How to Fix Your Clogged Toilet

Do you have a clogged toilet? Clogged toilets are a common household problem. Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Service can unclog your toilet and determine if there is an underlying problem causing persistent clogs. Experts at Roto-Rooter say there are several steps to take when your toilet clogs. First you need to stop the toilet bowl from filling up and spilling onto the floor. You can do this by taking the lid off of the tank and closing the flapper valve to ensure no water can enter the tank. Try lifting up the float to stop water from flowing in then reach down and turn off the water supply valve.

Plungers sink & toilet
The cup-style plunger on the right is most effective on toilet clogs.

How do you know when you need to call a Roto-Rooter plumbing expert? If you see water backing up in the sinks or showers when you flush, that’s a sure sign you know to call an expert. When this occurs you could have a clogged branch line or even a clogged main sewer line. This type of issue cannot be solved with a plunger; Roto-Rooter plumbers are available 24 hours a day and will be there to get the job done. Just call us at 1-800-768-6911 for immediate assistance with your plumbing problem.

 
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