Successful drain cleaning requires managers to understand technician needs

January 14, 2019

Most maintenance and engineering departments rely on drain cleaning equipment to perform preventive and reactive tasks on sinks, toilets, drains and piping. 

While technicians might not need the equipment 24/7, it is essential that they have access to the right type of equipment — whether it’s a sectional machine, closet auger, snake, or water ram — when the need arises, according to an article from Facilities Maintenance Decisions on the FacilitiesNet website.

Successfully providing technicians with the most effective drain cleaning equipment requires that managers understanding the most common types of equipment, as well as the specific tasks and challenges technicians face.

Managers and technicians have a range of equipment considerations. Manual snakes, snake augers, and cable machines for toilet, sink, and tub traps are the most common mechanical options for more stubborn clogs.

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