Everybody has to go sometime. Therefore, a toilet is an essential part of everyday life. What does this mean for people that travel in caravans? Luckily, this is not the problem it used to be, with “bucket and chuck it” toilets, thanks to many caravans with toilets with cassette waste holding tanks built into their washrooms. These chemical toilets store and deodorise waste so you do not have to live with the smell while driving across country in these caravans with toilets.
The Chemicals Needed For Your Caravans with Toilets
Caravans with toilets that are internal require chemicals in order to break down waste and reduce grime and build-up. These chemicals come in different colours. Pink chemicals are added the fresh water tank for flushing water, cleaning out deposits and grime. They help to reduce unpleasant odours while providing a better flush. The chemicals required for breaking down waste matter tend to come in blue or green. They help to reduce odours, as well, and prevent the build-up of gas. These chemicals take the stench out of caravans with toilets.
Some of the chemicals used for caravans with toilets can be toxic. They can contain formaldehyde. Formaldehyde used for embalming is a very strong chemical that is very effective in breaking down waste matter. It is also harmful to the environment and people. However, there are some on the market that are more environmentally friendly that can work just as well.
Disposing of Waste for Your Caravans with Toilets
These caravans with toilets have tanks. These tanks do fill up and require emptying. This means it is time to decide how best to dispose of that waste. Usually, caravan parks have specially designated places for this to occur. They should be marked with CDP or Chemical Disposal Point or Elsan Point. If you are unable to find a marked disposal point, then you will have to wait until either you find one or go back home. Dumping the waste from caravans with toilets just anywhere can lead to water pollution.
Dumping the tanks of caravans with toilets is the messiest job. It is a good idea to use latex gloves to protect your hands. Empty the tanks according to your caravan manual doing everything to prevent any accidental leaks or spills. It is important that you check to make sure that everything is secure and that there are no holes in your pipes.
There are many caravans with toilets available on today’s market. This can make a trip more pleasant for all especially if one learns how to ensure proper flushing and breakdown of waste materials and how to dump those chemical toilet cassette waste holding tanks.