“They’re fantastic rental tools – with proven return-on-investment!”
That’s Mike Kusick – Shop Manager for Aero Rental, Inc. in Iowa City, IA – on the importance of drain cleaning equipment.
Billed as “Iowa City’s most complete Equipment rental and Party rental store” since 1972, locally owned and operated Aero Rental only provides patrons “with the finest service, products, and equipment available.”
“I’ve been with this company for 32 years,” Kusick confirms, “And General Pipe Cleaners definitely offers superior drain cleaning tools for our key rental customers: home owners and businesses like mobile home parks, apartments, and restaurants.”
Numbers Confirm Success
That’s because General drain cleaning snakes for rental facilities can quickly pay for themselves. “They make money!” Kusick smiles.
Aero Rental isn’t alone. Surveys consistently confirm General as the rental industry’s most preferred drain cleaning brand. For 90 years, the company has maintained a matchless reputation for superior equipment durability, safety, innovation, and range.
“Just look at our key cable machines,” Kusick adds, pointing to the facility’s Mini-Rooter®, Easy Rooter®, and Easy Rooter Junior® floor-type models.
“In just a few years, our ROI for three Mini-Rooters was 899%. For five Easy Rooters, it was 980%. And for our four Easy Rooter Juniors, it was 990%.”
It’s even better with Aero Rental’s smallest cable drain cleaner – General’s hand-held Super-Vee®.
“Over the same period, our ROI for just two of those was a remarkable 1539%!” Kusick beams – “almost 770% per unit!”
Superior Drain Cleaning Designs Power Profits
Equipment reliability helps ensure results like that.
Take the popular, award-winning Easy Rooter and Easy Rooter Junior. Both drain cleaning machines offer outstanding durability, versatility, safety, and innovation – fueling profitability for rental outlets everywhere.
The powerful and easy-to-use Easy Rooter root-cutting machine is excellent for removing tree roots and other severe stoppages in main drains from the house to the street or septic system in 3” to 10” lines. Its’ easy-to-maintain, open-cage design holds 100 feet of 3/4” or 5/8” Flexicore® drain cleaning cable.
And the compact and maneuverable, Easy Rooter Junior drives up to 100 feet of 1/2” Flexicore cable to clear common clogs from smaller 2” and 3” lines.
User-Friendly Enhancements Make Customers Happy
Aero Rental’s nine Easy Rooter machines sport General’s patented, innovative Quick-Grip™ chuck. Just a quarter turn firmly secures the cable as Easy Rooter drives it into the line. Simply release the chuck to easily and quickly pull more cable from the cage.
For rental customers, that’s faster and safer than using a thumb screw.
Maneuverability and transportability also remain key rental benefits.
Extra-long folding handle also quickly locks into place for easy loading in most car trunks – and 10” heavy-duty wheels allow quick transport to and from jobs. Easy Rooter drain cleaning machines also ride on wheels with ball bearing hubs for longer life and less maintenance.
Easy Maintenance Ensures Quick Turns
The open-cage cable housing facilitates rapid cleaning for quick turns, too. Rental facilities enjoy maximum performance, longer life, and greater efficiency – even under the most demanding rental conditions.
“Our cable machines require minimal maintenance,” Kusick notes. “We just power-wash – and treat with General’s Snake Oil preservative.”
The wear-resistant powder coated steel frame with “roll bars” also protects the durable 1/3 hp electric motors. And General’s patented Flexicore® cable offers superior kinking resistance and unequalled strength with the right amount of flexibility. It’s so tough that it carries the best warranty in the business – one-year protection against breakage.
Aero Rental also places a premium on customer safety.
Each cable machine rental includes a personalized instruction session, safety glasses, and leather gloves. “General’s instructional poster is especially useful,” Mike Kusick adds. “It’s the best quick reference – ever!”
“Comes Back On Almost Every Machine”
But not every Aero Rental drain cleaning success sports a motor.
“We usually include a package of three or four cutting heads with every cable machine rental,” Kusick remarks. “And most of the time, tools come back with the Clogchopper® attached!”
With six self-sharpening blades, General’s unique ClogChopper cutting tool rips through tough stoppages – digging into encrusted debris and root masses, and easily grinding up stoppages, scale, and crystallized urine, without risking pipe damage.
“That tool can replace pretty much all our cutting heads!” Kusick declares. “It’s that good!”
The spherical design of this impressive cutting tool maneuvers around tight bends and traps, thoroughly and safely cleaning metal, plastic, and clay pipes. Available in 1”, 1-1/2”, 2”, 2-1/2”, 3”, and 4” sizes, it’s excellent for clearing stacks, downspouts, and mains. It’s also great for drain lining jobs.
Water Jet Tackles More Clogs
Aero Rental’s arsenal of General drain cleaning solutions includes tools designed for a variety of stoppages.
To slice through grease, sludge, sand, and ice stoppages that many cable drain cleaners just can’t clear, for instance, Aero Rental offers the portable, powerful JM-1450 electric water jetter.
Water jetters from General unleash high-pressure water streams that pulverize clogs – and flush them away. Nozzle thrust drives the hose down lines – and gives wall-to-wall pipe cleaning action.
Rental customers simply wheel the trim JM-1450 to troubles. Its telescoping handle and detachable hose reel make maneuvering easy. And it packs 1500 psi of cleaning power for demanding duties.
Innovative Tool Meets Even More Rental Needs
Aero Rental also offers General’s futuristic, handheld Kinetic Water Ram™ that quickly clears clogged drains with the power of compressed air.
It’s great for rental customers who want to clear clogged drains fast. Just pump it up, insert into a drain – and snap the trigger.
The innovative Kinetic Water Ram™ generates a shock wave that instantly pulverizes stoppages in 1-1/4” to 4” lines. The shock wave bypasses vents and bends to batter clogs, yet won’t harm pipes. And the built-in pump and pressure gauge lets operators choose the right amount of force for each job. This is the ORIGINAL Kinetic Water Ram – not a cheaper duplicate product that some buyers are duped into purchasing. It is made in the USA and features a durable metal housing and not plastic.
It’s quick – and environmentally safe. The compact, portable drain clearing tool is cleaner than snakes and safer than chemicals. And it requires no electrical power or CO² gas.
The Bottom Line
Aero Rental’s drain cleaning solutions from General Pipe Cleaners offer outstanding performance, superior reliability, and excellent safety features for a wide range of rental tasks.
“That’s really important,” Mike Kusick concludes. “With General as partner, we match the right tool to the customer’s job. And that helps our business grow!”
For more information, visit the rental drain cleaning tools section of our website or contact the Drain Brains® at General at 800-245-6200 or by email at [email protected] Learn where you can buy our wide array of drain cleaning equipment for your rental business in this section of our website.