Monthly Archives: June 2015

What to Consider Before Buying Sewer Cleaning Tools

To thrive and remain competitive, plumbing and drain cleaning companies need to invest in the appropriate tools and technologies that enhance efficiency, productivity, and profit. Your plumbing business will need quality sewer cleaning tools that help make pipeline inspection, drain cleaning, and repairs much easier and quicker to accomplish.
Here are two things you need to consider when shopping for sewer cleaning tools.
Do you really need the equipment?
If you often need to inspect main and lateral sewer lines with great precision, then you clearly need a camera that can reach depths of up to a few hundred feet. If your service area is small and the sewer problems you handle on a regular basis don’t really go that deep, you can find simpler camera models that suit the scope of your services and let you stay within budget.


Sewer Cameras: Essential Gadgets for Home Inspection and Remodeling

If you are a plumber, you should have the appropriate gear in your arsenal when called for home inspections or remodeling projects, particularly state-of-the-art sewer cameras. Any sewer line inefficiencies or damages can be problematic since they can cause slow drainage and even smelly sewer backups. Your client must be certain that the sewer lines are clear from blockages, are stable, and are working smoothly.
Advice for Homebuyers
Every homebuyer should make sewer inspection part of their due diligence efforts to ensure they are acquiring a property in good condition.
When it comes to sewer inspections in older homes, particularly those older than 20 years, it pays to be able to locate common problems like invasive tree roots and cracked or collapsed pipes. Using a sewer camera, you could also spot solid waste and other debris that clog pipes.

Street Sweepers for Sale for Municipal Sweeping Programs

Street sweeping is carried out in a planned and organized manner on America’s streets. Different regions in the U.S. follow their own street sweeping guidelines and standards based on factors like demographics, population density, and vehicle density. On March 16, the nation’s capital commenced its street sanitation program which will run through until the end of October. The D.C. government’s Department of Public Works will use mechanical sweepers of various sizes to sweep residential and arterial streets.
The DPW’s street sweeping program operates in densely populated areas with high-volume traffic. To implement this program, the government will be using two types of cleaning equipment. Litter vacs, or sweepers the size of golf carts, will be used on gutters and sidewalks. Larger sweepers will be used on freeways and main arterials.