Thursday, September 15, 2022

Never Flush This Down the Toilet!

 Never flush the following items down your toilet or pour them down a drain:

Automotive fluids*

Bandages and bandage wrappings 

Cleaning wipes of any kind 

Condoms 

Contact lenses 

Cotton balls and swabs 

Dental floss 

Disposable diapers 

Disposable gloves 

Facial tissue 

Face masks 

Fertilizers, wee2d killers and other yard chemicals* 

Mini or maxi pads 

Paint, solvents, sealants, and thinners* 

Paper towels 

Pet poop (including "flushable" cat litter) 

Poisons and hazardous waste* 

Sanitary napkins 

Tampons and tampon applicators 

Unused medications* 

*Hazardous waste

Learn more about why you shouldn’t just flush anything, here!

LaChance Brothers Excavating has the experience you’re looking for in septic tank pumping for your South Lyon home. We’ve been serving South Lyon and the surrounding communities since 1956. We’re family run, and we’ll treat you like family.

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

What's the Result of Flushing the Wrong Things Down the Toilet? You Don't Want to Find Out!

 Flushing the wrong things down the toilet can: 

Clog your toilet or your pipes. 

Cause a sewer backup into your home or building. 

Damage the sewer system. 

Create blockages that release sewage into the environment. 


Sewer backups into your home, business, or neighborhood are not only gross, but they can also be hazardous to your health and be costly to clean up. 

Learn more about why you shouldn’t just flush anything, here!

LaChance Brothers Excavating has the experience you’re looking for in septic tank pumping for your South Lyon home. We’ve been serving South Lyon and the surrounding communities since 1956. We’re family run, and we’ll treat you like family.

Learn more about how to care for your septic tank on our website!

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