Cleaning grey waste pipes/tank

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  1. markh

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    Thanks to whoever recommended coca cola for cleaning pipes and tank, saw it on here somewhere, I poured 20 litres of tesco cola through and it's cleaned tons of grease and soap out and the sink drains like new
     
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    :Eeek::Eeek:20 litres??
     
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    yippee another Gray water thread I use cologne then finish off with lots of water
    bill
     
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    Well I hope you didn't throw that Coke away when you'd finished - it would've had more flavour than it had when you bought it.
     
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    Diet or full-fat Coke ? ;-)
     
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    I looked at that but perhaps the tank was thirsty?
    Seriously though, would 1 or 2 litres slosh around enough to clean? I have put a couple in and certainly got rid of the vile smell for a while but perhaps 20 litres is sensible, after all, my tank holds 100 litres.
    Tesco cola at present, 3 x 2 litres for £1.30 so not a vast amount of money compared to a branded cleaning product?
     
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    It was diet coke and i used ten 2 litre bottles, that cost 17p each from Tesco - total cost £1.70
     
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    Perhaps you should try drinking some :whistle:
     
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    Ther's a few people down here in Portugal that ought to reading this thread. Some of the vans I have been near when dumping their Gray waste have an unbelievable pong. :-(
    Makes you wonder sometimes how long they go without cleaning the tank out.
     
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    Ther's a few people down here in Portugal that ought to reading this thread. Some of the vans I have been near when dumping their Gray waste have an unbelievable pong. :-(
    Makes you wonder sometimes how long they go without cleaning the tank out.
     
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    It had never crossed my mind to clean out my tanks, we have black and grey, both end with a decent rush of air and I had hoped they were clean enough at that

    We do have the odd odour issue that I overcome with a dose of washing liquid down all plug holes and toilet

    Maybe I should do more cleaning, out of sight out of mind? :)
     
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    Ooooops Sorry about that folks don't know how that other post got sent. :)
     
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    That's the wife valentines present sorted then (y)
     
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    Oh we are in an acidic mood today Dawn, perhaps you could use some of that to clean my tank :reel::reel:

    I looked at that but perhaps the tank was thirsty?
    Seriously though, would 1 or 2 litres slosh around enough to clean? I have put a couple in and certainly got rid of the vile smell for a while but perhaps 20 litres is sensible, after all, my tank holds 100 litres.
    Tesco cola at present, 3 x 2 litres for £1.30 so not a vast amount of money compared to a branded cleaning product?
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    You going to get her a vile smell ?
     
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