But right before you googled “How to unclog a toilet without a plunger?” (WE HAVE ALL BEEN THERE!) you probably should have understood what exactly is causing this blockage. A severe blockage could require manually moving that item. You can do it by unraveling a wire coat hanger until it’s straight. Push one end of the wire into the clogged area and try to prod the debris till it becomes free and flows down the drain.
The toilet is clogged and you can’t seem to find your trusty (and also crusty) plunger? DO NOT WORRY! We can get you through this! We’ll unclog the toilet together!
These hacks will help you unclog a toilet without a plunger.
Run along to the kitchen and grab some dish soap. Even shampoo works. The slippery soap will help in lubricating the clogged pipe and allow the lodged stubborn debris to slide down easily.
Add a gallon of very hot water. This will move things along. Fill a bucket with hot bathwater. Not boiling water as it can cause any porcelain toilet to crack. Pour the water down the toilet from the waist level. Force of the water can dislodge whatever is causing the clog.
Wait for a few minutes and watch. Ideally, the water should break up the debris and the soap should help it slide down the pipe. You may need to repeat these steps depending on the type of the clogged item. But unraveling a wire hanger and gently using it to push the debris down the pipe usually does the job.
This all natural solution is a good alternative to using dish soap;
Step 1: Pour 1 cup of baking soda and 2 cups of vinegar into the toilet.
Step 2: Allow the mixture to fizz for a half hour.
Step 3: And if the clog does not dissipate, try the hot water trick!
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