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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...

Nightmare Christmas…will this happen to you?

Christmas is fast approaching… …and I’ll let you in on a little “trade secret”… …that I guarantee will make me very unpopular with a lot of emergency plumbers!     You see, Christmas tends to be a busy time for emergency plumbers getting called out to deal with blocked drains caused by tree roots!   Why?  Well when you think...

Tree Root Blockage Basics

Has this happened to you? You notice that your sinks are draining slowly so you call a plumber. After some examination your plumber tells you that you don’t have an ordinary drain blockage. He says that tree roots are growing in your pipes. What does that mean? Well- here’s a little of why it happened, and what you can expect....

Tree Root Removal From Pipes Without Using Chemicals

There are two surefire ways to remove tree roots from pipes and protect plumbing from further tree root intrusion. One: dig up the pipes, cut out the section that hold the roots, and replace the plumbing with new, root resistant pipes. And two: completely remove all plants that could grow into plumbing. Unfortunately, these options are all but infeasible to...

Preventing Damage to Trees

For the most parts, trees are a big bonus to property values. They make the land more attractive, they hold down topsoil and they give shade. Many of the positive qualities of the trees get ignored the second a root system infiltrates a pipeline. Some people will do anything to rid their pipes of root blockages, including the destruction of...

5 Things You Can Do To Prevent Blocked Drains

Here are a few measures that go a long way to prevent roots from infiltrating and destroying your pipes. Use pipes made of Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) for new and replacement drains. PVC pipes are strong enough to repel the tree roots. Experts agree that PVC is the best material for reducing the risk of tree root blockages. Don’t plant trees...

5 Ways to Clear Tree Roots From Pipes

Rodding: Plumbers stick a ratchet (a bar with teeth) down your pipe to break up the root block. Then they send another bar down to cut and clear the debris. Jetting: Plumbers will use a hose with a special nozzle to direct a powerful jet of water at the block. With jetting, there is a big risk that the jet...

Clogged Drain or Tree Root Damage? Time for Vaporooter

Vaporooter is the perfect solution to remove tree roots in sewer pipes. When used in repeated applications to remove tree roots from sewer lines, Vaporooter approaches the level of 100 percent effective in tree root control. No process to remove tree roots in pipes and away from foundations has proven to be nearly as effective or efficient. Vaporooter is delivered...

Tree Root Damage Prevented With Vaporooter

No one wants to have to deal with tree roots in sewer pipes and in the process of trying to address the problem when it occurs, tree root damage can be a common problem. To achieve effective removal of roots in drains and address a tree root problem, nothing has been proven to be nearly as effective as Vaporooter. Vaporooter...

Sanafoam Vaporooter II versus traditional methods of dealing with root infiltration

Tree root infiltration in the sewage pipes can lead to the blockage of and overflow in the draining system, the destruction of the system itself and even the replacing and relining of the pipes. The traditional methods of dealing with this problem involve short-term fixing, not long-term solutions and prevention. The most widespread traditional method of dealing with a live...