The DustRam system of equipment is a package of specialized equipment scaled to the number of operators on a removal crew.
Each system contains more than 100 individual components.
Systems start just under $52,000 for one operator and are scaled for the number of operators using the equipment.
Yes, the DustRam system in the hands of a trained contractor will offer completely dust free tile removal.
We have some examples of the DustRam system being used on our video page.
Hanging plastic is not necessary since the dust is captured the instant the dust is created.
All contractors are trained to remove all types of tile and wood flooring without hanging plastic.
The DustRam system captures the dust the instant it is created so water is not needed.
Water introduced to a floor delays any installation project due to drying time. New floors can’t be installed until the floor is completely dry.
Depending on the amount of water used and the condition of the concrete, drying can take days to even weeks to be ready for the next step.
DustRam does not use any water so the project stays completely dry.
No, DustRam is a complete system of equipment consisting of more than 100 separate components sold to contractors with flooring experience.
We do have numerous DustRam contractors in the United States available. Find a DustRam contractor by visiting the following link: https://www.dustram.com/contractors/
Typically, the owner and two operators travel to Arizona for a three-day training program.
Transportation, food and lodging is not included with the training.
On the job training is provided with detailed emphasis put on how to operate the equipment completely dust free and how to maintain the equipment.
We work with one individual that understands our equipment is so the process is smooth.
No, DustRam is not a franchise. We sell equipment packages to contractors who will run their own business. You will own your equipment.
The system can also remove adhesive, epoxy and micro toppings. The system is very versatile and can be used on many surfaces even wood subfloors.
Virtually dust free means that there will still be dust in your home.
There is over 1 pound of dust per square foot during a tile removal project. On a 500 square foot project capturing 90 percent of the dust will leave 50 pounds or more floating around your home that will end up on the walls and ceilings and in your HVAC system.
The DustRam system will capture all of the dust.
We do have videos of our system on the DustRam website. Please visit the link below.
Keep in mind there is much more to a DustRam system than the videos show. A one-man system includes more than 100 components.
Each system is scaled to the specific business by understanding how many operators will be trained to use the equipment.
The Bosch chipping hammer, DeWalt and Makita grinders are not included. We do provide part numbers for the tools needed to work with the DustRam system.
Yes, you may purchase a Nylon DustRam if you fill out our DustRam specific NDA found at the link DustRam NDA/Non-Compete.
Our NDA serves as the instructions and warranty for the DustRam attachment. Please understand the importance of a quality vacuum system with a 2” hose.
The DustRam can capture a large amount of dust and debris and can clog a small shop vacuum quickly affecting the performance of the DustRam.
Many contractors are charging what we charge for dust free removals for traditional tearouts. This allows you to charge more for a cleaner, faster, more efficient tile removal service.
Most DustRam contractors can pay off their complete system and add additional equipment in 8-12 months.