Performance Plumbing Blog: Archive for April, 2016

DIY Wet Wipes (Why Flushing Regular Wipes Will Clog Your Drains)

Friday, April 15th, 2016


There’s no doubt that flushable wipes have become the preferred bathroom companion in households everywhere. Not only do they clean more thoroughly than toilet paper ever could, but they’re also just as easy to dispose of. However, there’s a darker side to flushable wipe that you might not be aware of.

Although simply flushing something away gives it the illusion of making it disappear forever, flushable wipes simply go out of sight. They can linger around in your pipe system and cause clogs that are expensive to repair, and can even cause expensive damages to your city and state sewage systems.

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