Inside the May 2010 Issue of Cleaner

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Visual Assist
Perry Fish of Electric Eel Sewer & Drain Specialists outs a new twist on cleaning as part of an effort to thrive in a challenging boom-and-bust market area
Industry News - May 2010
McElroy Adds Build and Price Internet Feature; Mr. Rooter Named to AllStar Franchise List; Sewage, Wastewater Construction at Record Levels; SPIR STAR Promotes Blalock to Outside Sales Rep; Millers Win Flat Screen TV from 1-800-PLUMBER
Built for Big Jobs
Manufacturers describe their largest and most powerful cable machines for clearing rough blockages in larger-diameter lines
Off the Deep End
A complex hydroexcavating and pipe bursting job repairs a broken and blocked sewer lateral underneath a swimming pool
Multitaskers
Three Vac-Con combination trucks give Russell Reid productive performance and high job site flexibility
Ever Independent
Kyle Baxter has never worked for a paycheck – always for himself. His growing business prospers on sharp marketing and word-of-mouth built on quality service.
Online Contracts
If you sell goods or services online, you need to give buyers a way to understand and accept your terms and conditions
Beating That Obstacle
Getting where we want to go often means investing a little time and energy to step outside our comfort zone and take on a challenge
Teach Your Children
Financial literacy is a badly neglected educational need. There are places you can turn to help your kids learn to handle money and build wealth.
Crawler-Based System Combines CCTV and GPR Inspection
SewerVUE Technology Corp. has released a robot-mounted, in-pipe inspection system that incorporates CCTV with ground-penetrating radar (GPR).
Drains 101
Contractors find that teaching customers the dos and don’ts of drain maintenance helps build a professional image and leads to more maintenance agreements
The Hazards of Traffic
OSHA requires protective measures to protect employees from being struck by passing vehicles
Getting Connected
Web-based technology provides new ways for cleaning contractors to store, organize and share information and simplify business operations
Working as a Couple
An installer’s spouse and partner tells about the joys and challenges of operating a business while keeping a household and raising a family
Product News - May 2010
Featured products of May