Learn how to unclog a toilet.
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Toilet blocked? Help is at hand! This video will show you how to unblock a toilet in your home.
In this video, we are going to learn how to unblock a toilet.
There is no need to call a plumber to unblock a toilet as there are a number of simple techniques you can try for yourself.
To unblock a toilet you will need: a plunger, a drain snake and, possibly, a chemical drain unblocker.
There are three different techniques which we will now look at in more detail.
METHOD 1 : Using a plunger
Insert the plunger into the toilet bowl.
Pump the plunger a few times to create a vacuum.
Then, flush the toilet.
METHOD 2: Using a drain snake
Gradually feed the drain snake into the toilet bowl until it meets the blockage.
Turn the handle.
Repeat this process until the toilet is unblocked.
The drain snake method is effective even with big blockages.
METHOD 3: Using a chemical drain unblocker
If you have not yet succeeded in unblocking your toilet, this is technique is a last resort.
Pour half a bottle of chemical unblocker into the toilet bowl.
Wait for the amount of time specified by the manufacturer.
Flush the toilet.
You now know how to unblock a toilet.