A: Roto Rooter Clog Removers are designed with thick and powerful formulas to remove hair, soap scum and grease. Our clog removers attack difficult clogs and clear them fast. The main active ingredient in Roto Rooter Clog Removers is sodium hypochlorite, or bleach. Roto Rooter Clog Removers are designed to treat clogs in kitchen sinks, bathroom sinks, and bathtub and shower drains, but should not be used in toilets.
Roto Rooter Septic Treatment is scientifically formulated and proven to help prevent septic backup, and helps keep your septic system functioning properly. It contains a high concentration of natural bacteria and enzymes to digest paper, fats, oils, grease, protein and starch. Use 8 oz. every month for tanks up to 1500 gallons. For 500 gallon tanks use 4 oz. Pour product in toilet bowl and flush. For best results, wait 6-8 hours before flushing the toilet again.
A: Allow Roto-Rooter Gel Clog Remover at least 10 minutes. For tough problems wait longer. It is safe to leave Roto-Rooter® in your drain overnight if necessary.
A: If it is possible, avoid using the toilet or drain for 8 hours to maximize enzyme activity. Roto-Rooter Septic Treatment will still be effective if you are unable to avoid using the drain.
A: Yes. Roto-Rooter® is designed with the precise viscosity to power through standing water, penetrating deep into the clog’s source, fast!
A: As Roto-Rooter® breaks down your clog, partially dissolved pieces may condense making the clog seem worse. This means Roto-Rooter® is working to break down the clog, and repeated uses should clear it completely.
A: Yes. Roto-Rooter Gel Clog Remover can be used as a monthly preventative. Use 2 oz. once a month, allow to work for at least 10 minutes, then flush with hot tap water.
A: Use Roto-Rooter® any time you have a clogged drain, or when you begin to notice the water draining slowly.
A: If in eyes, flush immediately with water for 15 minutes. If wearing contact lenses, remove first. If on skin, wash immediately with water. If swallowed, drink a full glass of water. Do not induce vomiting. In all cases, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.
A: No, Roto Rooter® products are safe for all pipes.
A: Yes, Roto Rooter® products can be used in homes with septic systems. Always be sure to follow the usage directions on the bottle.
A: No. We never recommend mixing products. Do not use with ammonia, toilet bowl cleaners, or other drain openers as splashing or the release of hazardous gases may occur.
A: Roto Rooter Build up Remover and Septic Treatment are safe for use in toilet, and help prevent clogs. Like other leading brands, Roto Rooter Clog Removers are NOT designed for use in toilets. We recommend using a snake or plunger instead.
A: No. For safety reasons we do not recommend using a plunger with Roto-Rooter® clog removers. Plunging could result in the product splashing back up onto you or your clothing.
A: No. Unfortunately, we don’t recommend using clog removers in a dishwasher. Dishwashers are often made with a pump and rubber attachments rather than pipes. Clog removers may cause damage to the rubber.
A: Yes. Rinse the empty container and replace the cap before recycling.