vacuum trucks

A vacuum truck parked on the street to service a home

4 Important Things You Need to Know About Vacuum Trucks

By Autumn Huerter / May 12, 2022 /

When you are browsing around for a vacuum truck for sale, it’s important to not go in blind. Having all of the background information necessary will help you to make an informed decision. After all, vacuum trucks aren’t cheap and you will need to ensure that you are making a quality and worthwhile investment for…

Workers inspecting a row of portable restrooms

The Top 8 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Portable Restroom Business

By Autumn Huerter / April 27, 2022 /

If you are trying to break out into the portable restroom business, it is important to do some research first. While portable restrooms are certainly a necessity, especially with the outdoor event season starting up again, there are some key things you should consider prior to jumping right in. After all, high demand isn’t the…

An arrow hitting a bullseye on a target

3 Important Items to Consider When Determining Your Company’s Septic Service Goals

By Autumn Huerter / April 15, 2022 /

Every organization has to have plans and goals, determining which quotas to meet each week, each quarter, and even each year. However, there are times that approaching these long term goals can seem rather difficult or lofty, but as the old saying goes, the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a…

A portable, two way radio is the perfect tool for communicating on a job site

5 Communication Tips for Making Your Job Site Safer When Working with Vacuum Trucks

By Autumn Huerter / January 18, 2022 /

It should come to no surprise that job sites can get noisy. Between all of the equipment in operation and any noise coming from being outdoors, such as street traffic, it can be a lot to deal with. Vacuum trucks certainly aren’t the quietest pieces of machinery, either. With excess noise, it can actually get…

A group safety training going over septic pump trucks

5 Ways to Improve Employee Safety Training

By Rhiannon / November 23, 2021 /

Keeping employees motivated and engaged with safety training is extremely important. If someone slips up or shows even a little bit of complacency, it can put your whole team at risk for an accident or an injury. Not only is this bad for business, it is extremely dangerous. Safety, on any job site, should be…

A city worker operates a vacuum truck

6 Things to Look Out For When Buying Used Items

By Rhiannon / October 15, 2021 /

When it comes to purchasing used equipment, many are looking to save a dollar here and there and cut back on costs. For example, this might be an option if you are just starting out in the business and can’t afford a huge investment right out of the gate, or if you are looking for…

Vacuum trucks in Flowmark warehouse being worked on

6 Helpful Tips to Keep in Mind When Looking for Vacuum Trucks for Sale

By Rhiannon / September 15, 2021 /

If you are looking to get started in the vacuum truck business, but you aren’t sure where to start, let us help you! When browsing through vacuum trucks for sale, it is important to remember that you are making an investment for your business and your future.  When purchasing a machine of this size and…

White truck being worked on and turned into vacuum truck at Flowmark warehouse in Kansas City

How to Properly Maintain Your Industrial Vacuum Truck

By Rhiannon / July 14, 2021 /

Your industrial vacuum truck is the cornerstone of your business. It is the lifeline that keeps you on the road and working, and in turn, money moving through your account. So it’s only obvious that protecting and maintaining your key tool is incredibly essential – we here at Flowmark know this better than anyone.  So…

Multiple trucks all being worked on and manufactured into vacuum trucks at Flowmark KC

Finding the Right Vacuum Truck for Your Needs

By Rhiannon / June 30, 2021 /

  When starting off in this line of work, it can be a bit of a daunting task trying to figure out which equipment to purchase and what is best for what you want to do. After all, a vacuum truck is a big investment and you need to make sure you’re getting the right…

Red and white vacuum trucks being worked on and put together at FlowMark in Kansas City

How FlowMark KC Stands Out in The Vacuum Truck Industry

By Rhiannon / June 18, 2021 /

  For a tough industry, you have to have a tough truck – one that is reliable and able to put in not only the miles, but is also going to stand up and last through every messy, difficult job you encounter. Whether you are a septic servicer, an airport pit cleaner, work in grease…