The Best Toilet Unblocking Hacks To Have Ever Existed
Updated: Aug 18
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A blocked toilet can be very annoying and it’s never a pretty sight. You might be reading this because you are the assigned drain unblocker in your home, but no
amount of flushing, hot water, or going at it with the toilet brush is working and to know why your drain smell badly.
That’s why we’ve put together some top toilet unblocking and clearing hacks to help get you out of this mess.
1) Make sure it's your toilet and not your drain
Check the drain outside your house to make sure there isn’t a bigger
problem. If your drain looks blocked act immediately and gets some expert
advice. Leaving the problem unresolved could lead to expensive repair jobs
in the future. Call our friendly team for advice.
If it is your toilet, make sure you have the correct equipment. You will need protective gloves, hot water, a plunger, and a commercial drain cleaner for toilets.
2) Attempt to dislodge manually
If you know exactly what’s blocking the toilet, try using your gloved hand to dislodge it. Remember toilets are breeding grounds for germs so always protect yourself from contamination.
If this doesn’t sound too appetizing you can call always call our 24/7 emergency drain team who will be able to help you and charge NO CALL OUT FEE.
3) Use a commercial drain cleaner
Only use commercial drain cleaners if you know the block is organic and not from any trapped objects and if you have tried everything else first. Never use more than one cleaning product at a time. Mixing can cause dangerous chemical reactions.
4) Call the experts
If after all this you still have a problem, it might be time to call a professional and get some expert help as you may have a bigger drain issue and your drain smells like rotten eggs or you may need specialist drainage equipment to unblock the toilet.
Or if you just don’t fancy getting down and dirty, it might be an idea to call us and speak to our friendly team for advice.
A huge benefit of having us unblock your toilet is we charge NO CALL OUT
For help with unblocking your toilet, call our friendly team on 0800 611 82 99.