Building a Manhole Rehabilitation Business

Former teachers continue learning and evolving with technology while making a name in the manhole rehab industry

Building a Manhole Rehabilitation Business

Roberto Lopez jackhammers surface material around a manhole at the start of a rehabilitation project in Davenport, Iowa.

It may seem far-fetched that two former physical education teachers would make abrupt career changes and build a multimillion-dollar-a-year manhole rehabilitation business, but that’s exactly what Kim and Lawrence Vallow did in 1982. 

The couple’s blueprint for success was...

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