1 How to get rid of blockages: 6 methods
- 1.1 Chemical methods: 3 options
- 1.2 Mechanical methods: 3 methods
- 2 Total
The problem of a clogged toilet needs to be solved very quickly. The first thing that comes to mind in such a situation is to call a plumber. But it is long and expensive. I suggest you understand yourself how to clean the toilet from clogging.
How to get rid of blockages: 6 methods
The ways in which you can clean the blockage in the toilet are conditionally divided into 2 groups:
- Chemical. They involve the use of household chemicals and abundant washing of the blockage with water.
- Mechanical. These include: use of a plunger, special cable or bottle.
The first group is more suitable for not too serious blockages, otherwise it is better to resort to mechanical methods.
Chemical methods: 3 options
To clear a clogged toilet, you can resort to one of these recipes:
Cleaning with soda is a kind of “old-fashioned” method that will cope with a little blockage. For this:
Remedy for blockages
You can resort to special tools designed to combat blockages (Mole, Drano, Tiret, etc.)
Use them according to the package instructions:
You can always try to eliminate the blockage in the toilet with bleach available in the house.
Someone claims that the clog can be quickly eliminated with the help of Coca-Cola or another carbonated drink. As my personal experience has shown, this option is good for cleaning the surface of the earthenware ware from plaque, but not for serious problems.
Mechanical methods: 3 methods
Mechanical cleaning can be applied when simple household chemicals did not help solve the problem. I offer 3 options:
It is necessary to act according to the following scheme:
This is a kind of wire, at the end of which there is a special spiral nozzle or brush. It is necessary to use the cable as follows:
This method is used in the most extreme situations when there was no house or cable.
Now you know how to clean the blockage in the toilet and you can quickly solve the problem yourself. If you have any questions, ask them in the comments - I will try to help. There you can talk about your own methods of dealing with blockages. And in addition to theory, see the visual video in this article.
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