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Author: Rick Cano

Maintaining and Restoring Porous Pavement

Porous surfaces have been growing at a double-digit rate in the last several years as a Best Management Practice (BMP) to deal with stormwater runoff. These surfaces have proven their efficacy in diminishing both the volume of water and the contaminants that contribute to the

5 Tips to Ensure Safe Sewer Cleaning

High-pressured equipment can be dangerous unless operators are well trained and fully understand the potential consequences of minor/major worksite oversights. Understanding efficient safe sewer cleaning can go a long way in ensuring operators are safe and city sewers are clean. Tip #1: Set the Scene

Kent WA & PDX Open House Recap

On August 18th in Kent, WA and August 20th in Portland, OR we hosted our annual Open House events to honor YOU, our valued customers, and showcase our extraordinary equipment! Among the top-notch equipment shown were the NEW R-Series RC Mower, Bandit Woodchippers & Stump

Rent or Buy

Rent or Buy: What’s Best For Your Business?

The decision to rent or to buy equipment will make a huge difference in construction operations, project management, and the budget. The choice may vary from one company to the next. But the factors that mainly drive the cost vs. benefit analysis are: Your project

Understanding Nozzles

Understanding Nozzles

Understanding nozzles and how they work is a key step to cleaning a line successfully and efficiently. Knowing the proper use of each nozzle ensures that you always select the right one for the job. First, it’s important to note that it may take up to 10

Sweeper Pre-Trip Checklist: Crosswind and Crosswind1

One of the quickest things an operator can do to increase the longevity of their machine is to perform a pre-trip inspection before every job. In doing so, they can prevent buildup of dirt or leaves in the machine that could compromise the function of

Tips for Efficient Sweeping

Efficient sweeping takes more than turning on the machine and heading out to the jobsite. Owen Equipment’s Service Support Manager Greg Read has provided tips that will help you sweep your best through the year. Gutter broom adjustment: The burn pattern should not be 360