pipe lining

Bidding Proposals

Bidding Proposals

This is a different blog post today. I had a discussion with a customer who was at a loss as he received a request for a proposal to fix a drain, waste and vent line without any video or specification for the work to be completed. It brought me back to over 25 years ago […]

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Adding Lubricant

Adding Lubricant

“I’m having trouble getting my Quik-Shot™ to feed liner even if the pipe is straight as an arrow. I know turns and offsets need some attention, but I thought I should be able to shoot a 50’ straight liner with no problem. Any suggestions?” I watched a YouTube video of a guy struggling to shoot […]

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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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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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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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Quik-Coating Video

Quik-Coating Video

“I have one of your tablets used for your Quik-Coating process and use it for every job to get the amount of resin I need to coat the pipes I’m working on. Many of my customers are asking me the details of what I’m doing while I’m trying to complete my work. It would be […]

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Why Offer Pipe Rehabilitation?

Why Offer Pipe Rehabilitation?

“I bought a jetter several years ago and it’s the only tool I need to keep sewers flowing. I think that the money these guys charge to line or pipe burst old sewers is just a waste of money. I charge a flat rate of $350 to open a sewer line and run about 10 […]

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Correctly Using Tube Liners

Correctly Using Tube Liners

“I started using the tubes from vacuum trucks to invert lining material.  However, I’ve blown an end fitting off the hose. Lucky no one got hurt but wondered if you guys know what went wrong?” Glad you reached out for help. While for some inversion CIPP shots this method is a quick down and dirty […]

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