urinal stoppages

Discussion in 'Drain Cleaning' started by Peevee, Oct 24, 2006.

  1. Peevee

    Peevee New Member

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    Any tips on clearing urinal stoppages? I've got a new job and it's a service type plumbing job.
  2. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    Take it off the wall and run a healthy snake through the drain to open it up.
  3. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    Urinals can be nastier than toilets to open lines on.
  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    A gallon of Muriatic acid one half at at time poured slowly into the urinal.
  5. Peevee

    Peevee New Member

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    is there another name for muriatic acid? I have been warned that thrift will damage the porcelain
  6. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    It won't harm vitrus china.........
  7. Mikey

    Mikey Aspiring Old Fart, EE, computer & networking geek

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    muriatic = hydrochloric. Commonly used in pool maintenance, so it's readily available.
  8. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    I have had it etch toilet bowls.
  9. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    Yes, but don't leave it in there for a prolonged time. Maybe that toilet was not in good condition. I never have seen that and I've seen a bunch......
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