How to prevent toilet blockages?

Please see the following information provided by Northumbria Water. 

‘Only Paper, Pee & Poo Go Down The Loo.’  – Northumbria Water 

‘More than half of the blockages are easily preventable, and will have been caused by people by putting “disposable items” such as wipes, cotton buds and sanitary products down the toilet, rather than in the bin.

These items cause harm to your home and plumbing system, the environment and can end up costing you a lot of money.

A lot of these items claim on the packaging that they are flushable, so it’s no wonder people put them down the toilet, however you would think twice if you knew the damage it causes.

Always put items like these in the bin. Never flush them down your sink or toilet, even if the packaging says otherwise!’

Please ensure that only toilet paper is flushed to minimise blockages.