Keeping Proper Payroll for a Septic Contracting Business

Keeping Proper Payroll for a Septic Contracting Business

Payroll for a construction industry company should be a special consideration for management and ownership. The “boots on the ground” are much more difficult to find within the industry – the finite number of properly bonded and insured employees with the proper experience limit the amount of turnover that any company can handle. Management and [...]

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Water Cannon Poly Drive Cleaning Machines

Water Cannon Poly Drive Cleaning Machines

Water Cannon Poly Drive cleaning machines are the most durable High Volume GPM pressure washers ever designed and made for commercial and industrial cleaning applications. As such, they are heavily used by the military, cruise line industry, food processors and other harsh continuous duty applications. The units are equipped with a Gates Poly Drive long [...]

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Your Primary Concern

Your Primary Concern

Whether you’re pulling the pumper rig back into the home parking lot after a long day or just starting the engine on a cool morning, it always brings a good feeling to know that your primary and secondaries have been inspected and maintained. Primary and secondary shut off valves are easily dismissed as having “always [...]

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Vactor HXX ParaDIGm® Vacuum Excavator Truck Named Top 100 Finalist for 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards

Vactor HXX ParaDIGm® Vacuum Excavator Truck Named Top 100 Finalist for 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards

Federal Signal Corporation, parent company to Vactor Manufacturing, the industry leader in vacuum excavators, sewer and catch basin cleaners, and industrial vacuum loaders, is a Top 100 Finalist for the 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards, out of a pool of 643 blue-chip corporations, startups and other businesses. The awards recognize the most innovative new products and [...]

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Clean and Neat

Clean and Neat

Pumper truck operators understand the constant pressure of getting a septic tank pumped, putting the hoses and tools away, wrapping up details with the customer and getting on down the road to the next job site. A little attention to detail throughout this ritual can make a considerable difference. Likewise, a rushed and inconsistent workflow [...]

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Spotlight on Thomas H. Erb & Sons, Inc. in Lititz, PA

Spotlight on Thomas H. Erb & Sons, Inc. in Lititz, PA

Thomas H. Erb & Sons, Inc., located in Lititz Pennsylvania, started out as Erb’s Septic Services when Thomas Erb returned home from serving in the Korean War. The company is now being run by Thomas’ son, Ray T. Erb as president, and grandson, Thomas R. Erb as vice president. For this month’s Spotlight, we spoke [...]

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Getting Over Payroll Humps in the Septic Industry

Getting Over Payroll Humps in the Septic Industry

Payroll issues are especially important to keep at bay in the septic industry because of the on-time nature of the industry. If you are a small business owner in the septic industry, you will need to monitor the payroll process on a regular basis in order to ensure the satisfaction of your employees, and as [...]

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Raska Sewer Service & Portable Toilet Rental LLC in Osceola, Wisconsin

Raska Sewer Service & Portable Toilet Rental LLC in Osceola, Wisconsin

Located in Osceola, Wisconsin, which is less than 40 miles from Minnesota’s Twin Cities, Raska Sewer Service & Portable Toilet Rental, LLC has been thriving for the past 17 years. It was started by Keith Raska in 1999 and has remained a family business. We had the pleasure of speaking with Keith and hearing about [...]

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General Pipe Cleaners Employee Celebrates 50 Years

General Pipe Cleaners Employee Celebrates 50 Years

General Pipe Cleaners, a division of General Wire Spring, is proud to announce that Russell Javorsky celebrated his 50th anniversary of employment with the company August 30, 2016. Russell started at General in 1966 at the age of 17 as a graduate of South Vocational High School, located across the street from General’s former facility [...]

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2016-2017 Buyers’ Guide

2016-2017 Buyers’ Guide

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Harris Water Main and Sewers

Harris Water Main and Sewers

Harris Water Main and Sewers has been serving the plumbing needs of New York City for nearly a century. Established by Abraham Harris in 1918, just after World War I, the company began with a single crew and focused primarily on internal plumbing. Upon his return from serving in WWII, Abraham’s son, Paul, pursued studies [...]

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Insurance Concerns for Pumpers/Septic Contractors

Insurance Concerns for Pumpers/Septic Contractors

Companies benefit in many ways from a proper relationship with an insurance company; however, having good insurance is especially important to owners of pumpers and septic contractors. The potential downside that insurance covers for this industry is well worth the premium levied, and the protection given can save a business. Below are a few of [...]

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Improving Restroom Contracting Options in a Housing Boom

Improving Restroom Contracting Options in a Housing Boom

Contractors have a unique opportunity to participate in the new economy that is rising out of the ashes of the 2008 housing crisis. Housing starts have completely recovered from that time, and well-placed contractors are taking full advantage of that fact. How do you leverage your current connections and information to get your piece of [...]

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