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Dealing with a clogged toilet can be a nerve-wracking experience, but there is no need to become alarmed and some quick action can help unclog the toilet. Toilets can become easily clogged with a variety of things such as toilet paper, wet wipes, feminine hygiene products, small toys and more. Here are some top ways to unclog a toilet:
- Plungers- A properly used plunger generally helps clear an obstruction in the toilet. You would need an accordion or flange plunger to clear a toilet block. These plungers seal and create effective pressurized suction within the opening at the bottom of your toilet.
Push down on this plunger with swift & powerful thrusts; this pressure helps loosen the obstruction in the plumbing pipe. If you aren’t sure whether this has dislodged the obstruction from the drain, pour some water into the toilet bowl. If the water goes down easily, the clog has been cleared. But if it doesn’t, you’d have to try again.
- Augers- If your repeated attempts at using a plunger have failed to unclog your toilet, a good toilet auger might be more effective. This tool has a crank that is specifically designed to feed a flexible, sturdy cable with a spiral tip into your toilet drain to pull out the stubborn clogs. Retract the auger’s cable, ensuring that its tip is at the very end of the guide’s tip.
Next just insert the guide tip, while facing the curve in the same direction as the drain. Crank your auger in one direction until you aren’t able to crank it any further. Once you reach that point, change directions until it has gone down into the drain as far as possible. Pull out the auger from the toilet and then flush the toilet; if necessary, you can use a plunger to further break up the remaining obstruction if any.
Hire plumbing experts
If you have been unable to clear the clog with the plunger and the auger, you will probably have to call a plumber. To get a severe toilet block fixed, feel free to call Dr. Pipe Drain and Plumbing Services on 416 663 4777 or contact us through this form today! We provide custom drain cleaning services. These preventive drain cleaning Hamilton services go a long way in ensuring your drains are clean and that there is no clog buildup in them.