Autumn Huerter

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5 Key Advantages of Switching to Electrical Equipment

By Autumn Huerter / November 29, 2022 /

In this current day and age, one of the most common topics of discussion is the possibility of converting to electric vehicles and other electric equipment. There could be several reasons behind wanting to make this change. One of the biggest reasons is that currently, diesel fuel is over $5/gallon on average in the United…

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4 Tips to Help You Purchase the Right Vacuum Truck

By Autumn Huerter / November 14, 2022 /

When investing in the equipment you need for your business, it is important to make sure you are buying the right products. The moment you begin to research vacuum trucks for sale, it won’t take you long to realize that they aren’t cheap. They are an investment in your business and one that you should…

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Time is Money: 4 Ways to Cutback on Downtime at Your Pumping Business

By Autumn Huerter / October 25, 2022 /

If there is one thing that business owners strive for, it’s to save money and run as efficiently as possible. This is especially true for small or family owned companies. If you are the owner-operator of a septic service business, you are aware of just how expensive a new vacuum truck for sale can be.…

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5 Fleet Maintenance Planning Tips You Need to Implement Immediately

By Autumn Huerter / October 14, 2022 /

As we move closer and closer to the winter months, there is one thing that needs to be on everyone’s priority list: fleet maintenance. If you don’t want to find yourself unexpectedly browsing through vacuum trucks for sale come spring, then you need to ensure you have your fleet prepared. Unfortunately, maintenance planning isn’t just…

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Safety When Working in Construction Zones

By Autumn Huerter / September 22, 2022 /

Safety should always be your first priority, especially when operating an industrial vacuum truck. There is always a certain level of risk associated with handling heavy machinery, but that risk grows exponentially when in a construction environment. Did you know that of the 156 pedestrian fatalities that occur in work zones, 32% are workers? Also,…

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4 Key Signs You’re Ready to Invest in a New Vacuum Truck

By Autumn Huerter / September 15, 2022 /

Making the decision to purchase new equipment can be a big one. There are a lot of factors to consider, especially when it comes to the price tag associated with getting a new vacuum truck. You want to make sure that you are really ready to take on that sort of investment. When browsing for…

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4 Ways You Can Help Prevent Employee Burnout in the Portable Sanitation Industry

By Autumn Huerter / August 22, 2022 /

In this day and age, the idea of achieving work life balance is now more prevalent than ever before. Employee burnout is very real across the board, especially in light of the ongoing stress from the pandemic. Thanks to issues such as supply chain interruptions, rising gas prices, high unemployment, and more, it puts a…

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Wanting to Grow Your Septic Service Business? 6 Industry Tips You Need to Know

By Autumn Huerter / August 15, 2022 /

When it comes to owning and operating a septic service business, it is important to set goals. Many businesses strive for growth, as this typically directly translates into more money going into the company. However, growing a company and a clientele list is always easier said than done. That is why it is vital to…

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Sanitizing vs Disinfecting: What to Know When Servicing Portable Restrooms

By Autumn Huerter / July 25, 2022 /

As we all know, servicing a portable restroom with one of your vacuum tank trucks is a pretty dirty job. This process usually takes several steps, including washing, disinfecting, and sanitizing. Working with or around human waste is no joke, and skipping steps can lead to a biohazard exposure. This can put workers as well…

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6 Ways to Better Help Onboard Your Service Technicians

By Autumn Huerter / July 15, 2022 /

When hiring technicians to operate an industrial vacuum truck, it is important that they get onboarded properly. Of course the primary point of logic behind this is safety, however, another major factor includes preventing turnover. About ⅓ of all new employees quit their job within the first six months. While there might be a handful…