Grey water tank cleaning

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  1. Chrisy

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    The tank is under the floor with no access. Smells coming through basin and sink plug holes. Any recommendations please as to best cleaning solution to use bearing in mind I can only pour it down the sink.
     
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    soda crystals in hot water, half fill tank then go for a drive with lots of bendy roads & drain, may need to do a couple of times,(y)
     
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    Cheap Lidl coke, pour a few large bottles in empty tank take it for a drive to swill it about, flush it with clean water after. (y)
    Cheers
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    Cap full of Zoflora?
     
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    I use a small amount of the elsan stuff into the waste pipes via sink holes each time empty out & fill up the fresh water. That seems to keep smell bugs away whilst travelling.

    In between travels leave waste open so it drys.

    If already smelly cheap Coke does work.
     
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    We use the cheap coke method and find it works as well as the proprietary cleaners.
     
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    The cheap coke from any supermarket. For some reason the one with sugar in seems to work better than the diet version. Bung in about 6L putting it down all the drains, nice bumpy drive, leave for a few hours and drain. Gets all sort of muck out.
     
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    Urban drives are ideal for the cheap coke treatment, on roads you normally avoid cos of all the speed bumps!!
     
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    Thanks all. It will initially be a cheap coke treatment. No problem finding a bumpy road, around here it would be hard to find a smooth one!. Then regular Dish'n'treat will be the plan.
     
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    Once you've started using the Dish'n'treat you'll ever have a smelly tank again - sorted !
     
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