How To Unclog A Toilet Without A Plunger

How To Unclog A Toilet Without A Plunger

Dealing with a clogged toilet can be a frustrating experience if you don't have a plunger available. There are alternatives you can try to unclog your toilet before you call a local plumber, DKI Thistle. In this post, we will explore some techniques to unclog a toilet without a plunger. DKI Thistle has a 24-hour emergency response line for plumbing services, including toilet repair.

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Hot Water and Dish Soap

Try pouring a generous amount of dish soap into the toilet bowl, followed by hot, but not boiling, water. Let it sit for a few minutes to allow the soap to penetrate the clog, before flushing to see if the clog has cleared.

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Baking Soda and Vinegar

Pour one cup of baking soda into the toilet bowl. After that, slowly pour two cups of vinegar into the bowl. Allow it to sit and fizz for 30 minutes before flushing the toilet.

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Wire Hanger

Straighten out a wire hanger and insert one end into the toilet drain while wiggling in a gentle, circular motion to break up the clog, but be careful not to push the clog down the pipe. Once the clog has loosened, flush the toilet to clear the obstruction.

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Epsom Salt and Water

Add one cup of Epsom salt to the toilet bowl and let it dissolve for a few minutes. Follow with four cups of hot water into the toilet. Allow the mixture to sit for 15 minutes before flushing the toilet to check if the toilet drain has cleared.

While a plunger is handy for unclogging toilets, it's not the only solution. Remember to exercise caution and, if necessary, consult a local plumber DKI Plumbing for persistent clogs. Contact us today to schedule plumbing services or an emergency toilet repair.

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