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General Pipe Cleaners New Sectional Cable Enhances Professional Image

Category: Drain Cleaning, Sectional Machines, Success Story

Sewer inspection and drain cleaning expert Ben Kohn of Ventura, California, takes special pride in maintaining a solid, professional reputation.

And his company name, From Sinks to Sewers, says it all.

From small drain and main line cleaning, to inspection and root removal services, Ben marshals the right equipment to solve a wide range of customer problems, “Without wasting the customer’s time and my money. Buy cheap, buy twice”.

That’s why he only uses the new 5R-10 cable from General Pipe Cleaners for his sectional drain cleaners.

“5R-10 cable takes versatility to the next level!” he says.

Versatile Cable Design for Versatile Machines

“Sectional drain machines are extremely versatile, but the universal problem has always been using them inside,” Ben adds. “Keeping a spinning, wet 15′ exposed section of cable from spraying the walls or white floor is no easy task.”

But General’s new 5′ by 7/8″ 5R-10 and 5′ by 1-1/4″ 5R-14 sectional cable designs make using sectional machines in confined spaces or hard-to-access areas much easier.

“It doesn’t matter what equipment or tricks you know,” Ben comments. “One black smear on white carpet and your day is shot!”

Clean Workplace, Happy Customers

With General’s 5R-10 cable, however, he’s experienced zero issues when using his 7/8″ sectional machine inside.”

The compact design helps Ben maintain clean working conditions.

“Handling the 5′ x 7/8″ cable is an easy task, and the cables fit perfectly on a 6′ drop cloth without hanging over.”

That completely complements Ben’s focus on customer satisfaction.

“As a licensed plumber, my reputation is only as good as my last job. But as an owner operator, I’m 100% solely responsible for the service I provide,” he notes, “Nobody will care how fast I got the sewer to drop, or what I charged, if I left a mess for someone else to clean up.”

Compatibility – Inside And Out

The 5R-10 is completely compatible with General’s popular, easy-to-use Root 66® and I-95® sectional drain cleaners. The 5R-14 is compatible with General’s Rodrunner. And its R-connectors fit other brands of machines, cables and attachments as well.

The open-wound hollow cables snap together in a second and can be disconnected quickly and easily with a coupling key, further facilitating use in cramped quarters.

Ben also uses General’s 5R-10 cables on outside jobs like roofs and outside cleanouts. “In 10′ sections, they don’t ride on gutters and, in 15′ or 20′ sections, work fast outside.”

“The 5R-10 cable feels like I bought a new drain machine, without taking up van space,” Ben smiles.

For more information, call the Drain Brains® at General at 800-245-6200, or email

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