If you think things are growing above ground, you should see down below. A hidden nemesis is sprouting underground: TREE ROOTS. How can you tell if tree roots are growing into your sewer pipes? This may be one of the causes of that toilet filling up or overflowing if it is not clogged or worse yet, not even being used. Keep reading for the inside scoop.
This blog provides you with insights as to what situations and/or elements might be contributing to a clogged toilet in your home or business. It's usually one of two culprits 1) Age of the toilet 2) Something that shouldn't have been flushed down your toilet. We'll give you a list of items you should never flush down your toilet.
When a toilet backs up or clogs, the signs are pretty obvious. You may find paper stuck in the bowl or that the water simply won’t go down, but a stopped up sewer line may not be as obvious - that is, if you don’t know what to look for. So, the next time you hear or see any of the telltale signs below you’ll want to call in a plumber right away. Chances are you’ve got something blocking the mainline.
Our toilets take enough of a beating as is, they don’t need any surprises from you or your family members. What do we mean by that? We mean that you should only be flushing toilet paper and human waste, not any of the other things you might find in your bathroom. For more details about what should NOT be flushed down the toilet, see below. You might be surprised at a few of the items on the list:
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