Disposable Wipes Increase Chances of Drain Clogs

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Month: February 2019

Disposable Wipes Increase Chances of Drain Clogs

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Melbourne Plumber

It may surprise you that disposable wet wipes have been on the market since the 1970's. The product was much more expensive to make in those days which drove up the retail price as well. For that reason, many stores didn't carry them. Over time the costs associated with producing the disposable wipe came down and by the 1990's you started the see them popping up in stores. Flash forward to the 2000's and you can find disposable wipes in almost any store. They have become quite the staple for many people who enjoy that "extra clean" feeling. Parents love ...

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Plumbing Tips for the Laundry Room

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Melbourne Plumber

Laundry rooms use just as much plumbing as other rooms in the house, yet people tend not to think about it that way. You have both hot and cold water inputs and a main drainage line. Often times, when a problem is recurring with the main sewage drain, the problem can be traced back to the laundry room. People often use way too much laundry detergent. They also use additives that soften clothing or adds fragrances to it. Many of these products, along with your standard detergent, can create a residue in your main outgoing drainage line. The result is ...

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