Drain Cleaning Water Jetters
Noosa plumbers, other professionals, and Sunshine Coast homeowners often rent drain cleaning equipment and water jetters for their needs. This means that the rental industry for such items is considerably profitable. Proper drain cleaning equipment is necessary, but not often used, which makes it the perfect rental choice for so many.
There is broad appeal for such equipment, including water jetters that clean drains when they are clogged. For emergency plumbing, from sinks to clogged toilets and more, even professional Noosa plumbers and building managers will rent equipment to get the job done. The better the equipment, the more likely it is to be rented for such purposes making the owner a tidy profit.
However, rental stores need to follow a few steps before investing in such equipment, such as the following;
- Train customers in safely using the equipment
- Inspect equipment to ensure it is operating properly
- Maintain equipment, such as replacing worn parts
Effective safety training does not take long but is a vital part of the renting process to help minimize injury to the user and damage to the equipment. For rental companies that do not offer safety training, they put themselves at risk of endangering the customer, damaging the equipment, and being sued in case of an accident.
Rental companies should include a variety of cables to address the different sizes of drains. This means investing in cables that run from 3/8th of an inch up to four inches or more. Large cables are usually for sewage blockage and may run over 100 feet in length. Having extra spools of cables handy is also recommended.
Rental companies need to inspect their drain cleaning equipment for worn parts and clean them regularly, so they maintain their efficiency. Safety should be the primary concern of those who rent such equipment.
Why Emphasise Plumbing Safety?
Proper safety of drain cleaning equipment, such as water jetters for example starts with ensuing the devices are operating as designed. However, most accident occur when the equipment is not used properly. Safety training is paramount for those who rent equipment, whether those who use them are residents or professionals.
Water jetters are excellent for cleaning drains that are lined with grease sludge and similar substances. This is because they remove the grease from the drain itself and not just poke a hole in the middle of the stoppage. When used on a regular basis, water jetters are the perfect preventative maintenance tool.
Cable style machines, when used correctly, are quite safe. It is recommended that the user wear latex gloves under a pair of leather staple gloves for maximum protection. Wearing the proper clothing when operating the machinery reduces the chances of accidents from occurring.
When combined with proper safety training in the use of the machines, it reduces accidents and mishaps to a minimum. Taking the proper steps ensures that those who use the equipment, from professionals such as Noosa plumbers to those who have never seen cable drain cleaning or water jetters before, safe and protected.