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Comparing Resins

Comparing Resins

“I am looking at your coating machine as well as your competitors. One uses polyurethane resin, one uses epoxy resin, and you use poly urea resin. I’m a little confused as to which way to go. Can you tell me why your resin, the poly urea stuff, is better than the others? Also, isn’t poly […]

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Calibration Tube Failure

Calibration Tube Failure

“Your calibration tube failed. It popped when I blew it into the liner. Thankfully I had more calibration tube and shot another one that held but I am nervous about using it in the future. Can’t you make it stronger or out of a different material that won’t pop when inverting it?” Let’s figure out […]

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Tip: Maintaining Cables

Tip: Maintaining Cables

For those using high-speed cables, lubricate them monthly by removing them from the sheath and letting the cable soak in 30 weight or greater oil. This activity will lengthen the service life of the cable and will produce better speeds by reducing friction. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us […]

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Tip: Educating Customers

Tip: Educating Customers

When opening a drain on a drain call, take a couple of minutes to educate your customers about what you are doing and why they had the backup. Offer solutions to mitigate future call backs. The few minutes you spend doing this will pay you back handsomely. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at […]

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Tip: SLIC ™ Lubricant

Tip: SLIC ™ Lubricant

Pipe Lining Supply’s SLIC ™ lubricant is water-soluble and will not stain surfaces while providing a high level of lube for installing CIPP liners. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us at [email protected]

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Tip: Planning

Tip: Planning

90% of a job’s success is in the planning, and 10% is in the execution. If you fail to plan out your job, you are planning to fail. This applies to Lateral Lining and Pipe coating jobs as well as life. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us at [email protected]

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Tip: Competing In the Marketplace

Tip: Competing In the Marketplace

To be successful in competing in your markets, you will always edge out your competitor if you know more than they do and can demonstrate that expertise to your prospects. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us at [email protected]

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Branch Line Tie-Ins Cause Problems

Branch Line Tie-Ins Cause Problems

“I just got a call back from a lining job I completed using a pull in place method. I followed the gapping method of cutting out an oversized section of the liner to avoid cutting out the branch lines. Everything went in as planned and I was proud of providing a permanent solution only to […]

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Change – Accepting or Rejecting the Forces Of Change

Change – Accepting or Rejecting the Forces Of Change

We in the trades tend to resist change. We see it but don’t necessarily rush to embrace it unless there is some motivation to embrace it. Some motivations to look toward new technologies or vendors is an unresolved dispute with a vendor. Most of us continue to deal with our regular vendors unless they let […]

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VMI – Vendor Managed Inventory – Is It Right For Your Business?

VMI – Vendor Managed Inventory – Is It Right For Your Business?

“A supplier approached me to sign up for their vendor managed inventory control program. They are telling me it will save me a lot of money by letting them determine the quantities I need from month to month. I won’t have a lot of money tied up in inventory as I pay for it when […]

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