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Ripping Out A CIPP Liner

Ripping Out A CIPP Liner

“I installed a CIPP liner and followed the ASTM’s I read about in your earlier blogs. I used your resin but a sales guy sold me some liner he sold was as good as yours but cheaper. After completing the job the inspector asked me for my documentation and I showed him the resin buckets […]

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Why You Should Attend Trade Shows

Why You Should Attend Trade Shows

“I don’t believe in trade shows. All that’s there are salespeople trying to get my money by selling their latest gadgets. If I need something I’ll just find it on the internet and buy it.” Well, that’s one way to do it but it may not be the most efficient use of your time or […]

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Women Can Perform Plumbing & Drain Cleaning Work as Competently as Men

Women Can Perform Plumbing & Drain Cleaning Work as Competently as Men

A while back we published a Myth vs. Fact making the statement that women can and do perform plumbing and drain cleaning work as well as men. The positive responses were overwhelming. However, a few negative comments were received. Sadly, the negative voices reverberate through the industry and deter many women from wanting to explore […]

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Special Resin For PVC Pipe vs. Other Pipe

Special Resin For PVC Pipe vs. Other Pipe

“My supplier told me I had to use a special epoxy resin to line PVC pipe. Is there different resin formulations for different types of host pipe material or is this guy blowing smoke?” Either your supplier is mistaken in their understanding or they are indeed blowing smoke but there is no resin formulations that […]

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Warranty Of 100 Years!

Warranty Of 100 Years!

“My supplier gives me a 100-year warranty for the lining process we sell. I work inside buildings lining plumbing stacks and your representative is telling me your company doesn’t offer a 100-year warranty. Why should I use your Quik-Coating machine when the product I’m using now has a much better warranty to stand behind?” A […]

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Value – What’s The Relationship Between Cost and Value?

Value – What’s The Relationship Between Cost and Value?

“ I have a job that is 250’ long and the equipment I am looking at won’t shoot liner that far. Your unit can perform the job but it’s priced higher than the competitive equipment. Why should I buy a machine from you when I can find something cheaper. I can always dig a pit […]

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Bad Practices – Giving the CIPP Industry a Bad Rep!

Bad Practices – Giving the CIPP Industry a Bad Rep!

Picking the right installer is KEY!! Make sure your installer is doing the best practices. I saw an article in one of the trade publications featuring a contractor and his business that included CIPP lateral lining. While going through the article I saw a picture of their wet out operation. They laid out their liner […]

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Function vs. Features

Function vs. Features

“I bought one of your competitors’ coating machines after looking at both units. Your competitors machine was $50,000 more money than yours and they told me I needed all of the bells and whistles they featured such as automatic retrieval of the spray head, a computer to tell me how many grams per cm of […]

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Automated Resin Calculators, Step By Step Installation, And Portability

Automated Resin Calculators, Step By Step Installation, And Portability

“We like your calculators and processes you’ve posted on your website but sometimes our phones are not available for one reason or another and we need to follow the proper steps and how much resin we need. Can you have some way to get the information without relying on spotty cell service or manuals you […]

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Solutions for Vent Stacks Rehabilitation

Solutions for Vent Stacks Rehabilitation

“We have your coating machine and are really happy with the results we are getting from the Quik-Coating process and use it for well over 90% of rehabilitating vent stacks. We do have an issue every so often where the tie-in connection is so badly damaged we have nothing to apply the coating to. We’ve […]

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