What would you do when your toilet is clogged? In most of the instances, we locate the plunger and get the job done. It is a convenient and hassle-free method available to unclog a clogged toilet. But what if the plunger is missing?
Then you might wonder what you should do to overcome the frustration that you are dealing with. You might even think about contacting a local plumbing service. You shouldn’t take things too far. In fact, there is a method that you can follow in order to unclog the toilet without using a plunger. From this article, we will share more details about that method.
Before you go ahead with this method, you will have to spend some time with preparation. In fact, you are encouraged to take a deep breath. That’s because you are going to deal with some funky smell. You should also calm down while you are trying to get the job done.
Here are the steps that you should follow:
- As the first step, you should squirt a decent amount of shampoo or dish soap into the clogged toilet. Or else, it is even possible for you to take a bar of soap, cut it and put it into the clogged toilet. All these methods can help you to end up with positive results.
- Now you have added soap or shampoo into the toilet. As the next step, you will need to take at least a gallon of hot water. Then you should pour hot water into the toilet. You don’t need to get boiling water in here. Just hot water will be able to help you with getting the job done.
- You should now wait for a few minutes and see what would happen. While you are waiting, you can see how water is breaking up toilet paper. In the meantime, soap would help the clog to slide down through the pipe.
The method we mentioned might not deliver positive results in the very first attempt. It depends based on the nature of the clog that you are dealing with. Hence, you might have to repeat the first two steps again and again. While you are following these steps again and again, you will be able to spot improvements. It will motivate you to keep on doing and unclog the toilet.
This technique will only be able to deliver positive results to the toilets that are not overflowing. That’s because you will not be able to add the liquid soap into the bowl when it is overflowing. If your toilet is overflowing, you should be a bit creative. For example, you need to think about removing the water manually. Then you will be able to follow the above-mentioned steps and get the job done. It can deliver positive results to you and you can get the job done on your own.