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How Do I Use Unique Camping + Marine Products?

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How Do I Use Unique Camping + Marine Products

Key Points: 

  • All of Unique Camping + Marine's RV products are designed to be used in conjunction with proper wastewater treatment practices. Even the best products have to be used correctly. 
  • Unique Clear-It is made to unclog RV black tanks
  • Unique Clean-It is made to deep clean your black tank. 
  • Unique Restore-It sensor cleaner is designed to clean and restore your black tank sensors. 
  • Unique Scrub-It RV toilet cleaner is made to clean your toilet bowl in your RV and supplement your black tank with beneficial bacteria that will enhance waste breakdown. 
  • Using our products along with The Unique Method will virtually eliminate all holding tank problems.

Here at Unique Camping + Marine, we pride ourselves on providing resources that can help you master your wastewater treatment processes in your boats and RVs, even if you're brand new to the RV lifestyle. We want to make sure that you understand everything you need to know about our products and how they work, which is why we’ll be diving into the specifics of using Unique Camping + Marine products in this article!

Using Unique Holding Tank Treatments

First off, we want you to know that you’ve made the right decision by choosing Unique Camping + Marine products! Not to toot our own horn too much, but we strive to craft the highest-quality products we can. Our products outperform any and all other holding tank products available today. We truly believe in our products, and we’re glad that you do, too!

With that said, it’s crucial that you use RV holding tank treatments in the right way. Otherwise, they won’t perform like they’re supposed to. The fact is that, even if you use the highest-quality product available, you will still have issues if you don’t follow the right wastewater treatment practices. There’s just no way around it.

To ensure that you’re putting the right procedures into practice when using RV Digest-It or Marine Digest-it, we first recommend that you closely follow the instructions on our product labels. These instructions are the result of meticulous testing and real-world application. You can find specific instructions for RV Digest-It and Marine Digest-It here.

Second (and just as important!), we strongly recommend that you follow our proven wastewater treatment guide, The Unique Method. Our method ensures that you will have no issues with nasty odors, disgusting tank clogs, or misreading sensors. The Unique Method has been tested by thousands of RVers nationwide who trust it to provide them with workable solutions that also take the impact on humans and the environment into consideration! All in all, if you want to make sure that Unique Camping + Marine products work best for you, make sure to follow The Unique Method!

Now, with all the preliminary jargon out of the way, let’s jump into the meat of our article! We will examine each product in turn, telling what it’s made for and how to use it.

Using Unique Clear-It

What is it made for?

Clear-It is made to unclog your black water holding tank. Clear-It provides a fast-acting solution to break up tough clogs while you sleep. (Clear-It works overnight in most cases.) It requires no driving and contains no overwhelming fragrances or corrosive chemicals! This product is significantly more potent and powerful than RV Digest-It Classic, so we recommend using Clear-It for unclogging holding tanks.

How do you use it?

Most tank clogs come from pyramid plugs (literal pyramids of poop in your black tank!). Clear-It will easily digest these clogs. It will also digest and dissolve residual waste and sludge, so you can unclog and deep clean tanks with old, compacted waste. Simply follow the instructions on the label to quickly and easily unclog your holding tank. Here’s a brief overview of these instructions:

  1. Close your black tank valve.
  2. If you can, add several gallons of water to your black tank. The more water you have in your tank, the better Clear-It will work!
  3. Pour one entire bottle of Clear-It into your black tank through your RV’s toilet.
  4. Let sit for 12+ hours. The longer you let Clear-It work, the better your results will be! There is no amount of time that is too long for Clear-It to be left it your tanks. Clear-It will not damage your tanks. In fact, the longer you can let Clear-It work, the better! We recommend 72 hours for optimal clog removal. The solids in your holding tank should be liquefied after the treatment period. 
  5. Open your black tank valve and allow the tank to empty.
  6. If you have a tank rinser (i.e., a flusher), allow it to run for roughly 20-30 minutes. That way, your tank will be rinsed out thoroughly. 
  7. Repeat if necessary.
  8. Close your black tank valve. Only open it when you're dumping so you never have to deal with this problem again!

For a more detailed article on unclogging your holding tank with Clear-It, please touch or click here!

Using Unique Clean-It

What is it made for?

Clean-It is made to deep clean your black water holding tanks. Clean-It provides a fast-acting solution to break up residue old and new. (Clean-It works overnight in most cases.) It requires no driving and contains no overwhelming fragrances or corrosive chemicals! This product is significantly more potent and powerful than RV Digest-It Classic, so we recommend using Clear-It for deep cleaning holding tanks.

How do you use it?

Clean-It is used every day by RVers to clean out accumulated waste that can lead to sensor malfunction and excessive odors. Follow these instructions for the best results:

  1. Dump your black tank.
  2. Rinse your black tank thoroughly to remove residual waste and previous treatments.
  3. Close your black tank valve.
  4. Fill your black tank completely with fresh water.
  5. Shake Clean-It bottle well.
  6. Pour entire bottle of Clean-It into your black tank through the toilet.
  7. Let work for 48 - 72 hours (No amount of time is too long - the longer the better!).
  8. Dump your black tank.
  9. Rinse your black tank thoroughly (20 - 30 minutes).

For a more detailed article on deep cleaning your holding tank with Clean-It, please touch or click here!

Using Unique Restore-It

What is it made for?

Restore-It is designed to clean and restore misreading black tank sensors. Like Clear-It, Restore-It contains no overpowering fragrances or corrosive chemicals. It uses just bacteria and enzymes to help you end misreading sensor issues for good!

How do you use it?

As a powerful bacterial and enzymatic cleaner, Restore-It will easily and quickly digest solid waste and toilet paper that is caking onto your black tank sensors. Simply follow these instructions: 

  1. Close your black tank valve.
  2. Fill your tank with water. (Water must cover your highest sensor to clean it.)
  3. Shake your bottle of Restore-It very well.
  4. Pour ½ bottle of Restore-It into your black tank.
  5. Let sit for as long as possible. While there’s no limit to how long you can leave Restore-It in your tank, we recommend 48-72 hours for optimal cleaning. 
  6. Open your black tank valve and allow your tank to empty.
  7. Rinse your tank very thoroughly.
  8. Close your black tank valve.
  9. Repeat if necessary.

To learn more about what causes misreading tank sensors (in both your black and gray tanks) and how to completely restore misreading sensors in your black and gray tanks, please read our very comprehensive article by touching or clicking here!

Also, always keep in mind that, while your sensors are likely just malfunctioning, they could also simply be broken and need to be replaced!

Using Unique Scrub-It

What is it made for?

Scrub-It is designed to clean RV toilet bowls. It is not designed to replace your holding tank treatment. Rather, Scrub-It RV toilet cleaner cleans your toilet bowl with bacteria and boosts the bacteria count inside your tank to provide additional support to your bacteria-based holding tank treatment. It’s fragrance-free and does not contain any dangerous chemicals, so you can feel confident and carefree while using it!

How do you use it?

Follow these instructions to make your RV’s toilet bowl sparkle:

  1. Put a small amount of water into your toilet bowl and spread it around with a silicone bristled brush.

IMPORTANT: Remember, DO NOT use a traditional toilet brush, scouring pad, or anything that could scrape or scratch the interior of your RV toilet bowl.

  1. Apply Scrub-It evenly on the inside surface of your toilet bowl.
  2. Scrub thoroughly with your cleaning tool.
  3. Let sit for a few minutes, but don't let it dry out.
  4. Flush your toilet, and rinse it well.

For an in-depth read about how to clean your RV toilet bowl the right way, please touch or click here!


Using the right product is a huge part of proper holding tank maintenance, which is why we make only the best products out there! All the same, having lasting success with wastewater treatment also depends heavily on the procedures and everyday care habits you put in place. No product will undo bad care practices, which is why we’ve made holding tank care easy with The Unique Method. We strongly recommend that you both use the right products and follow The Unique Method!

As we stated above, Unique Camping + Marine products come with detailed label instructions that provide comprehensive guidance to all our customers, but if you should have a burning question or concern (or maybe just a quirky comment!), please don’t hesitate to reach out to us here. We’d love to walk with you on your RVing journey!

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