Products in Action


Thermostat Protective Cover with Key Lock Helps Prevent Tampering

With summer in full swing, is one person too hot and another too cold? Do you find visitors tamper with the building’s thermostat? STI has the solution to protect against the rising cost of utilities. Thermostat Protector with key lock helps protect thermostats and energy sensors. The cover mounts directly over the unit to prevent unwanted access yet allows authorized use with the provided key.


Safety Tips

Ask the Drain Brains: 10 Drain Cleaning Machine Safety Tips You Should Know

No matter what safety features a machine has, no machine is safer that its operator. Make sure you and your personnel are well versed in the proper safety procedures for your machine. Pay attention to what you’re doing and use common sense. Drain cleaning can be profitable and risk-free if you follow some simple safety precautions.



Stucchi Eliminates Catastrophic Damage to Waste Compactors

Stucchi announced today that the company has developed a patented Compactor Break Away Safety System or C-BASS, that mitigates the risks associated with servicing self-contained compactors by preventing catastrophic damage from accidental drive-off errors. The C-BASS system is a result of Stucchi’s 60+ years of designing and manufacturing some of the industry’s best hydraulic coupling solutions.


HEPA Filtration

AJ Manufacturing Adds Ionization to Its HEPA Filtration Tech

AJ Manufacturing has introduced two new options to its industry-leading Criti-Clean Ultra HEPA filtration units in order to combat airborne viruses more effectively such as SARS-CoV-2, as well as bacteria, mold and other pathogens. The new built-in modules include Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) Radiation and Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization.


False Fire

How Can You Prevent False Fire Alarms?

Malicious false fire alarm calls are unacceptable and put fire personnel, security officers, and citizens at risk. A proactive approach is needed to help reduce false fire alarms – and sometimes completely eliminate them – and the answer is STI’s Universal Stopper® Low Profile protective cover.


Trailer Jet

General’s Typhoon® Trailer Jet Storms Through Big Line Clogs

Great for a wide range of heavy-duty plumbing, drain cleaning, maintenance, and rental applications, the Typhoon® trailer jet from General Pipe Cleaners blows away blockages in big lines and long runs.



The Future of Electric Scissor Lifts is Here

JLG Industries, Inc., elevates the access industry once again with its now available all-electric DaVinci AE1932 scissor lift. Featuring zero hydraulics to help eliminate job site leaks and zero emissions to help control job site pollution, this 19-ft scissor lift is purpose-built for applications where stringent environmental regulations must be met.



Ask the Drain Brains: How To Clear Grease Clogs – Fast!

Nothing clears a clog for good, but the best tool to clear grease clogs quickly and easily is a Water Jet. Grease sticks to the walls of a pipe. So, when your snake punches a hole in grease to get the water flowing, you haven’t really cleared the clog completely.



Options Added to A. O. Smith Mobile App

A. O. Smith, a leader in water heating and treatment, recently announced the launch of its newly upgraded A. O. Smith Mobile App, featuring demand response and time-of-use capabilities. The app allows service professionals and homeowners to remotely monitor and control their water heater to improve performance, increase savings and reduce downtime.



Ask the Drain Brains: Finding Water Leaks

A water leak in your building can be very costly. Yet even a very small leak can be found through trying a few simple techniques and can save you from a nasty surprise from your utility company. Here are a few steps you can do before calling a plumber. The more you do now, the less it will cost you in the long run!