Does Roebic root killer work?

Fortunately, root problems can be controlled through the use of either Roebic K-77 Root Killer or Roebic Foaming Root Killer (FRK). Both of these products kill invading roots, but they will not “burn or “corrode” the roots out of the system.

How do you use Roebic Crystal root killer?

EASY TO USE Before going to bed, simply pour 1/3 of the bottle into the toilet and flush. Immediately repeat this step until all product has been flushed into the sewer pipe. Use every 6-12 months to control new or abnormally heave root intrusions.

What chemical kills tree roots in sewer lines?

Copper Sulfate
Copper Sulfate This bright blue salt-like crystal is available in most home improvement stores. Copper sulfate is a natural herbicide and will kill off the small tree roots invading your sewer pipes. Flushing half a cup of the crystals down the toilet should do the trick.

How often should I use Roebic?

twice per calendar year
Foaming Root Killer should be applied twice per calendar year. We recommend using it in the spring and late fall. Depending on how significant the root problem is sometimes it has to be mechanically rooted and then Foaming Root Killer can be used as a regular maintenance product.

What is the best way to get rid of tree roots?

Simply expose the roots you want gone by cutting into them. Using a drill is also a good option; just drill holes right into the roots you wish to be rid of. With a paintbrush, paint bleach onto the roots where you have cut into them or fill the holes. If the root doesn’t die, then repeat this process.

How does Roebic work?

Roebic K-57 Septic and Cesspool Cleaner is a select blend of bacteria that work hard on liquefying sewage waste that may be causing the sluggishness or the clog, thereby restoring the system back to its proper working condition. At the first sign of sluggishness immediately use Roebic K-57 Septic and Cesspool Cleaner.

How do you use Roebic main line?

To use, simply shake well, pour 8 ounces into toilet, and flush (repeat for 4 consecutive days). Repeat four times a year, or as needed. For over 50 years, Roebic has developed high quality products engineered for optimum performance, targeting specific problems and troublesome areas within the septic system.