pipe repair

Camera Repair

Camera Repair

“My camera quit working. Now what? Everything was working fine, and it went dark. Is there anything I can do to check it, or do I need to send it somewhere for repair?” We know cameras are subject to conditions that aren’t the best for long term survival. Throwing them into sewers and field handling […]

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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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Lining Training

Lining Training

“I bought a competitive system to yours but gave up trying to run it as it’s too complicated to make it work. I like the idea of lining but wonder if your system is easier to run than what I bought?” One of the major advantages that we at Pipe Lining Supply offer is our […]

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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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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: Warranties

Tip: Warranties

Warranties are usually only as good as the paper they are written on. The only enforceable warranties are those that are backed by a surety bond.  They are issued by an independent bonding company who will pay for losses repaired by anyone after they, not the original vendor, approve the repair. If you receive a […]

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Tip: Asking for Advice

Tip: Asking for Advice

When in doubt, ask for advice. We’re here to help you through your jobs, particularly difficult jobs. Talking the options out clarifies a pathway for you to complete the jobs successfully. Pipe Lining Supply has certified technical trainers that are also your sales representatives. So you have the same person taking care of you every […]

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Pipe Rehabilitation Still Not In The Mainstream

Pipe Rehabilitation Still Not In The Mainstream

“I am a pipe rehabilitation contractor in the Midwest and continue to run across plumbing malpractice by licensed plumbers who know about fixing aging pipe with a whole host of non-invasive rehabilitation methods yet sell customers on busting up floors, walls, and ceilings in perfectly habitable spaces that displace occupants for days, weeks and sometimes […]

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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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Restoration Options

Restoration Options

“It’s a small detail, but I get more callbacks from the pits I dig outside the home that sinks over the course of the next year after I lined the sewer lateral. It doesn’t take much to throw a little dirt and grass seed or whatever is needed to bring the soil back up to […]

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