Why Flushing Regular Wipes Will Clog Your Drains
Wet wipes have become very popular in the past decade. Flushable wipes for use in the bathroom are a novelty that a lot of people are trying. However, flushable wipes may not disintegrate fast enough to pass through a home’s pipes as easily as they should. Toilet paper is meant to dissolve within 24 hours. Flushable wipes can take months to dissolve.
In that amount of time, they can become caught up on imperfections in the sewer pipes, like tree roots that have made their way into older pipes.