Learn how these drain cleaning machines, jetting powerhouses and franchise systems can take your plumbing business to the next level.


Master plumbers can diversify and increase profits by adding various drain cleaning services to their offerings. These products, including cable drain cleaning machines, push TV cameras, portable jetters and truck/trailer jetters, are some of the industry stalwarts that have crossover appeal.

Cable Drain Cleaning Machines

 

Drain cleaning machine

The DM138 drain machine from Duracable Manufacturing cleans lines from 1 1/4 to 3 inches. It has a continuously welded frame, heavy-duty front bearing mount and self-aligning head bearing to ensure proper reel placement, quick reel change and extended lifespan of the machine. It is designed for residential sink, shower and bathtub drains, with a heavy-duty, 20-amp switch and revolving arm. Powered by a 1/4 hp motor that operates at 230 rpm, the machine weighs 22.5 pounds with a 7.75-pound, 14-inch reel made of a polyethylene that will not rust or dent and is easily drained with plugs located on the back of the reel. It can be operated upright or horizontally, and has nonmarring rubber pads to protect the floor. The small footprint of this machine makes it easy to transport. 877/244-0556; www.duracable.com.

 

Heavy-duty drain cleaning machine

The Model GO 68HD heavy-duty electric drain cleaning machine from Gorlitz Sewer & Drain is available in two different versions, either with an open steel reel or enclosed polyethylene drum, and can be outfitted with a power feeder. Standard configuration is 150 feet of 11/16-inch hollow-core cable, which should reach most blockages. The overall weight of the machine is 185 pounds. Adding an optional loading ramp and electric winch to any vehicle makes transportation quick and simple. It is designed to clean pipes from 3 to 8 inches in diameter. 562/944-3060; www.gorlitz.com.

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Cutting pipe cleaner

The Picote Cutter Systems Smart Cutter distributed by LMK Technologies enables the removal of tuberculation and tree roots, and the reestablishing of branch lines in building drains and sewer pipes to be done easily through a single pipe access such as a clean-out. Service lateral pipes can also be reinstated post mainline lining by simply accessing a clean-out for insertion. It is suitable for use in pipe diameters between 1 1/4 and 8 inches. 815/433-1275; www.lmktechnologies.com/picote.

 

Cold-weather cleaning package

The Cold Weather/Hot Cleaning Package from MyTana Mfg. Company includes the Max Blast MY30 gas jetter and the portable Hot Box high-pressure hot-water heater. Together, these units deliver 4 1/2 gpm and 3,000 psi with water heated to 180 degrees F. This package includes a washer wand with four different nozzles for cleaning, ramp, tool bucket, antifreeze kit and high-temp hose setup. This combination is ideal for dissolving grease in food applications, melting iced-up septic tanks and frozen lines in cold climates, and works when cleaning equipment, siding, parking lots and more. 800/328-8170; www.mytana.com.

 

Flexible drain cleaner

The Flexi-Cleaner from Southland Tool Mfg. comes equipped with a Briggs and Stratton or Honda engine and features a steel frame and four wheels for easy tracking (pnuematic tires are available). It comes with instant reverse transmission and an automatic chuck to grip cable. Its close-coiled, left-hand-wound rods are 1-inch diameter and 25 feet long. They are easily coupled together for cleaning runs up to 600 feet. Once the rod and tool are started in the drain, the unit is wheeled forward or pulled back, which pushes or pulls the rod in or out of the line. 714/632-8198; www.southlandtool.com.

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Push TV Camera Systems

 

Lightweight push camera system

The SEEKER system from Aries Industries is a user-friendly, contractor-grade examination tool for pipes from 3 to 24 inches and for distances up to 300 feet. It can be operated as a stand-alone system or in conjunction with a CCTV truck to record all of the video to a PC or laptop. When used as a stand-alone unit, it is a self-contained system with no external wiring. Weighing as little as 40 pounds, it is easily transported to any job site and comes standard with a built-in 512 Hz transmitting beacon and bright 6.4-inch LCD screen. It offers either a self-leveling camera with either a ball skid or a roller skid, or a self-cleaning pan and tilt camera with wireless control. Options include digital video recording, on-screen footage, wireless video transmission up to 300 feet away, rechargeable battery, PAL video and live-line tracing. 800/234-7205; www.ariesindustries.com.

 

Portable lateral and mini-mainline push system

The MPlus+ portable lateral and mini-mainline push camera system from CUES enables easy operation with an all-in-one setup, and flexibility by facilitating quick removal of the control unit to be used separately for off-road or remote job sites or to accommodate compact storage. It features video titling, video observation coding, digital recording and portability in an easy-to-use package. This lightweight system includes large and durable wheels for easy portability and a balanced footprint for stability. 800/327-7791; www.cuesinc.com.

 

Pipe inspection camera

The EasyCAM E3200 was designed from a plumber and drain cleaner’s perspective, using easily replaceable modular components. When repairs are needed the owner can easily do them, as no special tools are needed. It includes a lightweight titanium color camera head for further distance, 200 feet of HYTREL abrasion-resistant pushrod with molded waterproof connectors, 512 Hz transmitter, onboard 8-inch daylight readable monitor, powder-coated aircraft aluminum frame, RCA video jack for laptop or DVR use, safe 12-volt operation, heavy-duty wheels and a two-year warranty. 239/260-2056; www.easycamllc.com.

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Pipeline inspection camera system

The ACE 2 from Electric Eel Mfg. features one-touch USB recording, an on-screen footage counter and a wheel kit for easy transport and maneuverability. It has a rugged stainless steel-housed 1.68-inch-diameter color camera with sapphire lens, 20 LED light ring and high resolution CCD element (optional self-leveling color camera available), 200 feet of Kevlar braided 1/2-inch-diameter pushrod, a 512 Hz sonde, 5.4-inch LCD monitor with AR Film for optimal viewing in sunlight encased in an anodized aluminum housing mounted to the reel, a protective acrylic anti-glare monitor shield, a video output jack for recording option, flexible camera spring to navigate 3-inch P-traps, a portable powder-coated steel frame, a secure-locking reel brake and a centering skid. 800/833-1212; www.electriceel.com.

 

Pan/tilt push camera

The camera head of the VeriSight Pro 360 from Envirosight remotely pans and tilts to give an operator optimal maneuverability when inspecting drainlines. A joystick on the control unit rotates the camera continuously and tilts it 135 degrees. Versions are available with 130, 200 and 330 feet of push cable. Its digital interface displays real-time inspection footage on an 8-inch LCD, records up to 90 hours of inspection video to internal memory and allows an operator to enter observation data for upload to WinCan. A customizable interface lets operators zoom in on live or recorded video, capture still images, configure the 16-page text writer, browse thumbnail galleries and select among several available languages. An integral tri-band sonde transmits at 33 kHz, 512 Hz or 640 Hz. The system runs off mains or vehicle power, or an internal rechargeable battery. 866/936-8476; www.envirosight.com.

 

Multifunction sewer/drain camera

The FB-PIC4188H portable multifunction sewer/drain camera from Forbest Products features a 130-foot cable with reel, a 10-inch LCD color monitor with DVR and microphone, a stainless steel color camera head with built-in 512 Hz sonde transmitter and a heavy-duty waterproof case. It has video and snapshot recording capability via SD card or USB flash drive. The 13-inch cable reel features a footage counter. 650/757-4786; www.forbestusa.net.

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Compact video inspection system

The lightweight Gen-Eye POD from General Pipe Cleaners combines camera, reel and monitor in a lightweight package. It features a 5.6-inch LCD color monitor protected by a padded case, and is mounted on a rugged, flexible gooseneck that swivels to provide multiple viewing angles. It comes standard with a self-leveling camera and 200 feet of Gel-Rod for troubleshooting 3- to 10-inch drainlines. A video-out connection allows for recording to an external device. It features a picture inverter, both AC and DC power cords, LED dimmer control, 3-inch trap skid and a 512 Hz transmitter. 800/245-6200; www.drainbrain.com.

 

Command module

The Magnum DVR command module from Hathorn Corporation features USB recording and a navigation menu that is simple to use and easy to learn. With its 10.4-inch daylight-readable monitor, images can be seen clearly in bright sunlight. The system features a full-size keyboard, 16 pages of text writing, 512 Hz sonde, onscreen footage counter, 8X zoom, microphone, speaker and two-hour built-in battery with smart charger. Several different reel options are available, along with three different camera head sizes. 905/886-2835; www.hathorncorp.com.

 

Pushrod/crawler combination camera

The P350 flexitrax from Pearpoint/SPX offers the simplicity and transportability of a pushrod system with the functionality and performance of a crawler system. Its modular structure allows all its main components to be fully interchangeable. Available modules include a manual or powered drum, three interchangeable cameras, a wide range of wheels and tires and multiple cable lengths and crawler sizes. The command module is also fully compatible with the P340 flexiprobe. A built-in digital recording and reporting system is standard. It can be van- or truck-mounted. From there it can be wheeled on site using the barrow design, allowing users to reach conduits beyond the range of a vehicle. Once on site, the system is quick and easy to set up, deploy and use. 800/688-8094; www.radiodetection.com.

 

Portable inspection system

The GatorCam4 inspection system from Radiodetection Corporation offers the convenience of a portable system that can be used in most weather conditions. It boasts an onboard lithium-ion battery, and the push-button fuel gauge provides a quick indication of remaining power even when switched off. It can be configured to suit most inspection requirements. A range of pushrods is available, from an extra-flexible 100-foot plumbers reel to navigate the bends and traps found in commercial and residential plumbing, up to the 500-foot extra-stiff rod designed to push for longer distances. 877/247-3797; www.radiodetection.com.

 

Mini push camera

The MiniLite push camera system from RapidView IBAK North America is a pipe inspection system that allows users to inspect, record and measure the internal dimensions of smaller pipelines. During normal inspection, users can accurately capture diameter measurements with one touch using the ORION Zoom Camera. The system consists of a cable coiler cartridge, which makes replacement easy, a portable command console and one of several choices of cameras. It includes a high-visibility 10.4-inch monitor and a full QWERTY keyboard. Inspections can be recorded on a built-in MPEG digital video recorder on SD and SDHC memory cards. The system is currently available in 100- and 130-foot lengths. 800/656-4225; www.rapidview.com.

 

Web-enabled inspection camera

Pipeline inspection cameras from Ratech Electronics can record to Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads or iPods, allowing technicians to instantly upload pipe inspection video from the job site to YouTube. Using the integrated cellphone interface and camera, they can give customers immediate information about what is wrong with their sewer or pipes. Packages include quick and easy one-touch recording with no more USB thumb drives, SD cards or DVDs to organize. This low-cost interface is adaptable to any new or existing Ratech system. Also included is an on-screen display overlay system providing electronic distance counter, time and date. The camera has built-in 512 Hz sonde for locating purposes. The standard Gel-Rod cable length supplied is 200 feet, with longer lengths available. 800/461-9200; www.ratech-electronics.com.

 

Push TV camera

The minCam push camera system from Rausch Electronics USA ships ready to use instantly, as there is no unpacking, no cables to be connected and no monitor to be mounted. The included color camera has auto-upright picture, integrated locator sonde and an application range of 3- to 16-inch-diameter pipe. Each system has 200 feet of standard fiberglass push cable, an integrated lithium-ion battery for up to two hours of operation, on-screen distance counter and an 8.4-inch sunlight-readable monitor. An SD card reader is built into the system to record up to 32 GB of video, images and audio. 717/709-1005; www.rauschusa.com.

 

Digital recording monitor

The SeeSnake CS6 hand-held digital recording monitor from RIDGID is designed for fast and efficient field work, and equipped with SeeSnake HQ software to capture still images and video clips, allowing users to quickly and easily edit, archive and deliver reports directly to customers through USB thumb drives or via print, DVD or Web. Features include a 5.7-inch daylight-readable LCD screen, a water-resistant keypad for direct control of camera and monitor functions, an on-screen keyboard for basic titling and text entry, and an integrated microphone and speakers for adding voiceovers to custom reports. It docks onto the SeeSnake Max rM200 camera system for transportation and storage. 800/769-7743; www.ridgid.com.

 

Remote push camera

The RiFlexio S push camera from Ritec GmbH can be pushed over deposits or staggered pipe joints, extending pipe inspections further. The camera head is remotely lifted upward and pushed over obstacles, and can turn in pipes 2 inches in diameter, making it ideal for slim work areas. The head can turn 90 degrees inside the pipe without losing its rotational capabilities. www.ritec-tv.de.

 

Portable pipe inspection camera

The Jet Cam from RS Technical Services is powered by a 12-volt DC battery system and allows the operator to see the condition of 2- to 24-inch-diameter pipes instantly. It is easy to install, and features a motorized cable reel with speed and torque controls, rewind and the choice of 650 feet of steel-armor or plastic-jacketed Kevlar single conductor cable; a control unit with TFT, 10-inch LCD high-resolution display and isolated and regulated power to operate both camera and video equipment; auto-upright, high-resolution color camera in stainless steel casing with wide angle lens, high-intensity LED lights and remote intensity control; and stainless steel skids. Options include recording capability to USB drive and on-screen footage counter display. 800/767-1974; www.rstechserv.com.

 

Mini-camera inspection system

The ProCam DVR Ultra from UEMSI is a compact and lightweight color mini-camera inspection system. It includes a 10.4-inch color LCD monitor and a built-in DVR that records video files and photos to an SD card. The push reel is made of powder-coated steel for durability. The nylon-jacketed push cable has a water-blocking gel inside to prevent water infiltration. The data display package includes on-screen digital footage and a full-size flexible keyboard. Options include an inline transmitter and rechargeable battery pack. 800/666-0766; www.uemsi.com.

 

Interface controller

The vCam-5 Live View interface from Vivax-Metrotech Corp. allows technicians to connect to the control module by Wi-Fi or RJ45 Cross Talk Cable. When connected they can stream video, capture JPEG images and record directly to a hard drive or other storage device. In addition they can access the control module’s internal hard drive and any USB thumb drive or SD card plugged into the control module. They can see a list of the videos or pictures on the hard drive and play them in the video player or download them. An app that runs on either the iPhone or Android platform allows them to stream video to smartphones and tablets, capture, email or text still images, and record video to the device. Up to five devices can be connected to the control at once. 800/446-3392; www.vivax-metrotech.com.

 

Visual inspection camera

The VIS 350 visual inspection camera from Wohler USA features a home function that helps maintain a sense of orientation when troubleshooting, as the position of the camera head is indicated on a display. Its integrated locator transmitter pinpoints damage and saves time. Its pan-and-tilt camera head can inspect wastewater lines, house connections, flue gas systems, ventilation lines and false ceilings. It comes equipped with two rechargeable batteries, providing greater mobility. It can also take still photos and stream video. 978/750-9876; www.wohlerusa.com.

 

Portable video inspection system

Portable video camera inspection systems from Zistos Corporation are battery operated, and feature interchangeable camera options, including dual view thermal, black and white, a self-illuminated 10:1 color zoom and a variety of other self-illuminated options. Its tripod-mounted display isolates the operator, and telescoping fiberglass extension poles of various lengths are available. Its optional thermal imager sees temperature differences through smoke and in total darkness. It has optional image recording capability for documentation of findings, an ideal option to avoid confined-space entry. 631/434-1370; www.zistos.com.

Portable Jetters

 

Rubber-tracked power carrier

The Easement Machine from K&W Products is a heavy-duty, all-terrain, rubber-tracked power carrier used in conjunction with a high-pressure hydraulic sewer cleaner. Self-propelled, hydraulic steering allows it to travel easily in all directions, and maneuver with a zero-turn radius at various speeds. With approximately 3 1/2 psi ground pressure, the track system enables operation in soft ground areas that are usually inaccessible. Its narrow design allows easy access through a standard 48-inch gate. The standard variable-speed reel is 600 feet of high pressure, 2,500 psi 1-inch hose controlled by a hydraulic motor, with a reel guide foot counter to assist in rolling the hose. Other features include a 27 hp super-duty Kohler engine with twin cylinders, overhead valve, oil alert and an oil cooler. 800/503-0076; www.easementmachine.com.

 

Portable electric cart jetter

The SJPE-1500 from Shark Pressure Washers & Jetters is rated at 1.7 gpm at 1,500 psi, operating on 115-volt electricity. It comes standard with a 35-foot power cord with GFCI, and features a slide-in handle to help accommodate loading and unloading into any van, truck or car, and also allows for convenient customer transport around work sites. Its Pulse Technology helps propel the hose through the line and around tight curves to break through stubborn clogs. Designed for indoor use on 2- to 4-inch pipes, it comes standard with a roll cage steel chassis, triplex pump and heavy-duty Baldor motor. It fits into tight workspaces and allows for easy one-person operation. It is ETL certified to UL-1776 safety standards. 800/771-1881; www.sharkpw.com.

 

Portable carted jetter

Portable water jetter systems from Water Cannon feature a Honda GX 390 engine, flow rates of up to 4 gpm, pressure up to 4,200 psi and a 200-foot jetter hose. The upgraded version includes a jetter that features 4.8 gpm, 3,200 psi and a 300-foot jetter hose for added reach and power. Both versions have stable tilt-back portable frames with roll cages, plus a pulsation valve for instant pulsation on demand to quickly loosen and flush blockages. They also come with a ball valve, high-capacity Hosetract hose reel and four nozzles. 800/333-9274; www.watercannon.com.

Truck/Trailer Jetters

 

Jetter/pressure washer combo unit

The Performance line of trailer-mounted jetter/pressure washer combo units from Amazing Machinery features rugged heavy-duty construction. They are designed for easy trailing, and the large water supply tank allows technicians to jet anywhere. A rear-mounted 12 V electric jetter hose reel and SS rear stack mounted manual pressure washer and garden hose reels provide ample hose space. They come standard with 300 feet of jetter hose, two nozzles and a complete set of washdown accessories. The triplex ceramic plunger pump provides pressures up to 4,000 psi and flow rates up to 15 gpm. 800/504-7435; www.amazingmachinery.com.

 

Compact trailer jetter

The compact 55 Series (formerly Mini Series) trailer jetter from American Jetter has been redesigned with a 150-gallon tank, larger wheels and a removable trailer tongue for easy storage. User-friendly controls allow for easy operator learning curves. It’s powered by gas or propane Kohler engines with up to 40 hp, flow ranges from 4 to 11 gpm and pressure to 4,000 psi. The powered reel holds up to 500 feet of 3/8- or 1/2-inch jetting hose with forward and reverse reel function and manual pullout. Options include an anti-freeze system for cold climates and wireless remote for one-man operation. Low oil and water shut-off prevent engine and pump damage. 866/944-3569; www.americanjetter.com.

 

Truck-mounted jetter

The TM Series of truck-mounted drain and sewer jetters from Cam Spray is built on a heavy steel platform that can be forklifted into place and secured to the bed of a trailer or truck body. They are designed for cleaning up to 10-inch-diameter drainlines, with available custom packages that will clean up to 24-inch lines. Features include DC- or hydraulic-powered reels, 325-gallon water tank, low water shut-off, power pulse, powder-coated heavy frame and foot control of the reel. 800/648-5011; www.camspray.com.

 

High-performance jetter

The Sewer Duck from GPM Pump and Truck Parts & Service is a high-performance jetter available in 1,000- and 3,000-gallon capacities. It comes standard with a Perkins engine, with Cummins and CNG engine options available. The engine and pump enclosure comes with an aluminum roll-up door for access. The jetter is easily transferable from one chassis to another. A tandem axle chassis is available on 3,000-gallon units, with an optional cold-weather package. The rear engine keeps the unit self-contained, separating the chassis from the jetter to reduce fuel costs. The hydraulically operated rotating hose reel has a mounted throttle control and 700-foot hose. 630/543-7373; www.gpmpumpandtruck.com.

 

Van jetter

The Van Pack water jetter from Harben allows operators to put a full-size jetter into an enclosed and heated van. Users can mount a 4,000 psi, 18 gpm unit in a powder-coated, lightweight folded steel skid/frame measuring 75 by 53 by 61 inches. It has a dry weight of 1,600 pounds. The system comes standard with the company’s P Pump; a 108-gallon water tank (additional tanks available based on van payload); a 48 hp Kubota water-cooled diesel engine; 500-foot-capacity hydraulic hose reel; and a hinged, telescoping, manual garden hose reel. Options include a jump jet pulsation system, antifreeze system, MK II dump washdown gun, 1/4-inch mini-jet kit, strobe, manhole and workstation lights, and a range of nozzles. It will allow cleaning of 2- to 8-inch drains. 800/327-5387; www.harben.com.

 

Jetter/power washer

The Hot Jet II from Hot Jet USA features a V-twin Vanguard motor manufactured by a division of Toyota. The pump is a premium General Emperor Series that is triple V-belt driven. It generates a minimum of 8.5 gpm at 3,600 psi with either hot or cold water, and has a remote control system. It is mounted on a 5- by 12-foot diamond-plate steel deck trailer that has tandem axles and dual electric brakes for safety. The hot water deep cleans and emulsifies fats, oils and greases. The unit also can serve as an industrial-grade hot-water power washer. 800/213-3272; www.hotjetusa.com.

 

Compact waterblasting system

The IX100 Series compact waterblasting system from Jetstream of Houston features a UNx fluid system designed for fast conversion between 8,000 and 40,000 psi operating pressures. Additional features include an external gear drive, comprehensive shutdown systems, a high-performance 93 kW Tier 3 engine, high-capacity fuel tank and sealed control panel. Options include an air compressor, extended-run fuel tank, inlet regulator, insulated exhaust system, bench vise, remote e-stop, lube water recirculation pump and system pressure sensor and over-pressure shutdown. Shutdown systems include low-supply water pressure, dirty water filter, engine fault, manual emergency stop and manual override. The heavy-duty compact frame is hot-dip galvanized. 800/231-8192; www.waterblast.com.

 

Adjustable jetter trailer

The EAGLE-300 trailer jetter from JETTERS NORTHWEST features a front-end enclosure to protect the pump/engine compartment from weather and road debris, while providing a sharp image to customers. The 18 gpm, 4,000 psi jetting system is fully adjustable, providing the versatility to clean large and small pipes. It is safe for one-man operation, with all controls at the rear by the hose reels. It comes standard with 500 feet of jetter hose, four nozzles, a level-wind hose guide and 100 feet of fill hose. The contractor’s package adds a Warthog, portable mini hose reel, foot valve and wash gun. It features a lifetime framework warranty. 877/901-1936; www.jettersnorthwest.com.

 

Sewer jetting van pack

The EcoNomic sewer jetting van pack from ROM bv is compact, lightweight and features a swivelling hydraulically driven high-pressure hose reel with hinged guiding system and rotating control panel. It features a daylight display and water-resistant control panel, with function display (speed/working-hour counter) and automatic service-interval indicator. It is suitable for medium-sized commercial vehicles, and is delivered with a Kubota liquid-cooled diesel engine, including temperature control and maintenance-free stainless steel exhaust. The SPECK high-pressure pump delivers cleaning pressure up to 2,900 psi and a water capacity up to 26 gpm, ideal for cleaning house connections and sanitary sewer systems. www.rombv.com.

 

Hybrid hydrojetter

The Model 740 hybrid hydrojetter from Spartan Tool features 4,000 psi of jetting power at a 12 gpm flow on a wide track chassis towable by any vehicle in your fleet. It is available in either a traditional gasoline-powered configuration or in a hybrid version that runs exclusively on liquid propane. It features 350 feet of hose and a 40 hp electric start engine. It is also available in a skid-mounted version for installation onto an existing van or trailer. 800/435-3866; www.spartantool.com.

 

High-pressure jetting system

The Camel Jet 1600 from Super Products is a truck-mounted, high-pressure waterjetting system that utilizes three modular tanks to carry up to 1,600 gallons of water. The tanks are formed of rotationally molded polyethylene with ultraviolet stabilizers to eliminate costly repairs. Its Lexan Containment System means that users have additional safety protection from hose rupture or high-pressure water. It utilizes a heavy-duty, Triplex continuous-flow water pump to provide up to 80 gpm and pressure up to 2,000 psi. Its single-engine design translates to lower fuel costs, and it offers water pump and drive system options, as well as a front- or rear-mounted 180-degree rotating hose reel with a 1,000-foot capacity. 800/837-9711; www.cameleasy.com.

 

High-pressure water jet machine

Hot Shot high-pressure water jet machines from Vac-Con are used for removing stones, bottles, cans, grease, sludge and other debris from sanitary sewer and/or storm drainlines by the flushing action of high-pressure water. They are equipped with a noncorroding, polyethylene water tank. All controls for high-pressure water and hose reel are located at the front of the machine for simpler operation. They are available with a 1,000- and 1,600-gallon water tank capacity. Options include variable flow, an articulating hose reel, cold-weather recirculation system, side-mounted toolboxes, an air purge system, hose footage counter, arrowboard, strobe lights, inspector cam, high-pressure spray bar and selection of nozzles. 888/491-5762; www.vac-con.com.

Franchise Systems

 

Pipe-lining licensing system

The Nu Flow Services Licensing System allows businesses to offer different pipe lining technologies for various mechanical piping systems in buildings. Nu Flow offers dual lining solutions from a single source, and also manufactures all its own epoxies, liners and specialty equipment. Nu Flow features more than 300 licensees in more than 50 countries. The licensing system ensures that the licensees receive all of the proper tools to perform application and restoration, on-site training, 24-hour support, print-ready advertising, operational/sales forms and continual technician training. The system allows the licensee to implement services into its market as it sees fit. 800/834-9597; www.nuflowtech.com.

 

Emergency plumbing services

Rooter-Man builds a team of independent dealers and provides them with the opportunity to own a nationally recognized trademark for a low initial investment. It provides emergency plumbing and drain cleaning services, including clogged drains, water leaks and septic tank service. The franchise utilizes Internet technologies to connect customers with locally owned and operated service providers 24/7. Rooter-Man began franchising in 1981 and has since grown into a network of over 480 locations across the United States and Canada. 800/700-8062; www.rooterman.com.


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