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Raritan CH Cleans Hoses

Has anyone ever used this product? Does it work?

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I had begun to think my 14 year old waste hoses needed replacing, as I was getting a bit of odor near the most used head. When I dug inside, for another reason, I found a leaking hose clamp. Yuck. Once repaired, no more odor. When repairing, I noticed a reasonable amount of scale inside in the hoses. Not enough to choke off, but I wonder if this product would clean it out.


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Re: Raritan CH Cleans Hoses

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Has anyone ever used this product? Does it work?

Best Toilet Cleaner - C.H. Cleans Hoses by Raritan

I had begun to think my 14 year old waste hoses needed replacing, as I was getting a bit of odor near the most used head. When I dug inside, for another reason, I found a leaking hose clamp. Yuck. Once repaired, no more odor. When repairing, I noticed a reasonable amount of scale inside in the hoses. Not enough to choke off, but I wonder if this product would clean it out.
It does work. You might also take a look at SewClean, by Trac Ecological which works very well also. The least costly option, however, would be to use a mixture of Muriatic Acid and Water at a ratio of 8 Oz/Gallon allowing that to sit in your hose for 45 minutes or so. Measure the length of your hose and calculate the volume of the mixture you'll need to pump into the system to fill the hose, pump that in and then fill the head with fresh water to dilute the acid mix remaining in the bowl. Following the waiting period, 45 minutes to an hour, pump fresh water through the system-10 gallons or so. BTDT...

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Re: Raritan CH Cleans Hoses

Great to hear. Thanks for the feedback.

Just so I'm clear, this will work on 14 years of scale, not just routine amounts? Like I said, they weren't choking anything off, but had to be a 1/16 inch of scale inside the hoses. I was a bit worried, it would just loosen them off and the bits might end up clogging things downstream, where the acid won't sit.

My thought was to flush the product directly down the head. The waste lines ascend to a vented loop about 4 ft above the bowl, then descend toward the holding tank. I noticed the scale in the ascending part, where the flushed acid would sit. If there is any in the descending hose, I don't see how the acid stays in contact long enough to be effective.


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