"Because we manage all SWPPP compliance activities at our clients’ job
sites, we believe in installing silt fence that works. We’re
big believers in the tommy Silt Fence Machine, and the whole
concept of eliminating the use of failure-prone trenches for
silt fence installation---because it’s simply a better
A more cost-effective way, a more productive way, and a way
that provides better compliance for our clients---what else can
I say? We love the tommy. Two years of daily, high volume, heavy-duty
use has proven the tommy to be an absolutely reliable workhorse.
It’s never let us down.
Silt fence wouldn’t be the much-maligned BMP that it
is today if more installers used the tommy."
Robert C. Adair
Construction EcoServices, LLC
"I bought my first tommy in ’98 and second in 2000.
probably installed a couple of million feet of silt fence, so
we’ve definitely challenged it in as many ways as possible.
Some of these soils in California are nearly impenetrable, but
we get it done with the tommy. It just plain works great."
M-IV Equipment Rental Inc.
Santa Paula, CA
"The durability, ease of operation, and ability to install
large amounts of fence per day with a two-man crew, made the
tommy a wise choice when considering our method for installation.
We purchased a tommy May 2003 and have installed in some of the
worst conditions Florida has to offer; the machine has hit everything
from engine blocks to refrigerators with no damage to the machine.
I attribute our growth over the past year to the tommy and plan
to purchase another in the future."
Twin Oaks Environmental
Winter Park, FL
"I’ve owned my tommy for 5 ½ years. It’s
been nearly maintenance free. We run it for 2 businesses and
just haven’t had any downtime. It works wonderful. It has
reduced handwork tremendously over trenching- no backfilling
and fighting the wind."
Stella, North Carolina
"I purchased the tommy in 1997 as I anticipated potential growth
of the erosion control industry. We’ve grown by leaps and
bounds since then, and the tommy has led the way. We run the
heck out of it and it just keeps working. It goes into very hard
ground and doesn’t take much H.P. It’s also important
that we can use it on different equipment, which really gives
Valley Erosion Control
Inner Grove Heights, Minnesota
"I absolutely love the tommy. We’re working less
hours and servicing more clients. The tommy stays in the ground,
and the guys aren’t fighting fabric against the wind all
day long, like we were with prefab. And, there’s just minor
maintenance over a year. We couldn’t be happier."
"I’ve had the tommy for five years now, and never
had any problems on my sites, even with the stringent North Carolina
regs. We run a couple of different companies, but with the tommy
I can send out a relatively inexperienced crew and still get
great looking fence. It gives us a very professional look with
tight, non-sagging fence."
Pressure Works Inc
Charlotte, North Carolina