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General’s Camera and Drain Cleaners Help Plumbing Pros Tackle Tough Jobs

The sewer line of a one-year-old Kentucky house should have run clean and free, but the homeowner kept suffering persistent back-ups, and repeated snaking failed to work. That’s when Jarboe’s Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric & Remodeling sprang into action. The … Continue reading

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Is There a Better Tool for Clearing Grease Clogs for Good?

 Q. I handle maintenance for a fast food chain, and the grease clogs are wearing me out. I clear it with my snake, but the clog comes right back. Is there a better tool for clearing grease clogs for good? … Continue reading

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General Pipe Cleaners Celebrates 85 Years

Since 1930, plumbing and drain cleaning contractors have trusted General Pipe Cleaners for their “Toughest Tools Down The Line.” That’s because reliability and innovation forged General’s reputation for generations of customers. For the better part of a century, this third-generation, … Continue reading

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Drain Cleaners’ Holiday Gift Guide

These gifts might not fit in a stocking, but they will be sure to fill the drain cleaning/plumbing professional in your life (or at your company) with cheer. The newest technologies and shiny new toys top everyone’s wish lists, and … Continue reading

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Plumbing: Then & Now

We don’t accord the modest flush toilet much thought or gratitude, but it is the visible portion of the most important public health invention in history. Without an effective way of separating our waste from our fresh water supply, we … Continue reading

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National Plumber’s Day

April 25th is set aside each year to honor plumbers. Often plumbers don’t receive the credit and fame that they deserve. In fact, the most famous plumbers are the Super Mario Brothers – and they live in a Nintendo game! … Continue reading

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10 steps to easier camera locating

Camera and pipe locating can be very intimidating. However, with the right equipment and a bit of practice, you will find that it can become much easier. Here are step-by-step basics to help you develop your locating technique. 1. Turn … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring Flooded Basements

After a long and snowy winter, we’ve reached spring! Just as winter has its annual issues, so does spring. The most common issue is the heavy April (and May!) showers combined with the melting of snow as temperatures warm up. … Continue reading

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Choosing the right drain cleaning tool for the job: Types of Cutters

Now that we’ve talked about which is the right machine to use for each application, the next question is what is the right cutter to use. Everyone has their favorite cutter, just as everyone has their favorite fishing lore. Clearing … Continue reading

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Choosing the right drain cleaning tool for the job: Types of Clogs

Last month we answered the question of what is the right drain cleaning tool for each job. Here are more solutions to drain cleaning problems. Tree roots: For difficult stoppages you should use a larger diameter heavy duty cable that … Continue reading

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