Wet wipes should never be flushed down the drain??

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Cassandra

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Plumbing experts suggest that Wet wipes should never be flushed down the drain, because they don't break down, even if the packaging says they are 'biodegradable' or 'flushable'. Only human waste and loo roll should go down our sewers. Ignoring this advice can cause blockages, especially for buildings where drain pipes are narrowest. Is it true??
 

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Yes. They can easily snag and cause a stoppage. They do not fall apart like tissue paper does. Even worse than wipes are strands of dental floss.
 

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I provide free wet wipes to all my customers with instructions on the box to be sure and flush them two at a time.

**victoriously raises thumbs in the air**
 

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I flush them along with empty toilet paper rolls just to see if the toilet and pipes can take it.
 
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