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The Call for Infrastructure Updates in the Plumbing World

Much to my wife’s embarrassment, I love talking about sewers. I love telling people that five thousand years ago, the ancient Indus River civilization, the Sumerians and Egyptians all had flush toilets. I love quoting physicians and health officials who … Continue reading

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Small is the Next Big Thing: Part Two

High-pressure water jetters come in all shapes and sizes.  There are massive trailer jetters with huge water tanks that blast out 4,000 pounds per-square-inch of pressure at 18 gallons-a-minute flow. There are gasoline-powered portable units that attempt to suck your … Continue reading

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Small is the Next Big Thing: Part One

Since the debut of high-pressure water jetters more than thirty years ago, it’s fair to say that they’ve revolutionized the drain cleaning industry. First, they put another arrow in the contractor’s quiver when he or she is struggling to open … 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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Conquer Tough Grease Stoppages with Water Power

For tough blockages that can’t be cleared with a cable drain cleaning machine, water jetters can save the day. In the past, cable machines were the only option available. They do a great job of cutting roots and debris, as … Continue reading

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