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Job Documentation

Job Documentation

Best Practice – 5th in the Series No matter what service you perform for your customers, documenting the work as well as the conditions pre and post job are important for yourself and your customers. Before starting your work it’s a good practice to photo your workspace and any areas you will be gaining access […]

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High Speed Cable Drain Cleaning

High Speed Cable Drain Cleaning

Best Practices – 4th in the Series We’ve been exploring best practices for our industry. A new tool has come into play within the past few years that accelerates the drain cleaning task when a clog is encountered that stops the drains from working. The advent of the high-speed cabling equipment was born out of […]

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Continued Cleaning, Excavate, Burst or CIPP Repair For A Pipe Defect

Continued Cleaning, Excavate, Burst or CIPP Repair For A Pipe Defect

Best Practices – 3rd in the series – The challenge of pipe defects outside the building usually end with roots growing into the sewer line through missing sections of pipe, joints, taps, and worn away pipe inverts. Moving outside the house gives us a lot of options for pipe repair. We have digging the entire […]

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When You Arrive At The Job

When You Arrive At The Job

Best Practices – 2nd in the Series You were called to address a leak or a sewer back-up. That’s the main concern your customer has on their mind. If you start out talking about replacing their water heater or replacing their kitchen faucet with the latest model, don’t be surprised if your reception is less […]

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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July

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Pipe Lining Supply hires a new Technical Representative/Sales in Texas

Pipe Lining Supply hires a new Technical Representative/Sales in Texas

Texas – Pipe Lining Supply is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Gorum to the position of Technical Representative and Sales serving Texas. Chris has been with Pipe Lining Supply since 2015 in the warehouse division. “With Chris’s comprehensive understanding of all of our products and equipment, he was an excellent candidate to head […]

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What is your Best Practice for CIPP Lining and Coating?

What is your Best Practice for CIPP Lining and Coating?

Best Practices – 1st in the Series When responding to a drain cleaning call or a leaking drain pipe we develop a best practice of how to address the call. Usually these practices are an evolutionary process that began from the day you started responding to those calls. You may have tried some that worked […]

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CIPP Liner Overshot Fixes

CIPP Liner Overshot Fixes

“I shot a liner too long and it ended up 4” in the sewer main in the street. I figured it would be okay as it bulged out when it got to the main being unstrained by the host pipe and thought ‘great, I’m insuring no roots from growing into the joint where it connects […]

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Mixing Components Active vs. Static

Mixing Components Active vs. Static

I heard it again today. “You can’t mix two components without running the components through a static mixer”. Have you ever added chocolate syrup to milk? Did you run both the milk and the syrup through a static mixer to get them mixed up or did you stir the combination until the chocolate was mixed […]

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Should CIPP Liners Melt when Temperatures Rise Over 150F?

Should CIPP Liners Melt when Temperatures Rise Over 150F?

“I installed a competitor’s liner and it ‘melted’ and sagged and plugged the sewer pipe I’d lined. My question is why? I thought the resin used in these systems was stronger than other materials.” All plastics aren’t the same. For example, if you are plumbing a high efficiency gas furnace or water heater, many manufacturers […]

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