Inspection chamber tissue too side
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Pepsiandcoke
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Inspection chamber tissue too side

by Pepsiandcoke » Sun Sep 17, 2023 4:37 pm

Why would tissue be collecting up the side of an inspection chamber ? Anyone experienced this

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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by stoneyboy » Mon Sep 18, 2023 10:05 pm

Hi pepsiandcoke,
You may have a partial blockage downstream from the inspection chamber or your mains drains are not coping with the combined discharge in your area. IThis will be causing a backup partly filling the inspection chamber which will leave floating material on the walls.
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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by Pepsiandcoke » Fri Sep 29, 2023 3:11 pm

Drainage company came out checked the main line no issues and checked from inspection to Main line no issues when checked with camera . When toilet flushed goes down soil pipe and tissue just lands up side of inspection . Haven’t checked when lid off yet but know it collects up side

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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by stoneyboy » Fri Sep 29, 2023 9:30 pm

Hi pepsiandcoke,
Thanks for the update - excellent you’ve had pipes checked.
Does the tissue end up above and on the outside of the bend in the IC? Suggest you look in IC when the toilet is flushed to see what happens.
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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by Pepsiandcoke » Wed Oct 04, 2023 3:45 pm

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That where it collects . Just to the side then builds up over time
That where it collects . Just to the side then builds up over time

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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by stoneyboy » Wed Oct 04, 2023 10:40 pm

Hi pepsiandcoke,
Trace where the side pipe comes from and try flushing toilet paper down the loo connected to it. I suspect you will find the force of the flush shoots paper up the side wall.
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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by Pepsiandcoke » Thu Oct 05, 2023 3:15 pm

Yes that’s what will happen but how would I fix this ?

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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by stoneyboy » Thu Oct 05, 2023 10:45 pm

Hi pepsiandcoke,
I’m going to assume you are not experienced builders.
Get a length of 100mm/110mm soil pipe close to the length of the inspection chamber and cut it in half along its length. Fit this on top of the invert pipe. Mix some rapid setting cement with sharp sand and lay this along the left haunching so it is partly over the plastic pipe. You will have to clean off the haunching and rough it up using a cold chisel so you get a good bond. Once the cement has set remove the plastic pipe and you should end up with almost a bob sleigh section which will direct tissue down into the invert pipe rather than up the walls.
This will be a make and mend solution but the only alternatives would need drastic modification of the chamber base.
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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by Pepsiandcoke » Fri Oct 06, 2023 9:14 am

Hi thanks for reply . What also crossed my mind was toilet pressure being too high ? Would that also cause it ? As when flushed toilet fills instantly .

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Re: Inspection chamber tissue too side

by stoneyboy » Fri Oct 06, 2023 9:35 pm

Hi pepsiandcoke,
Although you haven’t said it’s likely that the source toilet is close to the IC. The rate at which the WC refills is not relevant.
Whether you can reduce the rate at which water is discharged at each flush will depend on the type of toilet you have. If you have a toilet with a high level cistern you could try changing it for a low level one. If it is already a low level toilet you may be able to replace the internals to give a slower flush rate.
All in all not a simple problem to solve.
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