Toilets. Everyone uses them, and most people don’t know too much about them. However, most people understand that clogging a toilet can be pretty embarrassing. Today, we will discuss a few common reasons that toilets are clogged, so that you can takes steps to avoid it altogether!
Older Low Flow Toilets
In the early days of saving water, manufacturers started to develop low flow toilets. However, these toilets were not always powerful enough to get the job done. If you are experiencing consistent clogs from an older low flow toilet, your best option might be to upgrade to a more efficient toilet option.
Improper Flushing Habits
Do you know what is acceptable to flush down a toilet? Toilet paper and human waste. That’s it. There are plenty of products that claim to be flush-able, but really shouldn’t be flushed. Flushing anything else down the toilet can put you at risk for clogs.
Too Much Toilet Paper
In your toilet, the is a U-shaped pipe called the trap. This section of the drain holds water, which prevents smells from the sewer line from entering your home. While the U-bend is great for his function, it is also at risk of capturing and holding on to clogs. When people use too much toilet paper, this is where we usually find the clog.
These are just a few of the common causes of toilet clogs. If you are interested in learning more, if you need help repairing a clogged toilet today, give us a call at (716) 894-4382! We look forward to serving you!