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About DrainBrain

The Drain Brains at General Pipe Cleaners have been part of the drain cleaning industry since 1930. We offer you our combined experiences to assist you with your drain cleaning question or clogged drain problem. General Pipe Cleaners manufactures a full line of drain cleaning equipment including high pressure water jets, video pipe inspection systems, water leak locators, pipe freezers, pipe thawers, and more.

General’s Clogchopper Has Tieger By The Tail

“There’s nothing like it. It’s fantastic for clearing scale from inside lines. It flies around pipe bends!” That’s Sylvan Tieger on the revolutionary ClogChopper® cutting tool from General Pipe Cleaners.

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Snakes in the Restroom! Gen-Eye POD® Helps Plumbing Pro Boost Business

“Gen-Eye camera systems easily and accurately spot trouble in sewer lines – diapers, cell phones, toys – you name it,” James Capelli says. “But a boa constrictor tops them all!” The snake somehow migrated to the women’s restroom of a … Continue reading

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The Flexicore Advantage Boosts Productivity And Profitability

“My dad always used it. And I swear by it!” That’s Jeff Wall, owner of Wall Septic & Drain Cleaning Co. in Massachusetts, on Flexicore® cable. General Wire Spring founder Abe Silverman first coiled spring wire tightly around a wire … Continue reading

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General Water Jets Help Drain Cleaning Professional Blast Blockages for Profits

Grease-clogged pipes produce problems, but the right drain cleaning equipment turns those problems into profits. “Health inspectors want restaurants to clean grease traps regularly,” says Chris Fantauzzo, owner of Mercer Drain Cleaning Service. “Bar owners, municipal authorities and homeowners also … Continue reading

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Pilot Your Drain Cleaning Safety

Prior to taking off, the pilot and flight crew of an aircraft complete a preflight checklist. This list of tasks improves flight safety by ensuring that no important steps or issues are overlooked. Failure to correctly conduct the preflight check … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Inspection Camera Equipment from Costly Mistakes

So, picture this: you’re kneeling in wet grass next to a clean out and shoving your Gen-Eye pipe inspection system slowly down into the drain. The push rod is stiff, but slippery, and it is just flexible enough to permit … Continue reading

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Highlights from the 2017 ARA Rental Show

        At this year’s ARA Rental Show in Orlando, industry professionals stopped by to visit the Drain Brains and talk about why they love their products from General Pipe Cleaners. Businesses praised General’s products for their toughness, ease … Continue reading

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Highlights from the 2017 WWETT Show

While exhibiting at the 2017 Water Wastewater Equipment Treatment and Transport Show in Indianapolis, the Drain Brains had the opportunity to catch up with drain cleaning professionals from across the country who all swear by General’s products.

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WWETT Jets: A Closer Look at General’s Jet-Set Water Jet Drain Cleaners

          At the Water and Wastewater Equipment, Treatment and Transport Show, the world’s largest annual trade show for environmental service professionals, General Pipe Cleaners’ Marty Silverman spoke with COLE Publishing about its line of Jet-Set water jet … Continue reading

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Compact, Powerful JM-1000™ Water Jet Tackles Tough Job For Widow Of Military Veteran

Four hours of snaking couldn’t clear a kitchen clog. The local VA’s maintenance man would run the cable. The sink would drain and then back up again. That’s when owner Jeff Hankins of Steve’s Service Plumbing in Nampa, Idaho, arrived … Continue reading

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