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How can Vaporooter help save time and money?

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”

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...

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...

How much does Vaporooter cost?

By now you know that Vaporooter delivers results that are unmatched by any other method of tree root control in sewer pipes and you want to try it but 1 question remains. How much does it cost? So, with  your sewer service diagram and a good knowledge of your  property, measure the length of sewer pipeline from top to bottom, including...

Vaporooter The History

>Sanafoam Vaporooter  was created  in the late 1960′s and has been a major contributor in big cities and small across North America to maintain  their sewer systems. In 2010, whilst attending the Pumper and Cleaner Expo in Louisville Kentucky, I worked and trained with Hunter Dance one of the key Vaporooter personnel. Watch this short youtube video and listen as Hunter tells some of...

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....

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...

Symptoms of a blocked drain

As our summer rolls on and the easter break approaches and we get together with our family and friends, keep an eye out for some of those vital symptoms that indicate you have a slow or blocked drain. Make it a holiday break  to remember for the right reasons,  rather than needing to call an emergency plumber to rescue you...