Users' questions

Can you pour rid-x down the drain?

Can you pour rid-x down the drain?

Yes, use RID-X® with complete confidence in sink or shower drains.

How do you clean a septic drain field?

Can Anything Unclog an Old Septic Drain Field?

  1. Shock the System With Bacteria. A septic system bacteria packet can help clean out a clogged drain field by allowing waste material to break down and drain through.
  2. Reduce Water Usage.
  3. Avoid Harsh Chemicals.
  4. Change to Gentler Toilet Paper and Soap.
  5. Contact a Septic Professional.

How do you unclog a Drainfield line?

If you suspect one of the leach field pipes has a clog, the easiest way to clean it is with a pressurized sewer jetter. If the clog doesn’t clear with a jetter, there may be tree roots that you can cut with a mechanical auger.

Does Ridex harm septic system?

So what’s the problem with additives like Rid-X? According to the EPA and the Ohio Department of Health, not only are additives like Rid-X not recommended, but they actually have a detrimental and potentially hazardous effect on your septic system’s waste treatment process.

How does RID X work in a septic tank?

Simply pour the proven Rid-X formula down your toilet and flush. Help prevent backups without the complicated mixing, waiting, or cleaning up. Breaks down solid organic waste that can accumulate in your septic tank, such as detergents, soaps, grease, and paper. regular use will help keep the bacteria population consistently high throughout the year

Can you use RID X in a toilet?

WILL RID-X® UNCLOG MY DRAIN/PIPES/TOILET? No, however, when used regularly, RID-X ® liquid can help break down organic build-up in your pipes, to help prevent clogs before they happen. IF MY HOME HAS 2 OR MORE BATHROOMS, DO I HAVE TO USE RID-X® IN EACH ONE?

What do the products of RID X break down?

According to the Rid-X website, each package of Rid-X contains the following: Cellulase breaks down toilet paper, vegetable matter, and some foods. Lipase breaks down fats, oils, and grease. Protease breaks down proteins. Amylase breaks down starches.

What to do if you have a clogged drain?

If there is a clog in your drains, one of the simplest methods to try to remove it is to pour hot (boiling point) water down the drain. The hot water helps loosen accumulated grease or soap residue causing the clog, while hair clogs are loosened by the rush of water.