Delicate areas cannot tolerate either shovels or backhoes making RK's Industrial Vacuum the best solution.
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Projects which used to take days or even weeks and had serious associated safety concerns can now be accomplished safely, and in a matter of hours.
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The need for speed and power is just as important off the racetrack when it comes to collaborating with roofing contractors for ballast removal and re-ballast around re-roofing projects
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Industrial vacuum and pressure washing services come in many forms and often call for unconventional solutions to get the job done
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Setting the standard in roof preparation and industrial vacuum services.


RK HydroVac, Inc. is a specialized service company with over 35 years dedicated to providing an environment conducive to continuous satisfaction and improvement for our customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders.

In addition to RK providing a full line of roof preparation services, we are also experienced in industrial and commercial vacuuming such as plant cleaning and water filtration systems.

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The RK Advantage

  • Full Line of Roof Vacuuming Service
  • Longevity – Over 35 years experience!
  • Technologically Advanced Equipment
  • Capable of Handling Unique Working Requirements
  • Safety Conscious – 577 consecutive days without a recordable injury (as of 01.01.2017)
  • Professionalism
  • Quality Service and Customer Support
  • Availability

RK Roof Services

  • Ballast Removal (Single Ply and IRMA systems)
  • One Pass Dry Vacuum (BUR)
  • Wet Vacuum (BUR)
  • Ballast Removal and Re-Ballast or ‘Swap Out’
  • Solar Panel Ballast Exchange
  • Pneumatic Ballasting
  • Scarifying

Filter Media Management

Filter media replacement is a specialized job, requiring specialized knowledge to complete quickly, and properly. Whether large gravity filters or small pressure vessels, we have the industry experience to complete in just days, jobs that can take others months.

  • Filter Media Removal
  • Supply Filter Media
  • Filter Media Installation

Industrial Services

Our equipment not only allows RK to provide superior cleaning services, but we reclaim the vacuumed material as well. We can also clean, supply, and install filter media reclaiming all unwanted material.

  • Hydro-Excavating
  • Industrial Cleaning
  • Parking Lot Cleaning
  • Tank Cleaning Services