29 Jul 2015
I used the 100 ft ClogHog drain cleaner with my 3,100 pst Ryobi gas pressure washer to clean out five 100-ft septic drain field/leach lines that were not draining very well. The lines were full of sludge and biomass. The system was very easy to use and the nozzle jet pulled the hose down the line very well. After the cleaning, effluent is flowing freely through the leach lines. It will take sometime to determine if using the drain cleaner has a lasting effect to keep the line open. At this point, I would highly recommend the ClogHog drain cleaner.
Response from cloghog.com:
Walter, thanks for this positive review. Note that when cleaning a septic system, it's necessary to find a drain opening that leads directly to the problem area, without passing through any drain fitting that could block the nozzle. It's generally not possible for a sewer jetter to pass through a distribution box, catch basin, or other type of outdoor drain fixture unless you can feed the nozzle through the exposed fixture by hand.
28 Jul 2015
Everything was easy to find...straight forward explanation without a ton of details to confuse you. Product seems like it will work, but I need to try it first...lol
Ok, the Clog Hog unit/system/device arrived very quickly seemed like just a few days. Anyway, the next day I decided to try it out and see what the hype was and if it actually was as good as the claims are. Well I have to tell you the thing is amazing and I'm kicking myself in the pants for not ordering one a long time ago. I put it in 4" plastic drain line that is about 80' long that was clogged with clay, soil, gravel,leaves, and rotting debris and pulled the trigger on the pressure washer after about 10 seconds the hose started crawling into the pipe without any assistance from me and I began seeing a whole bunch of stuff start pouring out of the pipe. At about the half way point there was a clean out where the Clog Hog must have turned up that pipe because a mini geyser shot up the pipe and popped the cover off...indicting to me just how much power the unit has. It was a simple matter of letting go of the trigger on the pressure washer feeding the Cloh Hog tip into the lateral line and letting it continue on. I am absolutely stunned and amazed at just how well this thing works and I work in Facilities and see a lot of different tools. Tomorrow I'm going to try it on a drain in our kitchen that has been giving us issues for the past couple of years. Anyway, I'm writing this review for those of you that are thinking of getting one but hesitant because you're just not sure if it works the way they say it should...it does!!! and very well. Since it is high pressure water its not going to cut through something solid that you couldnt cut with a normal pressure washer....think clogs of softer stuff...sewage, toilet paper, dirt, leaves, etc... and with this kind of stuff it chews right through it. In addition I found that putting the unit through a 3-4' peice of PVC smaller that the pipe your trying to clean helps you to control the hose as it enters a pipe while you're trying to hold the trigger on the pressure washer...just a little tidbit of info If you're trying to use it by yourself...Also buy the wind up reel....its cheap!...it will really help....just do it...you'll thank me!