pipeline roots—avoid costly repairs
RootX® makes it easy for your plumbing professional to kill roots in
residential sewer lines, storm pipes and septic systems. Root intrusion may be
the single most destructive element facing your home’s wastewater collection
system. Left untreated, roots will spread throughout the pipe. Material passing
down the drain gets trapped in the roots, restricting the flow or even causing a
Root intrusion can eventually destroy a sewer or septic system, costing
thousands of dollars to repair or replace. We recommend annual RootX treatments
to keep your system root free and avoid costly sewer and septic tank repairs.
Ask your plumbing professional about our annual reminder program.
Kill pipeline roots—restore pipe flow capacity
The patented RootX formula foams on contact with water to reach the top of
the pipe where 90% of the roots are. Degreasing agents strip away grime so the
RootX herbicide can penetrate the roots, killing them on contact. RootX sticks
to the pipe walls, preventing re-growth for up to three years. Dead roots decay
over time, restoring pipes to their full capacity.
Tough on roots; easy on pipes
RootX kills roots using the aquatic herbicide Dichlobenil. It’s non-caustic,
non-fumigating and non-systemic, and it contains no diquat dibromide, copper
sulfate or metam sodium. RootX will not harm pipes, septic systems or