Inside the July 2010 Issue of Cleaner

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A Marketing Mentality A Marketing Mentality
Integrated promotion programs and professional appearance and service help Advanced Hydro-Jet win in a crowded market
Product News - July 2010 Product News - July 2010
Freatured products of July
Back Breaker Back Breaker
A contractor successfully cleans 300 feet of stormwater retention tunnels in a remote mountainous region of southwest Virginia
Grouts and Sealants Grouts and Sealants
Manufacturers offer a wide range of products for stopping leaks and rehabilitating drain lines, sewer pipes and manholes
Robotic Cameras Enable Simultaneous Inspections Robotic Cameras Enable Simultaneous Inspections
The Solo small-diameter pipe inspection system from RedZone Robotics Inc. lets contractors and municipal crews inspect multiple lines simultaneously without a dedicated operator and truck.
On the Level On the Level
A Louisville contractor builds a business around replacing leaky manhole chimneys and sagging water valve boxes using an innovative technology
I&I Terminator I&I Terminator
A Colorado contractor’s camera and grouting truck helps customers get a grip on infiltration and inflow and helps him boost revenue and develop new markets
Industry News - July 2010
Dawe, Sales Manager for The Strong Company, Dies; PressurePro Partners with PeopleNet; Trojan Worldwide Issued Patent on Battery-Powered Drain Cleaner; Charles Machine Works Acquires HammerHead Trenchless; Mr. Rooter Donates Work to Ronald McDonald House Charities; Ormson, Designer of Fast-Vac, Dies at 66; Waterjet, Municipal Cleaning Expo Aug. 17-19
What Customers See
It takes more than quality work to create a positive image. It’s essential to convey professionalism in every public contact.
Taking Care of Yourself
Your own personal physical plant is just as important as your equipment. Spending time on fitness can mean better health and more energy at work.
Look Before You Lease
If you plan to lease space, take precautions that will help keep your costs down, provide flexibility and enable your business to grow.
Looking Up
Contractors seeing signs of economic recovery switch to a different mode, making plans to prosper in better times ahead
A Course in the Basics
A trenching and drilling machine maker offers practical safety advice that has broad application
An App for That?
Add-on tools for smart phones can help contractors take more efficiency along on the road. Here are a few that seem to deserve serious consideration.