Freddy’s Ready to Dive into Plumbing Consulting Services

Posted by Katie Breeden on Jun 6, 2019 11:29:06 AM

Freddy’s Ready rooter and sewer services opened its doors in 1948. Many things have changed since the company first went into business, but owner Reggie Crawford knows that unlike the pipes he works in and around, it only gets better with time. Headquartered in Minnesota, the Freddy’s Ready team has gained years of insight into the plumbing and drain cleaning needs of the region. While the company specializes in rooting, drain clearing and cross bore inspection services, Freddy’s Ready stands out in the industry by adding consulting services. Leveraging almost a lifetime of knowledge, Reggie’s team has found the offering unexpectedly rewarding.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

The Drain Game: Obstructions Edition

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Apr 25, 2019 12:37:39 PM
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Topics: Quiz

The Fight Against Pipe Corrosion

Posted by Nicole Lygo on Apr 18, 2019 2:06:21 PM

Plumbers and drain cleaners are no strangers to corrosion. In fact, they deal with corrosion and its effects on household and commercial plumbing day-in and day-out. Corrosion is one of the most costly sources of infrastructure and equipment damage in the world. In 2007, the Federal Highway Administration reported to Congress that corrosion cost the United States $442 billion annually. For the average homeowner though, corrosion is rarely the biggest maintenance concern, but it can make a big impact on the safety and livability of a house and its plumbing. As plumbers it is our responsibility to decipher the type of corrosion our clients are dealing with and help them combat any issues that it can cause before it becomes a visible problem.

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Topics: Inspection System, Problem-solving

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affects Your Plumbing Businesses

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Apr 2, 2019 2:39:45 PM

In December 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed, giving small businesses such as plumbing and drain cleaning operations access to some beneficial tax code changes. In print, the TCJA runs 274 pages—too long to outline in a blog. However, the essential changes include

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Topics: Business Series, The Drain Business

Why You Need an Employee Handbook

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Mar 26, 2019 1:36:37 PM

Growing your plumbing business presents many challenges, but building a reliable, trustworthy and dedicated team is usually one of the biggest. Employees must be willing to do everything it takes to do the job, while still staying safe and protecting themselves and your company. For your budding plumbing or drain cleaning company to succeed, you need to have straightforward expectations in place for your employees. They should know what you require from them and what they can expect from you.

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Topics: Business Series, The Drain Business

Jetter Components 101

Posted by Katie Breeden on Mar 14, 2019 5:36:42 PM

Jetters are an essential sewer and drain cleaning tool built to blast through soft obstructions like grease and sludge or melt through frozen lines. Each jetter consists of a motor, hose, pump and nozzle; and each attribute must be considered when purchasing a jetter. But none is more customizable than the jetter nozzle. Jetter nozzles are specialized to perform debris breaking and line clearing, and different designs all have individual advantages that impact price and use.

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Topics: Jetter, Pro Tip, Resources

WWETT 2019 Recap

Posted by MyTana on Feb 27, 2019 12:27:07 PM

MyTana returned to Indianapolis last week for the 2019 WWETT Show, the world's largest annual trade show for wastewater and environmental service professionals. We want to thank everyone who stopped by; we couldn't have done it without you!

This year was a great one with two new products on display:

 

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Topics: Product Spotlight, Trade Shows

How to Change a Reel

Posted by MyTana on Feb 12, 2019 8:22:00 AM

Drain lines come in a variety of sizes, so many plumbers and drain cleaners find themselves changing reels midday or even mid-job. While some manufacturers attach reels with brackets and screws, MyTana cable machines all come with quick-change drive springs. Following the steps below, you can change your reel without any tools in under two minutes.

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Topics: Pro Tip, Cable Machine

Visit MyTana at WWETT 2019–Booth 5124

Posted by MyTana on Feb 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

MyTana returns to Indianapolis February 21-23 for the WWETT Show, the world's largest annual trade show for wastewater and environmental service professionals. Visit MyTana at Booth 5124 to test drive our family of drain cleaning and inspection equipment, which includes cable machines, drain jetters, plumber cameras and locators. We’ll also be showcasing our full selection of replacement cables, blades, nozzles and other accessories that fit all major manufacturer brands.

Products on display include:

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Topics: Product Spotlight, Trade Shows

One Drain Machine for Multiple Applications? Your Wish is Granted.

Posted by MyTana on Feb 5, 2019 8:10:00 AM

From sink to sewer lateral, it’s your job to identify issues, clear obstructions and repair defects in all the interconnected piping that feeds into municipal sewers. That’s a lot of pipes of different sizes to service and, as a plumbing or drain cleaning professional, you’ve probably encountered everything you can imagine–from the usual suspects like grease and hair to the more obscure like toys or utensils.

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Topics: Cable Machine, Product Spotlight

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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