Vacuum Truck Maintenance Category

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9 Comprehensive Training Strategies for Vacuum Truck Professionals

By jcollins / January 23, 2024 /

As vacuum truck professionals, it is essential to have a thorough understanding of vacuum truck operations and the various training strategies to elevate our skills and expertise. That is why today, our FlowMark team wants to explore these comprehensive training strategies that will help you master vacuum truck operations. Whether you are in the portable…

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Maximizing the Lifespan of Your Vacuum Truck: 6 Long-Term Care Strategies

By jcollins / December 14, 2023 /

At FlowMark Vacuum Trucks, we pride ourselves on crafting the highest quality vacuum trucks for sale in the industry. With a sprawling 150,000 square feet of manufacturing space and a team rich in experience, we understand the importance of maintaining your vacuum truck fleet for longevity. Our vacuum trucks are designed for a variety of…

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Protect Your Vacuum Truck From the Cold With These 7 Essential Winterization Tips

By jcollins / November 15, 2023 /

As winter approaches, it’s crucial to prepare your vacuum tank truck for the harsh weather conditions ahead. Freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your truck’s components, causing damage, breakdowns, and costly repairs. At FlowMark, we understand the importance of winter maintenance and offer valuable insights for keeping your investment in top condition. In this section,…

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5 Safety Protocols You Need to Follow When Working With a Vacuum Truck

By jcollins / October 30, 2023 /

Vacuum tank trucks, while they are extremely useful in construction projects and other businesses, are still pieces of heavy machinery and should be treated with the respect that they deserve. If you don’t follow the proper safety protocols, vacuum trucks can be extremely dangerous. This is especially true for vacuum trucks that can be used…

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5 Ways You Can Protect Your Portable Sanitation Business from Equipment Theft

By jcollins / May 30, 2023 /

Just like any other business, even sanitation businesses can struggle with equipment theft. This is even more true with businesses that entirely revolve around their equipment, like sanitation businesses. After all, without vacuum trucks, a portable sanitation business essentially grinds to a halt. With no equipment, operations completely cease, and getting your business back up…

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5 Essential Tips for Making Sure Your Portable Sanitation Business is Prepared for the Busy Season

By jcollins / March 23, 2023 /

Now that the warmer weather is here, it means that many seasonal events are about to be underway. Outdoor festivals, concerts, and even construction and building projects are soon going to ramp up. While these things might all seem very different, they do share one common trait: they typically require the use of portable restrooms.…

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4 Ways You Can Help Your Crew Get the Job Done in a More Timely Manner

By jcollins / January 24, 2023 /

While winter is in full swing at the moment, before you know it, spring will be here and with it, the busy season for vacuum truck operators. Maximizing the efficiency of your crew means more money in your pocket, better customer service, and improved productivity. However, getting your crew to operate in a more timely…

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Preparing Your Equipment for Winter Weather: 5 Essential Tips You Can’t Miss

By jcollins / December 29, 2022 /

No matter where you live in the United States, these past few weeks have been brutal as far as winter weather goes – and it’s only getting started. January and February are bound to hold some of the coldest temperatures yet, and if you aren’t prepared for it, your fleet of vacuum tank trucks could…

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

By jcollins / 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 jcollins / 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…