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Our Plumbers, Drain Techs and Septic Service people all carry the Roto-Rooter line of products.


Why Do I Need RootX? Tree Roots

Roots from trees and shrubs frequently find their way into drain lines and sewer pipes through extremely small cracks, holes or poorly sealed joints. These tiny root hairs if not properly controlled can continue to grow inside your lines, blocking water flow and even causing the pipes to break. Worst of all, once these roots grow in a specific direction, they'll continue to grow back in that same direction causing similar blockage problems later. So to really solve the problem once the offending roots are removed, you have to retard their future growth. If the flow of water is slow through your drain line but before it's completely blocked use the location finder to find your nearest Roto-Rooter. Roto-Rooter service technicians have the proper training and equipment to cut through root blockages and restore flow to your line.

What To Do When You Suspect Roots Are Blocking Your Drain Lines And Sewer Pipes?

In addition, your Roto-Rooter service technician can advise you on the necessary steps to prevent the problem from reoccurring. For example, a once-a-year application of RootX can retard the growth of roots near your drain line; all you have to do is pour the recommended dosage into your toilet bowl and flush the product into the line. RootX will kill only the roots growing into the pipes and will not affect the rest of your plant's root systems.


Why Do I Need Pipe Shield?
Drain Pipes
Pipes before and after using Roto-Rooter® Pipe Shield
Drains run slower and slower as greases, soaps, fats and detergents build up on the inner walls of your pipes and eventually cause blockage. With Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield, you can keep your drains running freely, quickly, safely and economically.

Biological Formula Works Like Mother Nature!

Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield utilizes the same technology as the environmentally safe products used to clean up oil spills in the ocean. Through natural biological activity, non-toxic, beneficial bacteria absorb the grease and organic buildups in your pipes and convert them into harmless by-products: carbon dioxide and water. In addition, a biofilm coats the inside of your drain pipes and continues to consume the organic wastes - until those wastes are gone.

Deodorizes As It Cleans!

Typically, a single treatment of Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield lasts for several weeks.
PeopleDuring this time, a pleasant and refreshing scent deodorizes your drain pipes as the biofilm works to remove the sources of waste that cause unpleasant odors.

No Harmful Chemicals!

Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield contains no acids or caustic ingredients like many of the drain openers you find at supermarkets or hardware stores. Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield will not harm your pipes - copper, PVC or iron - regardless of how often it's used. And it's safe for all drains - kitchen and bathroom sinks, bathtubs, showers and laundry tubs. Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield is safe for the environment, too! Some drain products contain solvents, which can inhibit bacterial action and cause problems at municipal treatment plants. Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield contains no solvents and is approved for use by municipalities and water-treatment facilities across the country.

Concentrated Power!

Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield is an economical concentrate that mixes at a ratio of one part Pipe Shield concentrate to eight parts water. Two ounces of Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield in each of your drains every month is your easiest and most economical way to ensure free-flowing drains year-round, year after year.


Why Do I Need Septic Tank Treatment?

In a typical septic system, household wastes, including discarded food scraps, laundry water, cooking oils and grease, flow to a watertight septic tank, where they are decomposed by bacteria. In the tank, the complex food and waste particles are broken down by natural bacterial processes so that they can percolate into the subsoil surrounding a drainage field.

Inside the tank, the majority of the waste decomposes into sewage water, while heavier Septic System solids settle to the bottom and accumulate as sludge. Other lighter particles including grease and oil rise to the surface and form a scum. The decomposed sewage water then flows from the tank, through a distribution box and into a drainage field, which is a series of perforated pipes laid below ground in a bed of gravel. The liquid leaches out through the gravel and is further purified as it percolates through the soil. The more complete the decomposition of household waste, the more efficiently and trouble-free a septic system functions.

Septic System

However, when a septic system is overloaded or not properly maintained, the bacterial decomposition can slow or stop, causing untreated liquid and solid wastes to overflow into the soil. Excessive use of bleaches, disinfectants and caustic or acid drain cleaners also deters the bacterial action of the system, and greases and solids can build up until they choke the system and block the flow of the liquid into the soil. When this happens, the drain field may have to be excavated and replaced, which is a costly undertaking.

How To Prevent Problems In Your Septic System

Have your septic system checked and the accumulated sludge pumped by your local Roto-Rooter company every two or three years.

Add Roto-Rooter Septic Tank Treatment to your septic system monthly to maintain a healthy, free-flowing system. For normal system maintenance, pour the entire contents of a one-quart container directly into a toilet bowl and flush. To ensure peak system performance, repeat this procedure every four to six months, as well as each time your tank is pumped. For problem systems, add one quart weekly for eight weeks, followed by monthly treatments. For best results, do not add disinfectants, laundry bleaches or caustic or acid drain cleaners to the system for several days following treatment.

If problems persist, contact your local Roto-Rooter company to check the condition of your septic system. Severely clogged or damaged drain fields may have to be dug up and replaced.

Roto-Rooter Septic Tank Treatment Works!Roto-Rooter Septic Tank / Cesspool Cleaner

Roto-Rooter Septic Tank treatment is an easy-to-use premeasured package that breaks down the greases, starches, proteins and other organic materials that can clog septic tanks, drain fields and cesspools. Its unique, high-potency formulation of cultured bacteria and selected enzymes reactivates the bacterial action that is vital to your septic system's proper operation.

Roto-Rooter Septic Tank treatment also contains growth promoters for vigorous bacterial activity, and, because it contains no solvents, it's environmentally safe.



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