There are some products that can be used to help to kill the roots of trees and plants but these are to be used with caution and in the case of copper sulfate, you need to copper.
Rock Salt (use with caution) You can attempt to kill the roots in your sewer pipes yourself but USE CAUTION.
Doing so can easily kill the tree / bushes themselves. Jul 14, Being in the pipe relining business, Nuflow gets lots of emails and calls from people asking how to clear tree roots from drain pipes.
In this article we share one of those emails as well as the advice and information we gave Rose about what can be done when these clever – but unwanted ‘vegetative visitors’ make their way into plumbing shrubfell.buzzted Reading Time: 10 mins.