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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 has a Guarantee! Homeowner tells.

Some companies offer a Guarantee on their product or service and it’s just a lot of talk with un-realistic conditions. The Vaporooter Guarantee goes like this” If you have a blocked drain caused by tree roots after an application of Vaporooter, we will clear your blocked drain for free” Listen to Kari tell about that Guarantee “It’s a no brainer,...

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...

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...

Should I stay on Vaporooter? We have been blockage free for a year!

That is a great question! This 1.4 min video simply explains cost saving reasons to stay on Vaporooter!   It just makes sense. No matter where you are in Australia, if you have doubts about staying on Vaporooter, just ask us. Freecall 1800 637 600      

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....

What is a blocked drain?

A  drain is an outlet where water can be piped away from a plumbing fixture like a toilet or WC, a basin, bath or shower, a kitchen sink, laundry tubs or an external drain, known as a gully. Stormwater drains can take discharge from roofing guttering and pits and grates installed to take runoff  water collected from hard surfaces.  ...

Summer brings mysterious outbreak of blocked drains across Sydney suburbs…

…as well as NSW and the rest of Australia. With summer now here and the weather getting warmer… …there is one BIG PROBLEM that rears its ugly head at this time of the year. Mysteriously, there is often a surge in the number of cases of blocked drains and clogged sewer pipes. Some years it’s so bad, you can rightly...