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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...

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...

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...

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...

What are the main causes of blocked drains?

Todays post is a simple one. Amazingly, 83% of all blocked drains in Australia are caused by tree roots! Cooking fats, oils and grease, human and pet hair, sanitary products, facial tissues and napkins used instead of toilet paper, dental floss and broken or collapsed pipes make up the other 17% of blocked drains. If you have repeat repeat repeat problems with your sewer pipes caused by...

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...

A tale of two drains

These 2 sewer drain  pipes with their lids removed are taking the discharge from neighbouring properties. They are surrounded by different species of large trees. Tree roots are growing into the sewer pipe through the pipe joints The drain on the left belongs to a client who, after many years of tree root blockages to her sewer pipes, grew tired of...

Tree Root Inhibiting Chemical Foam – Vaporooter

If you have roots blocking your pipes, it’s likely that you plumber will recommend a substance called tree root foam to clear your plumbing. If the root obstruction is too dense, your plumber may recommend mechanical removal of some roots before the foam is applied. The thought of adding chemicals to plumbing that carries your water is a scary one....

Tree Root Blockages: The Ongoing Problem

So, you’ve called a plumber or expert in tree root blockages, and they’ve cleared the tree roots from your pipe. They may have even replaced damaged pipes. Problem solved, right? Well, not quite because tree root blockages can turn into a constant problem. Most drain blockage solutions are only short term, there are only a few permanent ways to solve...