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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How Do I Market Lateral Lining?

How Do I Market Lateral Lining?

  I get requests almost daily for marketing material for customers to market lateral lining to customers.  The exception rather than the rule is a consumer customer calling in asking to have his sewer lateral lined.  While it has happened, most folks aren’t that forward thinking.  Infrastructure is one of the least attended to household […]

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What Is The Record Length The Quik Shot ™ has completed?

What Is The Record Length The Quik Shot ™ has completed?

We’ve been asked about how long a shot can you do with the Quik Shot(tm). While we’ve had customers complete over 400 linear feet (122 meters) of 6″ (150mm), we had a customer complete a very challenging long 4″ line. Keeping in mind that smaller diameter liners are more difficult to install than larger diameters […]

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The Resin Kicked Off Before Getting It Into The Pipe?  Fixes?

The Resin Kicked Off Before Getting It Into The Pipe? Fixes?

We were going to talk about lining steam disposal lines this week, but a more pressing question surfaced this week and I think it’s important enough to address now.  F.Y.I.  Yes, you can line steam disposal lines with this process.  Check the HDT rating for the resin you are using.  If the HDT is in […]

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Coating Issues – What Do I Do If The Coating Fails Before I Have It Inverted?

Coating Issues – What Do I Do If The Coating Fails Before I Have It Inverted?

I lost 80 feet of liner last week because my customer jabbed holes in the “wetted out” liner with a rake.  It’s a long story of stupidity but the 80 feet had serious holes in the middle of the liner that wouldn’t hold air and the resin was leaking out.  I threw away the material […]

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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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