Chemicals to Unclog a Toilet: Which are the Best?

As toilet unclogging certainly is not the most pleasant duty we have to finish, we want it to be as easier and quicker as possible. If the problem seems to be a stubborn one, we cannot make it disappear in a few minutes. What we need are the right chemicals to unclog a toilet.

There are many products available, each of them offering a solution to this nasty problem. But how can we be sure that we will pick the right one?

When choosing a product, pay attention to its ingredients. Make sure you chose as little hazardous as possible because your health matters more in the first place. Moreover, an eco-friendly product will be less harmful to the environment.

Without further ado, we compiled this list to make your choice easier.

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How to Unblock a Slow Flushing Toilet with Vinegar

Let’s be honest, this chore is not something that thrills you, but still, it has to be done. Once you start looking for solutions, you will find numerous answers. A sigh of relief here! Most of them do the job, and sometimes quick and simple fixes just do work.

What to do when the toilet won’t flush as fast as it should? Is there anything you can do quickly to solve it? What about home remedies that could help? Do you need to call a plumber immediately or there’s something that you can do to solve the issue? Let’s find out!

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How to Unblock a Slow Draining Toilet?

A clogged toilet can be one heck of an issue, for more reasons than one. Whether you’re answering the call of nature at your friend’s house and suddenly facing the clogged toilet issue, or if your toilet is the afflicted one, one must rise to the task and resolve this crisis.

Luckily for us all, there is a number of potential ways to solve this issue. This text will deal with some of them. Some may be familiar to you, while others may be new, but by the time you read this text, you’ll acquire several very neat tricks which will enable you to deal with even the most troublesome clogging problems.

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Clogged Toilet Solutions: 7 Simple Ways that Work!

The toilet is the nastiest room in the house, that’s a fact. For that reason, cleaning it up is not quite on the list of the most interesting things you have to do. Still, it has to be done.

We decided to compile some interesting and quick clogged toilet solutions to help you deal with this situation. These are mostly the items and ingredients you already have, which indeed makes these tips easily applicable.

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How to Snake a Tub Drain (Not What You Think)

Did ever happened to you that you’ve taken a nice relaxing bath and just after you’ve finished, you suddenly became distressed because the water just refused to go away?

Unfortunately, it was the reason I stopped doing long baths. Simply, I had no patience to wait for the water to go away, and if I didn’t, the dirt would collect at the bottom of the bathtub.

I knew it was all about the clogged pipe, but there was no way to unclog it. I have tried with the plunger and with some chemicals, but it didn’t help.

Luckily, my neighbour who was a plumber before retirement came over and gave me some free on how to snake my tub drain, after which I solved the problem with my tub.

Today, I will share my experience with you.

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How to Clear a Clogged Tub Drain Naturally (No Chemicals!)

I am sure you are all familiar with that feeling when you’re taking a shower and after a few minutes end up having a bath in a half-dirty water, because the drain pipe didn’t do its job. Then you get even more frustrated because you have to clean and try to unclog the pipe.

Now, if people are in a hurry, they tend just to use one of the products meant for cleaning drain pipes, but no matter how safe they may be, they are still based on chemicals, which sometimes can be dangerous to have and use, especially if you have little children.

There are, however, more natural ways to unclog the pipes by using the stuff we all have in our household. In this text, we will present some of those ways to you, so strap in and let’s begin!

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How to Unclog a Shower Drain

Clogged drains are certainly at the top of the least interesting chores you have to finish! However, pretending that the problem doesn’t exist won’t magically make it disappear, which is why you need to be actionable and creative in thinking.

Calling the plumber certainly is the simplest solution to do, but… Why spend more money, when you can save it by trying to fix the issue yourself?

There are many simple tips which proved to be helpful, so here comes the practical list of ways how to unclog a shower drain.

As you will see, the ingredients and objects used to fix the problems are mainly those found in every household. Even if you have to buy some of them, they are a certainly cheaper option than calling the plumber. Moreover, you can borrow them, which also puts them on the list of budget-friendly options.

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How to Snake a Shower Drain Easily and Effectively

Why choose snaking over other unclogging methods?

As previously mentioned, the shower drains normally are 1 ½ inches to 2 inches wide, and for that reason, you cannot put anything wider than 1 ½ inches in it. Therefore you cannot reach the dirt by any other method.

If the dirt is ingrained, you cannot unclog it by simpler methods, like plungers or the chemical fluids. Also, the plunger requires more strength than the snaking device.

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How to Snake a Toilet without a Snake

A clogged toilet can be a difficult problem for anyone, especially when they are expecting guests, and they need to act fast. This actually happened to me for the last Thanksgiving and luckily I knew just the right thing to do. The automatic snake I have is actually made for the pipes only up to 2 inches and it is suggested not to use it on the pipes wider than that.

Since I spent some money on this household item, I am willing to keep it in order so the guarantee can be applied in case it broke by any chance. Thus, when my toilet clogged I had to apply some other methods on my toilet pipe that is 4 inches wide. Not to mention that any plumber would charge me more for the holidays.

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How to Use a Manual Drain Auger

Having a blocked drain pipe can be very annoying. All the dirty water just won’t go away and all the cleaning you have to do after your plumber made a mess repairing it. All of this can be very stressing, not to mention it can also be time and money consuming.

Therefore, people tend to do their own cleaning of the clogged pipes. There are several methods you can use to do it by yourself, from homemade string hooks to using a soda.

But when neither of those methods actually give any positive effects, the next best way you can use to clear out your drain pipe is to use a drain auger, otherwise called drain or plumber snake.

In further text, we will explain what drain auger is, what types of augers are available out there and how and when to use them.

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