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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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WWETT Show

WWETT Show

  The 2015 WWETT Show broke records for attendees and for exhibitors.  The drain cleaning industry is alive and well and growing.  As our infrastructure ages, drain problems accelerate along with the aging process giving opportunity to more and more technologies and contractors serving that industry.  This week are pictures from the show.  Enjoy them. […]

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Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

I had a conversation with a customer today about roof drains.  He had four 3″ roof drains to line in an old building.  The 3″  line was from the roof scupper 2′ down to a 45 degree turn, followed immediately by another 45 degree turn, then 9 linear feet to a hard 90 degree turn down […]

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What’s The Right Crew Size???

What’s The Right Crew Size???

What is the right crew size for lateral lining?  I’ve been asked that question hundreds of times and the answer for each contractor and the backlog of work that the contractor is doing will dictate the crew size.  There are some things a contractor should know to help them determine the crew sizes and todays […]

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Heat Options to Speed Up The Cure of a CIPP Lateral Liner

Heat Options to Speed Up The Cure of a CIPP Lateral Liner

The two options below are the most viable options to speed up the curing of a CIPP lateral liner. This Blog will help you decide which, if any, is the best for you and your operation. If you’ve been lining pipe using the CIPP process, you’ve concluded that waiting for a liner to ambient or […]

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Curing A Liner – When to add heat and when to air cure?

Curing A Liner – When to add heat and when to air cure?

In an effort to chase one of the better, cheaper, faster elements of any project we’re doing, curing is the slowest part of the job. Waiting for a liner to cure is similar to watching grass grow or paint dry. Each resin used in the CIPP lateral lining process has a work time and a […]

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CIPP Lateral Lining Reinstatement Tie Ins

CIPP Lateral Lining Reinstatement Tie Ins

An inevitable about CIPP lateral lining is the job that requires you to open one or more tie-ins to the lateral you are going to line. The means of re-instating the tie-in can be simple or complicated depending on the site including access to the tie-in, diameter changes in the pipe, and quantities of the […]

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Certification & Recertification Training

Certification & Recertification Training

I am pre-empting our weekly blog to announce Certification Training.  If you need certification or re-certification, this is for you.If you have completed certification training and your certificate has expired or is expiring soon, Pipe Lining Supply is offering recertification.  If you are new to lining or are lining but need certification, we will be […]

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