The toilet is clogged and has overflowed . Have patience . Now is the time for considered action. A second flush is a tempting but necessary gamble. First, do damaged control. Mop up water or if really look up website for severe damage control www.topjobrestoration.com.
Next, considered the nature of the clog . It is entirely natural or might foreign object be contributing to the congestion? Push a natural block blockage down the drain with a plunger . A foreign object should be removed , if possible, with a closet auger . Pushing anything more durable than toilet paper into the sewer may create a more serious blockage in you r drain and waste system.
If the tub , sink, and toilet all back up at once, the branch drain line that serves all the bathroom fixtures is probably blocked and you best recourse is to calla drain clearing service.
Tools and Materials
Towels. Closet auger, Plunger, Skirt (force cup ). Possibly a snake reach further down.
The trap is the most common catching spot for the toilets clogs , Once the clog forms , clog forms , flushing the toilet cannot generate enough water power to clear the trap, so flush water backs up. Traps on modern 1.6 gallon toilets have been redesigned to larger diameters and are less prone to clogs than the first generation of 1.6 gallons toilets.
Not all plungers were created equal . The standard plunger is simply an inverted rubber cup and is used to plunge sinks, tubs, and showers. The flanged plunger , also called a force cup , is designed to get down into the trap of a toilet and use it as a standard plunger.
The hime repair marketplace is filled with gadgets and gimmicks , as well as all established products, are intended to clear drains all types . Some help , some are worthless , some can ever make that problem worse. Nevertheless, if you are the type of homeowner who is enamored with new products and the latest solutions , you may enjoy testing out new drain cleaners ashley become available. In this photo , for example you will see relatively new product that injects blast of compressed CO 2 directly into your toilet , sink , or tub drain to dislodge clogs. It does not cause any chemicals to enter the waste stream , and the manufacturers claim the Co 2 blast is very gentle and won’t damage pipes . As with any new product, use it with caution . But if a plunger or a snake is not working , it could save you the cost of a plumber’s house call.
Importantly to have water damage specialist to check out the damaged the backer board has passed through it cause damaged. If it has need dehumidifiers to dry out the drywall cavity so no water damage turns into mold.