How to Connect Mobile Devices to Gen-Eye Inspection Systems

We like to address some of the common questions the Drain Brains at General get asked. Today, we answer the question: How can I connect my mobile devices to Gen-Eye Inspection Systems? The answer: Connect with the Drain Brains Facebook – Twitter – LinkedIn – YouTube – Google Plu

Category: Camera Inspection Systems, Drain Cleaning

Compact, Lightweight Mini-Jet Saves Contractor Time, Trouble & Money

“The compact size makes it great for one-man operation – and it’s perfect for much of the work I do!” That’s Craig Casteen on the compact, lightweight JM-1000 Mini-Jet™ from General Pipe Cleaners. Owner of Casteen Plumbing & Repair in rural Rose Hill, NC, Casteen can find himself in some pretty tight spots. “There are…

Category: Drain Cleaning, Success Story, Water Jets

How to Clear Small Lines Without a Snake

        Plumber Magazine asked General Pipe Cleaners’ Marty Silverman how to use General’s Kinetic Water Ram™ at the the 2016 WWETT Show.

Category: DIY Industry, Drain Cleaning

Four Questions to Consider When Choosing a Pipe Inspection System

Pipe Inspection and location systems represent a significant investment for most small businesses. In return, they offer unique diagnostic and marketing potential that can either save or earn a tremendous amount of money for your company.  Choosing the right system for your needs is a task that should be taken with  serious attention to detail…

Category: Drain Cleaning, Sewer Inspection

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 a grease, sludge or sand-clogged sewer line.  Second, working in tandem with pipe inspection camera…

Category: Drain Cleaning, Water Jets

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? A. Nothing clears a clog for good, but the best tool to clear grease clogs…

Category: Diagnostics Tools, Drain Cleaning

Assessing Old Machinery

If you have old drain cleaning equipment, you’d better make sure you check out the machines before you use them. Older machines don’t have the safety features of the newer drain cleaners. First things first, you’ll want to inspect the equipment for safety. Here’s what to check for on old equipment: Check the power cord…

Category: DIY Industry, Drain Cleaning

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 well as removing objects from drains, but certain types of stoppages can’t be cleared with…

Category: Drain Cleaning, Water Jets

6 Tools to Get the Job Done Right and Turn Big Profits

Choosing the right tool for the job will clear the line faster and reduce your maintenance expenses caused by using the wrong tool at the wrong time, making your job easier and profits bigger. By taking the time to answer a few questions about the blockage before you start the job, you can easily match…

Category: Drain Cleaning, General, Maintenance, Water Jets

New to Drain Cleaning – What should I get?

Q. I’m planning to expand my business from remodeling to doing a little drain cleaning work to increase my income through the slow months. What type of drain cleaning tools would you recommend to meet the inevitable clogged drain emergency? A. You’ve made a good decision. A drain cleaning tool can pay for itself in…

Category: DIY Industry, Drain Cleaning

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Success Stories

“Drain cleaning can be pretty messy, and you expect to see some nasty stuff,” he admits, “But imagine my surprise when my Super-Vee™ once snaked a Batman toy from a line. I still don’t know how I did it!”

John Comerford Jr Cleveland, OH

I offer a 30-day warranty on every drain-cleaning job, but I can’t give a warranty if I don’t do the job right, and I can’t do the job right if I don’t have the right tools. That’s why I run my whole company with General products, they enhance our professional image!

Chris Fantauzzo Trenton, NJ

General equipment is durable, and takes a beating,” he says. “We use our General tools 24/7 – 365 days a year, and they don’t fail us. General equipment lets us power through tough problems that our competitors walk away from!

Michael Williams Philadelphia, Pa