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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...

Did You Know about neighbours trees in your pipes

Did you know the number of “over the fence” disputes between neighbours about tree roots in sewer pipes is multiplying. Yep, as suburban trees mature they go in search of moisture and nutrients in neighbouring properties sewer pipes, so the root systems spread in every direction in their search for sustenance. Many homeowners without a single tree on their property...

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...

Why do I need a Sewer Service Diagram?

A Sewer Service Diagram, drainage diagram or” helio” (for plumbers over 30 years old) is a map that shows where the sewer pipes run throughout your home, or commercial property. This sewer drainage diagram is available from Sydney Water, the Water authority in your capital city, a reputable plumber’s supplier or your local Council, depending on where you are in Australia! In...

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...

Tree roots in your sewer pipes are like tree root cancer.

This is a shocking headline! Tree roots in your sewer pipes are just like a tree root cancer. It will sneak up on you and block your drains if you leave it unchecked. Sure, you can have some emergency plumbing surgery, removing the affected section and rejoin your pipes. By now you know, if left unchecked, the tree root cancer will find another...

Vaporooter. Tree roots will travel to find your pipes.

Quite often a sewer blockage can be caused by the roots from trees that are not even on your property. Tree roots will travel great distances to seek moisture and nutrients readily found in sewer pipes, especially during periods of extended drought. Amazingly in some cases the roots will travel from the base of the tree upto 3 times the height...

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...

Who is responsible for these drains?

Blockages and problems with drains occur no matter what type of building you live in. Most single or multiple level houses have their own drainage systems taking the discharge from all the plumbing fixtures within the property. The owner of this  property is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of their pipes upto the point where his pipes join the council main. Rows of...