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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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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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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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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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Tip: Cast Iron Lining

Tip: Cast Iron Lining

If you’re lining cast iron pipe using our scrim material for CIPP laterals, we produce a slightly undersized nominal pipe diameter for cast iron applications. Be sure to specify when ordering. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us at info@pipeliningsupply.com.

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Tip: Weighing Cubetainers

Tip: Weighing Cubetainers

When applying a coating to DWV pipe, weigh the Cubetainers before applying the polyurea resin. Record the amount you calculated for that segment of pipe and record the beginning weight of the Cubetainers together. Apply as many coats as you think you need, then weight the Cubetainers after. If you meet or exceed the amount […]

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Tip: Profit Margin

Tip: Profit Margin

Remember that the farther you travel to execute a job, you lower your profit margin. We forget that we make the most money on a job the closer to base we are. No one ever recaptures revenue lost for travel. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us at info@pipeliningsupply.com.

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Tip: Cleaning

Tip: Cleaning

Whether pipe coating or pipe lining, the level of cleaning will determine what the final surface will look like. A poorly cleaned pipe will be obvious when looking at a finished job. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us at info@pipeliningsupply.com.

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Tip: Pipe Diameter

Tip: Pipe Diameter

Pipe diameters on laterals usually make a transition in sizes somewhere between the building and the sewer main. For CIPP projects, you can select one of two methods from a variety of liners. You can buy pre-made transition bags sewed to transition from one diameter to another in various lengths, or you can buy liner […]

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