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Ballooning of Liner

Ballooning of Liner

“I keep blowing out my liner material when trying to invert it into the host pipe from the Quik Shot™. It comes out of the gun but when it hits the host pipe entrance it balloons up and ruptures. Is the problem the liner or is it something I’m doing?” I only have one question […]

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How Many Liners Can Be Completed in a Day?

How Many Liners Can Be Completed in a Day?

“I’m looking at a job that has several liners to line on a couple of city streets from the right of way to the main. The sewer mains run down the city street and the average length of each liner would be between 35’ and 40’. How many liners can I complete daily with your […]

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Up to “Code”

Up to “Code”

“I was interested in your coating process but a sales guy selling his lining system said our process wasn’t up to “code”. If it isn’t up to code, won’t I get in trouble selling it?” First things first. There are several “codes”. Most likely he’s referring to plumbing codes, and specifically referring to a code […]

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Lining or Coating Sales

Lining or Coating Sales

“How do I sell lining or coating? I’m having a heck of a time trying to get people to go to the next step after I’ve cleaned the pipe. Do you have any tips that I can use to help me sell them something I know they need but can’t seem to grasp?” Years ago, […]

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Resin Color

Resin Color

“I just coated a pipe with your coating equipment and resin. I noticed that the finished product had a rose-colored tint to it. Why is that, and will it hurt anything?” There are a couple of reasons that the resin finished with a whiteish rose color. The first one involves the cleaning or descaling of […]

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Lateral Lining Training

Lateral Lining Training

“I am interested in getting into the lateral lining business, but everyone I talk to who’s in it tells me it is very difficult and that I will most likely fail. They say it’s better to let them work for me as a sub and let me go and find work, and they will complete […]

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Hitting your Mark Idea

Hitting your Mark Idea

“I have both your Quik-Coating machine and your Quik-Shot™ inversion gun. I had trouble hitting a planned mark in my lining jobs so that I covered the last factory joint of the pipe before the sewer main. Sometimes there are plumber’s taps that were put into service by breaking the sewer main, stuffing the lateral […]

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Fixing an Emergency

Fixing an Emergency

“ I was inverting a liner and noticed a hole in the coating that was leaking out resin before I got the liner  in the pipe. I was panicking and made a quick decision to put a piece of duct tape over the hole so it would hold air pressure and allow me to invert […]

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Smooth Pipe Coating

Smooth Pipe Coating

“I have a coating machine that I purchased from you at Pipe Lining Supply. I trained with you guys, and in my training the pipe samples we trained on applying the coating came out smooth. In the field however, the surface has ridges. What’s changed? How can I get back to the smooth surfaces I […]

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Is Pipe Lining Worth It?

Is Pipe Lining Worth It?

“Is lining pipe worth it? I hear all the sales guys tell me I need to line pipe, but I have a backhoe and it will install new sewer pipe regardless of anything else. So my question is: is it worth getting set up to install pipe when I have a proven method that works?” […]

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