Protect Your Investment: Inspection Camera Maintenance

Posted by Nicole Lygo on Jan 30, 2019 9:23:00 AM

Push cameras can cost a pretty penny. So when you shell out that much for a piece of equipment, you should protect it. Our camera maintenance video shows tips for protecting your machine and how to take care of it before jobs.

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Topics: Inspection System, Pro Tip, Resources

Every Chopper Needs a Throttle

Posted by MyTana on Jan 22, 2019 5:43:21 PM

In the training manual Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Riding by Conrad Dent (not to be confused with the iconic American novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig), Dent explains that riders need to be, “equipped to handle unforeseen conditions.” Although Dent is talking about motorcycle riding, he could just as easily be describing a day on the job of a plumber and drain cleaning professional working a cable machine through a drain line.

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Topics: Cable Machine, Product Spotlight

Mobility: Keeping Drain Cleaners and Plumbers On the Go

Posted by Katie Breeden on Jan 3, 2019 4:47:43 PM

Being a plumber or drain cleaner means being mobile. From switching between cleaning, jetting or inspecting tasks to traveling from job site to job site, this profession depends on your mobility, so your equipment should support being on the go. You can’t do your job without your equipment, and you can’t use your equipment if you can’t get it out of your truck. Staying injury free also plays a large role in keeping you going, so portability considerations help you make obstacles easier on yourself and on your equipment.

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Topics: Inspection System, Jetter, Problem-solving, Pro Tip, Cable Machine, Resources

Make 2019 the Best Year Yet

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Dec 26, 2018 6:41:47 PM

What’s your strategy for a successful 2019? Here’s a list of nine things you can do to grow your plumbing and drain cleaning business. Make 2019 a year for the record books!

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Topics: Business Series, The Drain Business

The Drain Game: Health and Hygiene Edition

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Dec 18, 2018 1:18:10 PM
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Topics: Quiz

Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Municipal Inspection System

Posted by Noor Al-Muhaifeed on Dec 4, 2018 7:58:00 AM

If you’re responsible for sewer and manhole inspection for a small town or a rural community, it’s likely that you don’t have the same budget or resources as larger municipalities. You might think the only way to get inspection capability is through expensive equipment. However, if you know which factors to look for, inspection capability doesn’t have to be a budget breaker—in fact, compared to hiring an inspection contractor, it can save your town money in the long run. Consider the following factors when evaluating your options.

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Topics: Inspection System, Resources

Business Series: Website Design Basics for Plumbers and Drain Cleaners

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Nov 27, 2018 4:57:44 PM

Your website creates the first impression many customers will have of your business. Thankfully, designing an attractive and professional website is easier than ever, and following a few simple rules can keep your site looking neat, put together, and approachable. This article is second in a two part series. Check out Developing Your Business Website for tips and tricks on how to start building your website and the information you should include.

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Topics: Resources, Business Series

Taking Advantage of Section 179

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Nov 6, 2018 4:16:35 PM

The year is nearing its end. Have you taken advantage of the tax breaks available to plumbers and drain cleaners?

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Topics: Business Series, The Drain Business

The Drain Game: Cleanouts Edition

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Oct 30, 2018 1:49:39 PM
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Topics: Quiz

Business Series: Developing a Plumbing Website

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Oct 23, 2018 1:59:35 PM

Not too long ago, people relied on word of mouth or the phone book to find a plumber or drain cleaner. Now, customers are more likely to search online. If you don’t have a website, you may be overlooked. In fact, research shows six out of ten consumers expect businesses to have an online presence, and more than half of these consumers head straight to a company’s website when they want information.

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Topics: Business Series, The Drain Business

About MyTana

MyTana is a full-service manufacturer of drain cleaning and inspection equipment, including cable machines, drain jetters and plumber cameras. The company also offers cables, blades, nozzles and other accessories for plumbers and drain cleaners. By selling direct, MyTana is able to maintain competitive pricing while offering a high level of personalized service and support. MyTana equipment is factory-direct and American made.

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