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IAPMO Ban of CIPP In Cast Iron Pipe

IAPMO Ban of CIPP In Cast Iron Pipe

I attended the annual code committee meeting in Denver, CO this week (April 29-30, 2019). Our industry, CIPP lining, has been under attack by the Cast Iron Pipe Industry. They were successful in outlawing the use of CIPP in cast iron pipe last year and the contractors and suppliers have joined forces to convince IAPMO […]

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How to Market your Business

How to Market your Business

“Our plumbing company was started by my Dad and I’ve been maintaining the business but would like to grow it to be able to pay off the loan my Dad gave me plus start thinking about bringing my daughter into the business. Do you have any suggestions for marketing our business? We don’t have a […]

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Managing A Long Liner & Resin (309′ x 8″ Diameter)

Managing A Long Liner & Resin (309′ x 8″ Diameter)

This past week, a brand new customer had a 309’ by 8” diameter pipe to line. It was spec’d out to be epoxy and served a school drain in central Missouri. The pipe needed extensive cleaning and leaked and the school district wanted the pipe repaired for health safety reasons. The resin demand for this […]

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Shooting Long Liners With The Quik-Shot™

Shooting Long Liners With The Quik-Shot™

“I’ve got a 12” CIPP liner to install but your Quik-Shot™ unit only goes to 8”. Do you have a bigger unit I can rent for this single shot? I don’t really want to invest in a unit for a single shot.” Being faced with a similar job years ago when I was contracting for […]

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How Do I Keep My Coating Brushes Clean?

How Do I Keep My Coating Brushes Clean?

“I’ve begun using your coating process but am having a hard time keeping my brushes clean. After each coat I’ve dipped the brushes in the Acetone and then the brush cleaner but am seeing a build up of resin on the brushes. I spray the brushes once at the beginning of my first run and […]

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What Are You Worth? Do You Charge Enough For Your Services?

What Are You Worth? Do You Charge Enough For Your Services?

“I always seem to get customer complaints about how much I charge them for the work I do. My vendors say they are giving me the best pricing levels that they can and I’ve cut my labor pricing to the bone. I’m driving older trucks as are my employees, I’m not paying the top pay […]

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