ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. will no longer be liable for plumbing charges associated with clogged up toilets. If there is anything found in the toilet other then toilet paper, such as q-tips, diapers, etc while the plumber is unclogging it, you will be charged $225 at the time of his visit. Please refer to the list below of the most common things that should NOT be flushed down a toilet.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call the office at (404)937-2827, ext 5
- Band-Aids – Made out of non-biodegradable plastic. Toss them in the trash.
- Cotton Balls & Q-Tips – They gather together, eventually clogging pipes.
- Food – Compost or trash it. Food can clump together and cause clogs.
- Facial Cleaning Pads – Thicker than toilet paper and thus can cause problems.
- Dental Floss – NOT biodegradable
- Hair – Clogs pipes in no time.
- Dirt – Dump it outside, not in the toilet.
- Dryer Sheets – Made out of synthetic materials, not biodegradable.
- Prescription Medicines – Destroys bacteria and contaminates groundwater. Bring meds back to pharmacies for disposal.
- Grease & Fat – Congeals once it cools down, filling pipes with a solid mass that blocks pipes.
- Pesticides – Destroys the good bacteria used to break down waste at treatment
- Cat Litter
- Tampons and Pads –These items are too thick for toilet pipes.
- Cigarette Butts – Full of toxic chemicals that can pollute waterways.
- Chewing Gum – Can literally gum up the works.
- Nail Polish & Remover – Toxic.
- Dead Pet Goldfish – Not necessarily bad, but can cause problems with clogging or could introduce disease into septic system.
- Paper Towels – Do not break down like toilet paper; Too thick for plumbing pipes.
- Baby Wipes – Too thick, can cause clogs.
- Cleaning Wipes
- Disposable diapers – Made of plastic and will clog up the toilet in no time