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As Murphy's Law of Toilets states, if a toilet can clog, it will clog. Usually, when a toilet clogs, you grab the nearest plunger and get to work. Yet what happens when you're not able to do that? Perhaps you just moved to a new apartment. Your friend may not have a plunger at his or her house. What if your dog ate your plunger? Who knows!

There is no need to worry about why you don't have a plunger. Your next move is what matters. You are still going to need to unclog the toilet even if you lack your plunger. It's not as difficult (or gross) as you think! A plunger is not always necessary to clear even tough clogs. Here are some you should try first:

Top Hot Water

Put a big bucket of hot water on the table. The water must be hot, not boiling. A hot toilet bowl might crack if it is filled with boiling water. Put hot water from your faucet in a bucket instead. Make sure the bowl is nearly full of water before pouring it into the toilet.

In most cases, the heat should break down solid waste enough so that it can be flushed down the toilet. www.canduplumbing.com can always try another method if this doesn't work. The hot water trick is an excellent place to start.

Number 2: Dish Soap

Dish soap should be squeezed into the toilet bowl. Allow it to sit for about fifteen minutes. Solids can be broken down with soap. Moreover, the lubricating agent will make the pipes and bowls easier to slide through, so that clogs will be easier to remove. Retry the hot water trick after using the dish soap. Then pour a pot of hot (but not boiling!) water into the bowl. Allow it to sit again, but this time for thirty minutes.

Let the soap and water unclog for some time before flushing again. In case that didn't solve the problem, repeat this process again. Alternatively, you could let it sit all night.

The Epsom Salt #3

Having Epsom salt lying around will come in handy. An Epsom salt solution triggers a chemical reaction in the water causing it to fizz and bubble. All of that fizzing and bubbling will definitely help dissolve clogs.

In the toilet bowl, add several tablespoons of Epsom salt. Allow it to sit for fifteen minutes before flushing. First flushes typically produce positive results. You can also combine this technique with the dish soap and hot water trick.

The wire hanger #4

Clearing a clog in this manner is the quickest way. It's time to dive right in if you've tried heat and chemical reactions but failed. Fold a wire hanger and insert it into the toilet bowl. Wiggle it about.

If your clog involves a lot of blood, you may want to wear gloves. If you are working on the toilet, be sure not to damage it accidentally. If you use a wire hanger too rough or without discrimination, you can easily scratch up porcelain.

Once you have unclogged your toilet successfully, there are a few things you should do. The first step is to buy a flange plunger. Despite the fact that these plungerless techniques are useful, they can't substitute for the real thing. You should then figure out why your toilet was clogged in the first place. Is this common? If it does, there could be an even more significant issue with your home plumbing.

Then you should contact the pros at Candu Plumbing. Your system's plumbing will be examined to figure out what's causing the clogs. I'll be able to make sure you won't need a new plunger in the near future.