Blocked sewage pipes – the curse of the baby wipes
LMI Claims have seen a number of water damage claims arise due to blocked pipes. While tree roots used to be the most common cause, the cause now is often baby wipes.
Most are not biodegradable and therefore not suitable for flushing down the toilet.
We have even seen the ones that claim to be flush-able causing problems.
With an overflow from sewage it is not a simple mop up and move on, especially if carpets or other soft furnishings are involved.
Following the old adage that prevention is better than cure, I hope this short post stops this from occurring at your home or place of work.