other customers disappear after you’ve cleaned their drain never to be heard from again?  Most customers don’t know much about drain cleaning and roots in their line.  They are looking for someone to open the drain so they can clean up sewage that ended […]

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Calibration Tube Options

Calibration Tube Options

Still time to enroll in our re-certification for installers on March 24, 2015 at 3:30PM at the Pipe Lining Supply Training Center.  To enroll, call 714-630-6311.  Space is limited.   Remember to check out the PHCC show in Chicago, IL on March 20, 2015, or the PHCC show in Long Beach, CA on March 21, […]

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What Type of Camera Should I Use for CIPP Lining?

What Type of Camera Should I Use for CIPP Lining?

Before we forget, a couple of dates you may want to mark on your calendars.  On March 20, 2015, PHCC is holding their annual EXPO at the Drury Lake Conference Center, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.  Times are 12:00 Noon till 5:00 PM.  If you missed the WWETT Show and want to check out the latest technology, […]

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