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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…

A fleet of vacuum tank trucks driving in snowy conditions

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,…

An employee putting on a hard hat before going to work with vacuum tank trucks

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…

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Upgrade Your Vacuum Truck Fleet?

By jcollins / July 26, 2023 /

When you’ve got a vacuum truck fleet and you see a new vacuum truck for sale, it can be tempting to go out and purchase a new truck to add to your collection. Keeping your fleet up to date is important after all! However, it’s equally as important to understand your budget, understand your company’s…

Vacuum tank trucks servicing a portable restroom unit

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.…

An icy windshield on a vacuum tank truck

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…

An outdoor portable restroom

Sanitizing vs Disinfecting: What to Know When Servicing Portable Restrooms

By jcollins / 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…

The open highway on a hot summer day

6 Helpful Tips for Tank Driving in the Upcoming Summer Heat

By jcollins / March 23, 2022 /

Spring is in the air, and while the temps might be mild now, we all know what is on the horizon: heat. It feels like it doesn’t take long for the triple digit weather to approach, especially depending on where you live in the United States. That being said, it’s best to get your vacuum…

Front office staff and a vacuum truck operator shake hands

5 Ways to Promote a Better Working Relationship Between Office Staff and Field Employees

By jcollins / March 15, 2022 /

When working with heavy machinery such as vacuum tank trucks, it is vital to have employees that work as a team. When you have conflicts between employees, especially regarding office staff and field crew, hiccups are going to happen. Mistakes can be costly, including damaging your company’s reputation and leaving customers feeling dissatisfied with their…