If you have a clogged toilet, don’t panic! There are a few simple steps you can take to try to unblock it yourself. Here’s a guide on how to unblock a toilet:
- Start by checking to see if the blockage is at the base of the toilet or further down the drain. If it’s at the base, you might be able to use a toilet auger to clear the blockage. If the blockage is further down the drain, you’ll need to use a different method.
- To use a toilet auger, insert the auger into the base of the toilet and push it through the drain until you feel resistance. Then, turn the auger handle clockwise to try to loosen and remove the blockage.
- If the auger doesn’t work, try using a plunger. Place the plunger over the drain and push down repeatedly, trying to create suction that will loosen and remove the blockage.
- If the plunger doesn’t work, you can try using a mixture of hot water and dish soap. Pour a pot of hot water into the toilet and add a few drops of dish soap. The hot water and soap can help to loosen and remove the blockage.
- If none of these methods work, you may need to call a plumber to clear the blockage.
Remember to use caution when unblocking a toilet, and always wear gloves to protect yourself from any potentially hazardous materials that may be causing the blockage.
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