Boat & Caravan Plumbing Maintenance

September 19, 2012 6:41 am Published by
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Holding Tank Maintenance Solutions

Holding tanks are a vital component of your boat or caravans plumbing system. Holding tanks can be used to hold fresh water, waste water, and or wash water. Although some holding tanks are portable, most waste or water tanks are mounted securely somewhere inside most boats or caravans -RV. Polyethlyene water and waste tanks are also generally less prone to retaining odors, compared to tanks made of aluminum or stainless steel. Be sure to drain tanks of any waste or water when preparing your boat or caravan – RV for off season storage. Do not consider using any tank that is not capable of being easily pumped out!

Everyone who owns a boat or caravan – RV, should be concerned with maintaining their black water tank. Problems with black water tank that can be avoided should be avoided. Black water tank repair is expensive. Common sense dictates that the tank should be kept relatively clean at all times. Additionally, improper use of the black water tank can lead to a buildup of solid wastes, which in itself may cause the system to fail. Therefore, you should sanitize your black water tank after each pump-out.
There are very simple, effective, and inexpensive methods of maintaining your black water tank in a relatively clean condition at all times. Most boaters are not full time boaters; they use their boat about one weekend a month. Many never use public bathing and toilet facilities. In other words, their black water tank is heavily used.
If you have not been maintaining your black water tank then you may be pleasantly surprised the first time you employ these tips.


To keep the black water tank clean it is useful to add the Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions Holding Tank product for maintenance of your black water holding tank in either your boat or caravan – RV. It helps removes waste odor, helps quickly break down waste and toilet paper and prevent scum from forming on the sides of the tanks and the sensors.

To clean the black water holding tank do the following:

  • Rinse and flush the holding tank after each pump out. This will help to dilute any residual sewage and thereby reduce odours
  • Measure out the small amount of Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions Holding Tank product as per directions on the bottle. Then, pour the solution down the drain into the empty tank. Then use the tank normally until it is full and pump it out normally. 
  • Maintain the black water holding tank as per directions on the product bottle and your holding tank size to prevent odours and offensive germs in the tank.



Some other thoughts to help…

  • Traveling with a partially filled black water tank that contains Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions Holding Tank product promotes cleaning. 
  • Do not be afraid to use your tank. Just use common sense about their care and maintenance. 
  • These tips are inexpensive to do. You have nothing to lose in trying them. You will actually feel a certain amount of pride in the  condition and cleanliness of your waste system.
  • Naturally, these tips make dumping a much more pleasant and sanitary procedure.
  • If you have odors in of your waste water systems these procedures should assist in the maintenance of your black water holding tank. 
  • Odours indicate a sanitary problem and degrade the enjoyment you derive from your boat or caravan – RV


Drain Cleaner – Drain Cleaning
Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions offer a natural drain cleaner that combines low cost, effective drain and septic system cleaning with all natural ingredients and is environmentally safe.

Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions products were created as an alternative to other drain cleaning products that may work on your drains and septic systems as they are toxic to our environment.

Our drain cleaning products contain a bacteria formula that works without the chemicals, caustics, acids and solvents that are very hazardous to humans and the environment.
So, how does Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions products work to clear your drains and treat your septic tank system without damaging the pipes and more importantly the water systems it flows through?
Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions offers drain cleaner products that contain 6 specifically select patented bacillus bacteria with each strain producing enzymes resulting in an extremely powerful biological product breaking down the source of the problem. Molecules which make up odours, blockages and stains are joined together by difficult chemicals. These molecules are joined by these chemicals. With specific, highly concentrated mixture of bacteria, the drain cleaner produces multiple enzymes which safely break down the chemicals which join the molecules.
Once the chemicals have been broken down by the enzymes, the friendly “good” bacteria, starts to feed on the remaining organic matter.

The problem has been removed naturally through this drain cleaning process, with no masking agents covering the odour and no harsh chemical cleaners were used to treat the problem.

Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions products, gobble up those food particles, fats and oils and leaves your plumbing drain pipes and septic tank systems clear and odour free.
Technically speaking, Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions patented biological formula is naturally occurring bacterium specifically selected and developed to degrade organic pipe deposits.
When Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions products are applied to your plumbing system, it jump starts microbial activity with bacterial cultures that rapidly break down carbohydrates, cellulose and fats.


Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions:
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The products from Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions are combined to maintain healthy and clean plumbing fixtures and waste pipes around the home and office.
The cleaning products combined with the drain and waste products provide a solution to foul odours and clogged drains and waste pipes around the home.
For more information on Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions and our products please click onto our Blocked Drain Pipe Solutions web page.
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