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What To Do If Your Toilet Won't Drain

Professional Plumbing Solutions In College Station

After flushing your toilet a couple of times, you realize that it won’t drain. You’ve tried unclogging it to no avail. This can leave you scratching your head wondering what to do next.

Fortunately, our team of experts at Barker’s Heating & Cooling can help you troubleshoot your toilet to get it up and working again. Let’s look into a few of them to see if they can resolve your toilet plumbing issues so that it drains as normal.

Why Won’t My Toilet Drain?

As you’ve figured, the reason your toilet won’t drain is likely due to a clog — a stubborn one! This can be due to a buildup of toilet paper, unflushable items getting lodged in your pipes or broken or damaged plumbing.

You’ve tried using a toilet plunger to fix your clogged toilet, but it’s not doing the trick like it normally does! If your toilet won’t unclog after a basic plumbing procedure, there are alternate options you can try to get your pipes running as usual.

How To Fix A Toilet That Won’t Drain

It’s important to fix your disobedient potty as soon as possible. Letting it sit too long or flushing over and over won’t do it any good and could make the problem worse. Try some of these alternative steps and strategies to see if it does the trick to get your toilet draining again.

Contact A Plumbing Professional

If basic plumbing with a toilet plunger is all you can handle, that’s okay! If DIY projects aren’t your skillset, it’s never a bad idea to contact your local plumber to fix the toilet draining issues for you. In fact, it could be your first step and can potentially save you a lot of time.

Barker’s Heating & Cooling, situated in College Station, is just a phone call away. Trust your pipes to the professionals on our team and rest assured we’ll get the job done right!

Alternate Strategies For Unclogging Toilets

If you have decided to use this plumbing inconvenience as a learning opportunity, then step right up. Choose one of these methods to clear minor toilet blockages:

  • Pour hot (but not too hot!) water down your toilet, let sit, then flush
  • Pour half a cup of dish soap into your toilet, let sit, then flush
  • Pour one cup of white vinegar and one cup of baking soda in your toilet, let sit, then flush
  • Use a toilet auger

These tips highlight a bunch of practical DIY methods that you can easily tackle yourself — no fancy training required! You might find it surprisingly simple to give these a shot at home.

Professional Toilet Plumbing

Sometimes the best course of action you can take is calling a plumber in your area to manage all your stubborn toilet clogs. Even with some of the DIY strategies, they may not be enough for you to resolve these inconveniences on your own.

Get your toilet plumbing back in check with Barker’s Heating & Cooling. Just because your toilet clogs are stuck, it doesn’t mean you have to be either, so give us a call today to get your toilet working again!

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