The Latest News and Advice from Haaker

Used Street Sweepers Can Help Maintain Communities

Street sweeping is part of every community’s daily maintenance routine. If neglected, littered debris and garbage can start piling up and eventually cause hazards to both pedestrians and motorists. Most communities employ human street sweepers who use basic cleaning tools, such as brooms and pans, for the job. While this proves effective when...
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Spotlight on the Vactor 2100i Sewer Cleaner

Incomparable. Intuitive. Individualized. Innovative. Intelligent. These are just some of the words used to describe the new Vactor 2100i, a machine that melds powerful performance with ease-of-use. Designed with a focus on ergonomics, the innovative sewer cleaner reduces operator fatigue, speeds work and lets operators focus on the work at hand instead of...
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Hydro-Excavation Tips for Our Vactor Truck Rentals

Hydro excavation equipment is essential for reaching fragile and delicate underground structures. These machines use water to do the digging for you and help you avoid the dangerous possibility of cutting through pipes or electrical lines. The hydro excavation trucks in our inventory are equipped with water heaters and produce high-pressure, low-volume streams...
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Want to Extend the Life of Your Nozzles?

Hydra-Flex designed the Ripsaw™ Rotating Turbo Nozzle and the Aqua-Rocket™ Industrial Turbo Nozzle with durability and longevity in mind. Rebuild kits are available for both nozzles for extended life and lower overall operating costs. Watch these short video tutorials to learn how to properly install your rebuild kit.

Large Commercial Properties Need Street Sweeper Rentals

As a large commercial property owner, you understand how the appearance of your entrance can affect foot traffic and profits. Clean entrances make your building look professional, which helps attract customers and more tenants for your building. Keeping your area clear of debris also helps protect your property from sewer system issues that...
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Preventing Exfiltration with Sewer Cameras

Exfiltration is a huge problem facing wastewater infrastructure and water. Caused when wastewater leaks out of sanitary sewer systems through damaged pipes or manholes, exfiltration causes contamination of surface and ground water, plus pipe structure failure due to soil support erosion. Untreated sewage from exfiltration frequently contains high levels of pollutants, including grease...
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Avoiding Biohazards When Working with Sewer Cleaning Tools

Biohazards exist everywhere. They are expelled with every sneeze and cough, cover every door handle and are present in every handshake. Their omnipotence means you must protect yourself against them, and while for most people, up-to-date vaccinations and regular hand-washing provide adequate protection, those who work around sewers have a higher risk of...
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Vacuum Truck Rental for Industrial and Municipal Applications

Vacuum trucks are uniquely engineered to pump liquid waste from oil spills, septic tanks, catch basins and similar places. While they are most often used for commercial purposes, they do have residential applications as well. Our Vactor truck rental program is used by many municipalities across the United States for waste removal, and...
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