A drain pipe backup is typically caused by a combination of soap scum, hair, and grease. Our emergency plumbers, though, have crazy stories about some of the unusual things found in a pipe. It’s perplexing what some people throw down a drain. Here is a fun and OMG list of items that were found either by our own plumbers or relayed from those we worked with.
Our Crazy List of Things Found in a Pipe
Clothing is an item we actually find quite often. This includes everything you expect to find in a wardrobe—boxer briefs, t-shirts, sweatpants, and even training bras.
Jewelry is also quite common, especially smaller items such as rings. We have all heard stories of people setting their wedding bands on the soap dish and then accidently knocking them down the drain. Take it from us when we say that this happens more often than you would expect. Continue Reading →