Is your toilet clogged and you don’t have any tools in the house to fix it? Not even an old toilet plunger, much less a toilet snake?
Before you panic and do something you might regret later on (like calling in a plumber and spending a lot of money), here’s a quick tutorial on how to snake a toilet with a hanger. Sounds like an obscure way to fix a clogged toilet, but hey, it works.
How did I come around to discovering this weird trick, you may ask?
Well, it all started way back in college when I shared a house with three other people. Of course, not everyone is familiar with the concept of throwing out their toiletries in the garbage can and not the toilet. Hence, a massively clogged throne.
Being a clump of broke college students, we couldn’t afford to hire a professional plumbing service to unclog our toilet. We didn’t have a plunger lying around either.
Lo and behold — with the help of some Internet searching– I came across a tutorial on how to use a hanger to unclog a toilet. Now I’m here, ready to share the same wisdom with you.Continue reading