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Vaporooter eradicates tree roots in drains, while inhibiting their future re-growth. The cost saving is significant. The Vaporooter process provides a simple Guarantee “If your drains, treated with Vaporooter, have a blockage caused by tree roots, We will clear the blockage for FREE”

Vaporooter kills tree roots in drains. Period.

Sanafoam Vaporooter II is a foaming mixture of herbicides which stops and prevents drain line blockages produced by tree root penetration through the pipe joints. This technology tackles the problems caused by live root infestation by attacking the roots inside the pipe. The foam containing the combination of Metham Sodium (herbicide) and Dichlobenil (growth inhibiting agent) is introduced in the...

3 reasons to use Vaporooter

Hunter Dance, Business development manager at Douglas Chemicals, the manufacturer of Sanafoam Vaporooter II, gives 3 reasons to use Vaporooter Great advice Hunter! If you want to find out if Vaporooter will help you Stop tree roots in Drains Call 1800 637 600

Neighbours tree roots growing in my pipes. Vaporooter

It can be quite frustrating when your neighbour has a beautiful big tree and its roots are growing under the fence between you and making their way under your driveway, your swimming pool, your tiled courtyard and feasting in your sewer pipes. In the interest of neighbourly relations it is very important to speak to the neighbours and work out...

Did You Know this about tree roots in sewer pipes?

Did you know that a domestic sewer pipeline is likely to have more tree root blockages than a Council sewer main. It’s true! In domestic sewer lines we use our plumbing intermittently throughout the day, this allows the tree roots to drink their “fill” in the water flow and then be able to dry out when the flow is nonexistent....

Vaporooter stops tree roots in Council drains

Tree lined streets in big cities and country towns across Australia have many benefits. and negatives. Tree roots from street trees invade the council and water authorities mains, reducing the flow and blocking the sewer mains. When it comes to blocked drains, Council manpower and budgets are stretched by tree root affected drain maintenance. There is a safe alternative! Vaporooter...

Council street trees and blocked sewer drains?

Many of our clients say that local council street trees are the cause of their blocked sewer pipes. Beautiful specimens like the London plane tree, Hills weeping fig (ficus microcarpa. var.) and Paperbark (melaluca)  all have extensive tree root systems that thrive on the moisture and nutrients flowing through our household sewer pipes out to the sewer mains in the street.   The roots...

What is a pipe drainoscopy?

If you’re a regular visitor to this blog, you’ve heard of a Drainoscopy! So what is a drainoscopy? A drainoscopy is when our technicians survey the inside of your drains with our high-tech specialised camera equipment. The drainoscopy equipment is inserted into your drains through a suitable opening. Having a drainage diagram on hand will help us find that suitable...

Tree roots grow through pipe joints to block your sewer.

Todays post is very simple! In 98% of blocked drains caused by tree roots, the roots grow through the pipe joints to get into your sewer line. The rarely enter the pipeline through the pipes themselves. Older sewers made of terracotta or earthenware pipes usually 600-900mm (2-3foot) long, have sand cement joints and it’s through these joints that the roots grow....

I should have used Vaporooter years ago!

“Why didn’t I do this years ago!” This exclamation was recently made by an old client who has an investment property with tree root blockages in the sewer 3-4 times a year. The block of 6 flats in inner Sydney has been plagued by sewer blockages caused by tree roots. Every time the ground floor flats had a blockage, the tenants would...