pipe rehabilitation

Confused Between Lining & Coating?

Confused Between Lining & Coating?

“We lined several vent stacks and have had a few of them leak. We used the CIPP method sold to us using a “gapping method” that they told me would work well for fixing in plumbing stacks. We thought that the lining process would seal the old pipe and prevent leaking. Now I read that […]

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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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Prospecting for Work

Prospecting for Work

“I think lining and coating are two of the most exciting technologies I’ve ever run across. Being able to rehab pipe without using invasive methods like digging up the ground to replace the pipe or ripping out sheetrock to replace the DWV pipe. I’m really good at operating both units and all the customers I’ve […]

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Buying In Before Or After You Get A Job?

Buying In Before Or After You Get A Job?

“I really want to get into the lining business but just haven’t found a job yet that has a pipe the customer wants to be lined. I’ve researched the process and haven’t found any negative aspects of the process but people aren’t asking for that service when I clean their pipes. As soon as I […]

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Standards & Qualifying For Them

Standards & Qualifying For Them

“I love your coating machine for rehabilitating drain, waste and vent piping and usually apply it as a repair.  I have never pulled permits or requested an inspection from the local sewer agency, but I was working on a condo unit when an inspector showed up and asked what I was doing. After I explained […]

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Digging Up Or Tearing Out Old Pipe And Replacing It With New Is The Only Answer For Sewer Lines

Digging Up Or Tearing Out Old Pipe And Replacing It With New Is The Only Answer For Sewer Lines

“I’ve followed some of your blogs and I just can’t see all this rehab of an old pipe when I can replace it. I’ve got a seasoned crew and don’t see how rehabilitation methods are going to last very long. Convince me I’m wrong!” First, let’s start out with your first statement that you’ve read […]

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Comparing Epoxy Resin to Polyurea Resin for Coating Applications

Comparing Epoxy Resin to Polyurea Resin for Coating Applications

“I’m interested in coating drain, waste and vent piping. One of your competitors uses epoxy for coating pipe and you use polyurea. Is there really any difference when all is said and done or is most of this advertising hype?” There are some very distinct differences between the two resins. For CIPP lateral lining applications, […]

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A Coating Machine in Every Service Truck??

A Coating Machine in Every Service Truck??

“I read a post showing a plumbing contractor carrying a Quik Coating machine in every truck. Is that really cost-effective? Won’t the tech need a helper to run the coating machine?” A couple of misconceptions that you’ve concluded. This may help you understand coating and how you can increase revenue and bottom-line results. Many coating […]

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Certification Classes offered in TWO locations!

Certification Classes offered in TWO locations!

“I have been reading about the coating process and would like to try it before I buy, do you have an option to do hands-on demos to test it?” We have an option for you! Come to our certification class. In the morning you will learn many items including all of the standards, best practices, […]

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Curing the Liner

Curing the Liner

Best Practices – 10th in the Series Ambient & Heat Cure When it’s time to cure the CIPP liner we have 3 methods that are proven and tested and a 4th one that is emerging. We will explore the ambient and heat cure methods. With any of these systems, we want to stretch the liner […]

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