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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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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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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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Ask the Drain Brains: How to repair a broken drain snake

Question: My guys keep breaking drain snakes and I don’t why, nor do I have the welding equipment or the expertise to repair them. What can I do? Answer: First, make sure your guys are using your drain cleaning machines … Continue reading

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General Water Jet Storms Through Big-Line Blockages, Helping Ohio Pro Boost Business

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

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JM-3080 Water Jet from General Pipe Cleaners Solves a Dam Tough Problem

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

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An Easier Way to Clear Clogged Sinks, Tubs and Laundry Drains

Q. We’ve had the same handheld power drain cleaner for 20 years and it still keeps working, but my arms get tired from holding the machine. Is there an easier way to clear clogs in small drains? A. You’ve got … Continue reading

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