Tag Archives: drain cleaning tools

3 Plumbing Tool Trends

How can we make our customers’ day-to-day life easier, more efficient and more productive? When plumbing tool manufacturers are developing the next great tool—that is the question they are looking to answer. Today’s plumbing contractors have several tools at their … Continue reading

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Plumbing Pro Solves Big Problem & Wins Big Customer

Serious kitchen drain stoppages at Southwest Medical Center menaced operations and sanitation. Worse, a parade of plumbers couldn’t cure the chronic quandary. Enter Linn’s Plumbing LLC of Chandler, Oklahoma. With a statewide reputation for outstanding service and professionalism, owner Larry Linn … Continue reading

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Drum-type vs. Sectional Cleaners. What’s the difference?

Q. We use a large drum-type drain cleaner to clear tree roots. My buddy swears by his sectional machine to do the same job. What’s the difference? And which one is better?  A. Heavy-duty machines with large-diameter cables are needed … Continue reading

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Pipes, Drains and Cold Weather

The cold weather months are upon us, and while that tends to have heating professionals running from jobsite to jobsite, plumbers know the plight of pipes once the snow begins to fall, and that heating systems are not the only … Continue reading

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Snakes in the Bathroom!

Imagine this: You walk into the restroom only to find a snake peeking its head out of the toilet! That’s what happened at a commercial office building recently. Luckily for the building owner, they called James Capelli, a plumbing contractor, … 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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Choosing the right drain cleaning tool for the job: Types of Drains

Q: Over the years, we’ve accumulated a number of drain cleaning tools. I’m not sure what drain cleaning problem each tool is best suited for. Is there a list to guide me? A: Good question. If you use a drain … Continue reading

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