Tips and Tricks for the RENSSI Drain Cleaning Equipment

Tips and Tricks for the RENSSI Drain Cleaning Equipment


The RENSSI drain cleaning package is a versatile and efficient solution designed to tackle various types of issues in different plumbing systems. This package typically includes a range of tools such as flexible shafts, chain knockers, and drill heads, making it ideal for both residential and commercial applications. Key features often found in RENSSI packages are:

  • Flexible Shafts: These allow the tools to navigate through pipes of different diameters with ease.
  • Chain Knockers: Available with or without carbide teeth, these are essential for clearing tough blockages.
  • Drill Heads: These attachments enable the use of a power drill to enhance the cleaning process, providing more power and efficiency.

Essential Tips for Using the RENSSI Package

1. Always Run Your Flexible Steel Shaft with Your Drill Going Forward at Medium Torque

When using the RENSSI drain cleaning package, it’s crucial to ensure that your drill is set to run forward at the most powerful mode and then adjust the torque depending on the cable size (use medium torque for 1/4" and 5/16" and full torque for 3/8" and 1/2"). This setting provides the optimal balance of power and control, helping to navigate the flexible shaft through bends and tight spots in the pipes without causing damage or getting stuck. Running the drill forward ensures that the cleaning action is directed effectively against the clog.

2. Always Try Your Cable Before Putting It in a Drain

Before inserting the cable into the drain, test it to ensure it is functioning correctly. This can be done by running the cable outside the drain to check for any kinks, bends, or other issues that might impede its operation. Testing the cable beforehand can prevent potential problems once it's inside the pipe, ensuring a smoother and more efficient cleaning process.

3. If You Will Do a Long Run, Remove the Cable from the Barrel

For longer drain cleaning runs, it’s advisable to remove the cable from the carrier. This reduces the resistance and friction that can occur when the cable is tightly coiled. By extending the cable fully, you can maintain better control and ensure that it reaches deeper into the drain, effectively clearing blockages that are further away from the entry point.

4. How to Clean the Cable

Proper maintenance of the RENSSI tools, especially the cable, is essential for their longevity and performance. After each use, put vegetable oil at the top of the cable and then make it spin until the oil comes out from the other end. 

Maintenance and Care

To prolong the lifespan of your RENSSI drain cleaning tools, follow these maintenance tips:

  • Regular Cleaning: After each use, clean the tools thoroughly to remove any debris. This prevents rust and ensures they remain effective for future use.
  • Lubrication: Apply a suitable lubricant to the flexible shafts and chain knockers periodically. This helps maintain their flexibility and prevents corrosion.

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