General’s Powerful JM-3055 Water Jet Clears Tough Clogs In Long Lines for South Dakota Plumbing Pros

A two-building Aberdeen, South Dakota, office complex suffered constant sewer line back-ups. Local topography forced the facility’s new 300-foot sewer line into an “essentially flat” connection to city services. Authorities would not pay for a pump, and stoppages simply worsened with time. Enter Aberdeen Plumbing & Heating Services, Inc. with their brawny JM-3055 water jet…

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Growing Your Business through Superior Customer Service (Part 1)

There’s a popular philosophical question that asks, “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” While the question has become somewhat of a cliché over the years, its message is still relevant and can apply to countless scenarios in the real world, especially…

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Six Must-Have Accessories for Every Plumbing Contractor’s Toolbox

Sure, we all know we need a good quality pipe wrench and a well-made drain cleaner in our repertoire as we head out onto a jobsite. But what about those items we tend to forget that make our lives so much easier? Here are a few key accessories that every plumbing contractor’s toolbox should have.

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Six Things to Consider Before You Jet a Pipe

High-pressure water cleaning systems have become the tool of choice for many drain cleaning professionals for their effectiveness in dealing with grease and sludge, along with their ability to partner with pipe inspection cameras. From small mini-jets that specialize in cleaning kitchen sink lines to jumbo-sized trailer units able to scour 18″ mains, these tools have hit the mainstream of service plumbing. However, before you fire up your Jet-Set and go off to battle underground clog monsters, there are six things you should consider.

Category: Drain Cleaners, Drain Cleaning, Electric Jets, Gas Jets, Trailer Jet, Water Jets
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Award-Winning Gen-Eye Micro-Scope® a Dependable Pipe Inspection Tool for Florida Plumber

Plumbing pro Jake Albright likes reliability, ruggedness and convenience in his drain cleaning tools. That’s why the ultra-compact, handheld Gen-Eye Micro-Scope® video inspection system remains a key part of his equipment arsenal. “It’s great for inspecting all sorts of small drains, including toilets”, he says. “It really saves time and money.” The award-winning inspection tool…

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Eyeing Up The New and Improved Gen-Eye POD

For the past eight years, the Gen-Eye POD® has been General’s largest selling line of pipe inspection camera systems. The reasons for this include price, portability, durability and utility. People like the POD’s one-piece construction and the fact that it’s viewing monitor is attached to the reel on a flexible gooseneck that allows for both…

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The Flexicore Advantage

Years ago, we hired a sales representative out west who had spent decades selling a competitor’s products. After initial training, he returned to his territory and we sent him a smattering of cables, cutters and machines to get him started. The first time he demonstrated our Flexicore Cable, he called me up to complain that…

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General’s Clogchopper Has Tieger By The Tail

“There’s nothing like it. It’s fantastic for clearing scale from inside lines. It flies around pipe bends!” That’s Sylvan Tieger on the revolutionary ClogChopper® cutting tool from General Pipe Cleaners. With over 47 years as a plumber, the Bronx-based professional offers a full range of plumbing, drain cleaning, fire suppression and emergency services to commercial,…

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Success Stories

Plumbing runs in John Comerford Jr’s blood. His grandfather and father were plumbers. So were two brothers. Now one of his sons is, too. “Our name is on our businesses,” Comerford says. “No one in my family has disgraced it yet…
John Comerford Jr Cleveland, OH
Grease clogged pipes produce problems.  But the right drain cleaning equipment, Chris Fantauzzo contends, turns those problems into profits. “Health inspectors, for instance, want restaurants to clean grease traps regularly – often every six months,” the owner of Mercer Drain Cleaning…
Chris Fantauzzo Trenton, NJ
“General equipment is durable, and takes a beating,” says Michael Williams of Just Drains LLC. “We use our General tools 24/7 – 365 days a year, and they don’t fail us.” They last, too. “I bought my trusty old Sewermatic™ in 1980…
Michael Williams Philadelphia, Pa