The Best Features to Have on Your Septic Tank Truck

If you have a septic tank pumping business, your truck is the workhorse of your operation. In the same way you need to outfit an employee with the necessary tools to get the job done, you also should equip your septic tank truck with the right tools to work efficiently and reliably. The features and tools you add to your custom septic tank truck determine just how efficiently you can service your specific customers, and how profitable you can be along the way. Here are a few of the more common accessories and tools to consider when you purchase your next vacuum truck.  […]

Which is Better- Steel or Aluminum Vacuum Tanks?

Long-term performance and reducing maintenance costs are probably not the first criteria most people consider when purchasing septic vacuum trucks for their operation. However, it's essential to think through the maintenance cost and life expectancy of a vacuum tank – especially if you’re business relies on it to make money for the next 5, 10 or even 20 years. There is no such thing as a maintenance-free truck, but there are decisions you can make in the buying process that will give you the best chance at reducing downtime and keeping your trucks servicing customers, not to mention increasing the lifespan of your investment.  […]

The Right Vacuum Tank for Your Company

Are you trying to choose the right vacuum tank for your business but are unsure which configuration gives you the best value? If so, you’re not alone. Buying a vacuum tank and truck is a strategic investment for any pumper business. As such, choosing the right configuration and materials requires some strategic thinking on your part. With so many custom options available, why not pause and identify the tank that will provide you with the most reliable, efficient, and profitable operations, rather than simply buying the next “deal” that comes along. […]

5 Daily Checks for Slide-In Vacuum Tank Maintenance

Every trade has its own set of tools to help get the job done. But in the septic and portable restroom pumping industry, its safe to say that vacuum tanks are not simply helpful tools or machines, they are essential pieces of equipment. In fact, if you're vacuum tank breaks down for the day, so does your opportunity to make money and serve your customers. That's why it is vitally important to check your equipment on a regular basis and prevent maintenance surprises on the job site. If you operate a slide-in vacuum tank mounted on a pickup or trailer, here are five daily checks you can do before you leave the yard to make sure you're operation keeps pumping all day long.  […]

A Buyer's Guide to Slide-In Vacuum Tank Units

Understanding Slide-In Tanks A Versatile Tool for the Waste Solutions Industry For the start-up owner or the seasoned pro in the portable restroom or septic pumping business, the slide-in vacuum tank is one of the most versatile tools in the waste solutions industry.  And, even though the design of vacuum tank units hasn't changed much over the years, it's important to understand how they operate and the different configurations available to an operator or buyer. Everything from tank capacity to materials impacts how efficiently you're slide-in vacuum tank works for you.  […]

Lely Tank & Waste Solutions at the WWETT 2018 Conference

  Lely Tank & Waste Solutions -  ready for WWETT 2018! Join Lely Tank & Waste Solutions at the WWETT 2018 Show in Indianapolis, IN on February 21st – 24th. We’ll be exhibiting in Booths 5325, 5328, 5329 and 5331. So, stop by our booth if you’re in the area. We’d love to visit with you and show you our line of hard working vacuum trucks.   Here is a preview of the inventory we’ll have on display at the show:   Falcon Slide In – 300/100 gallon aluminum Hawk Portable Restroom Truck - 1250 gallon aluminum (850/400) on 2018 Ram 5500 Hawk Portable Restroom Truck - 1200 gallon steel (800/400) Pickup & Delivery Truck with 6 unit flat bed on 2018 Hino Eagle Septic Truck – 4200 gallon steel on 2018 Mack, professionally manufactured for Woody’s Septic Tank Service   If you’re looking for a partner in the septic truck or portable restroom truck industry, Lely Tanks & Waste Solutions has the experience, expertise, and service you’ve been looking for. We can’t wait to meet you on the show floor. Come and see how Lely Tanks & Waste Solutions lives out our promise to our customers:   The Right People. The Right Truck. The Right Price.     […]

How to Keep You're Vacuum Tank  Pump Turning a Profit

  The Vacuum Tank Pump The Heart of Your Operation If you're in the business of operating septic or portable restroom trucks, you know how vitally important it is to keep your equipment in working order. When something breaks down, so does your business. […]