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SERVICE LATERAL APPLICATION

RootX Funnel Jars will treat residential service laterals and other small pipes — and it requires no equipment. Treatment takes less than a minute for one person to apply RootX, and it will eliminate root intrusion problems before they can create problems in mainlines.

ROOTX APPLICATION CHART

ROOTX APPLICATION CHART

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Step 1

rootx funnel jar how to step 1

Grasp both ends of the jar and rock it back and forth for about a minute to mix the two chemicals together. For RootX to work properly, the chemicals must be completely mixed, creating a uniform gray mixture throughout the bag.

Step 2

rootx funnel jar how to step 2

Pour the RootX chemical directly from the jar into an upstream cleanout.

Step 3

rootx funnel jar how to step 3

Pour 1.5 to 5 gallons of water per pound of RootX used to activate the root-killing foam.

Step 4

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The natural flow of the line carries the foam down the pipe.