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Years of wet wipes finally caught up with them

Hands up if you knew that you should not flush wet wipes down the toilet?

Most of use know this.  Either because we were told repeatedly or because there are so many signs in public toilets asking you to not flush wet wipes, cotton pads or menstrual products.

But while most of us know this, there are others who don’t.  And that is why yesterday we were in Alexandria with is North of Glasgow near Dumbarton.  For years, the daughter had been flushing wet wipes down the toilet and for years she had been dancing with luck and finally, the song had finished.

Yes that is right.  The toilet would not flush anymore because the toilet had blocked.  It took the better part of a day to access and remove all of the wet wipes.  A crazy number had accumulated and it is a minor miracle that they had managed to go this long without the pipe blocking already.

wet wipes block toilet

But as always, when you need a plumbing and drainage expert at your door when they say they will and gets the job done – you need to call JSL Plumbing.

Call us today for all your plumbing services in Glasgow: 0141 406 1658

  • Quick resolution of problem and good communication.
  • Very friendly throughout the process. Clear information given and very thorough. I will be using them again!
  • JSL Plumbing & Heating replaced a kitchen and a bathroom tap and fixed a toilet where the cistern was leaking into the bowl. He was personable and professional, and provided advice on which replacement taps we might want to get for the bathroom. He provided updates on his progress throughout, and the pricing was reasonable. We have used JSL before and would happily do so again. Have also recommended this company to others.
  • Job completed to our satisfaction. Bathroom and en-suite left tidy and work completed in the timescale agreed and charged as per the quote. Good quality fittings used. Would certainly use JSL Plumbing Services again in future.
  • Jim assessed the leak, which required repair and offered an honest appraisal. He was on time, polite and carried out the work as planned. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him and would use for a larger installation in the future.
  • Had a bent radiator pipe I needed replacing and as I'd already called them out thought I'd get some bath taps fitted. I'd been putting the job off as it was in a really awkward tight place and knew it wouldn't be pleasant. The plumber was happy to help and it didn't cost me as much as I expected for the time and fiddly nature of the job.
  • Very good service with work done quickly after contacting company.

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