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General Helps Fuel Plumber’s Success In New Service Industry

Preston Hall of All Pro Water-Flow revolutionized how the world cleans RV, aircraft and boat holding tanks.  Now the Colorado-based entrepreneur has launched “the biggest untouched service industry in the U.S. in 50 years.” An RV owner and professional plumber, Hall grew seriously concerned with inadequate, unsanitary chemical treatments for vehicle holding tanks. With a wide variety of Jet Set® models available, Hall admired the reliable, rugged technology, transportability and safety features.  And he chose General’s JM-2900™ gas-powered water jet – the first jet he chose for his plumbing business – as All Pro’s “power” source.

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Category: Drain Cleaning, Water Jets

Compact, Lightweight JM-1000™ Water 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 lightweight JM-1000 Mini-Jet™ from General Pipe Cleaners. Owner of Casteen Plumbing & Repair in Rose Hill, NC, Casteen can find himself in some pretty tight spots. “There are lots of crawl spaces beneath homes in North Carolina,” he says. “And I’m often under someone’s house – by myself – doing plumbing and drain cleaning work.”

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Category: Drain Cleaning, Water Jets

Plumbing Pro Solves Big Problem And Wins A Big Customer

Serious kitchen drain stoppages at Southwest Medical Center menaced operations and sanitation.  Worse, a parade of plumbers couldn’t cure the chronic quandary. Enter Linn’s Plumbing LLC of Chandler, Oklahoma. With a statewide reputation for outstanding service and professionalism, owner Larry Linn teamed trusted drain cleaners from General Pipe Cleaners to spot – and solve – the true trouble. Using one of his Gen-Eye® video pipe inspection systems, he first pinpointed the problem, a broken  cast-iron pipe.  “Six other competitors just snaked debris around, never fixing the underlying mess.” Then Linn cleared the line with a Speedrooter 92®.

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Category: Diagnostic Tools, Drain Cleaning, Sewer Cameras

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 revolutionary ClogChopper® cutting tool from General Pipe Cleaners. “A registered master plumber like me can find lots of work in a city of eight million,” Tieger smiles. “My mechanic sometimes wonders why I put so little mileage on my truck; most of the time, I just travel a couple miles to jobs!” Much of that work is new construction. “That’s where ClogChopper really shines,” he says.

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Category: Drain Cleaning

Four Generations of Plumbers Choose General Pipe Cleaners

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 – and I’m not going to be the first!” The key to success, he claims, is simple: “don’t do anything you wouldn’t do in your own home – and choose the right tools for the job.” That’s why four generations of Comerford plumbing professionals have trusted tough, reliable drain cleaners from General Pipe Cleaners.

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Category: Drain Cleaning

General Pipe Cleaners Equipment Helps Leading Drain Cleaning Pro Maintain Market Dominance

“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 – and it can still handle 30 to 40 root jobs a week!” Williams claims. “It’s got great torque, just like General’s line of Speedrooters®.” 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!

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Category: Drain Cleaning

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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 –…
Jake Albright Florida
Grease clogged pipes produce problems.  But the right drain cleaning equipment, Chris Fantauzzo contends, turns those problems into profits. “Health inspectors want restaurants to clean grease traps regularly,” Mercer Drain Cleaning Service’s owner says.  Bar owners, municipal authorities, and homeowners, he…
Chris Fantauzzo Trenton, NJ
For most inside jobs, Michael Williams of Just Drains LLC favors two General classics – Super-Vee® and Mini-Rooter®. The hand-held Super-Vee easily unclogs sink, tub, and laundry drain lines up to 3” in diameter. “My personal Super-Vee is over 20 years old,”…
Michael Williams Philadelphia, PA