Pouring grease down your drain can cause serious problems to the pipes in your house and to our sewer lines.
When you pour oil and grease down the drain it sticks to the sewer pipes and the buildup restricts the water flow which can cause blockages and backups in your house.
Here are a few tips to keep the sewer lines fat-free!
Even if a product claims to be disposable, it may still be harmful to the pipes in your house and our sewer lines. Sewer lines are not a waste disposal unit, they are only designed to handle human waste and toilet paper. Instead of flushing questionable items, put them in a bag and throw them in the garbage. Flushing the wrong items may cause backups in your home. Click here for more information.
Here are some examples of items that should not be flushed:
If you do experience a backup, call the emergency number(s) below. Homeowners should contact their insurance company if there are damages or costs associated with sewer backups. If the homeowner’s insurance company requires the Geauga County insurance information, please have them contact our office.
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