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“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.
“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
“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
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
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
For the biggest, meanest drain cleaning jobs in Columbus, Ohio, locals trust Ron Zimmerman, owner of R&B Sewer & Drain. R&B subcontracts drain cleaning services to nearly 30 plumbing professionals within 100 miles of Ohio’s capital, and they routinely tap … Continue reading
Blockage of a critical 5-inch overflow pipe beneath a large, artificial lake at Dospat Dam, Bulgaria, posed extreme danger to dam wall integrity — risking catastrophic failure. Over 50 years of hardened sediment and debris had accumulated. Drainage was reduced … Continue reading
A clogged kitchen sink at a church prompted a routine call for drain cleaning help. That’s when local plumbing professional Sylvan Tieger rode to the rescue – with something different. With nearly five decades as a plumber, including three years … Continue reading
An innovative handheld drain cleaner from General Pipe Cleaners is helping Pro-Tech Drains of Lachine, Quebec, maintain its competitive edge and boost its profitability. The lightweight, compact Kinetic Water Ram™ safely, quickly and cleanly clears clogged sinks, toilets and tubs … Continue reading
Kids do the darndest things—like stuff pea gravel into new underground conduit for residential outside lighting. That’s what Bob Shumway, owner of Shumway’s, a maintenance and landscaping service in Rockford, Ill., discovered when trying to snake electrical wiring through the … Continue reading