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Clogged toilets always come at the worst times and are a miserable nuisance that cannot be left alone. We have all had to deal with them at some point in our life, whether it be at home or while working at a grocery store. 

What's worse is when you are a guest in someone else's home and can't seem to get things taken care of. There are plenty of horror stories, including clogged toilet clogs, but we won't go there. 

No matter the situation, a clogged toilet is an inconvenience, and many times calling a plumber is not necessarily an option. Additionally, spending your hard-earned cash on a plumber just for them to grab a plunger and quickly deal with the problem seems a bit ridiculous, but in the worst cases is needed. 

When considering a toilet paper brand, most consumers are concerned with factors such as strength and softness, but how often is your septic system considered in your choice? With such a wide variety of different brands, plies, and levels of softness, it is easy to forget about what happens when toilet paper goes down the toilet. 

Being a homeowner in Asheville is a lovely proposition. Having the opportunity to be close to the city while also being able to explore the surrounding mountains is a dream for many people. There are plenty of easy day trips to see waterfalls, climb along beautiful mountain ridges, and explore cute downtowns such as Black Mountain, Weaverville, and Hendersonville.

It is not all roses owning a home, though. There are plenty of things to consider, from maintenance to insurance and everything in between. Homeownership comes with a lot of responsibility. One responsibility is keeping up with your home's wastewater system.

It's not hard to understand why it is essential not just to flush anything down your drain. Some waste is acceptable, but not everything. There are obvious things, such as hazardous waste, chemicals, and other contaminants, that can damage the environment and impact groundwater. Some things can create serious clogs. 

To help keep your septic system working properly and your plumbing system healthy, we have put together a list of 11 things that should never be flushed down the toilet or drain.