Blocked toilets are one of the most frustrating and disgusting problems people face in their homes or workplaces. A blocked toilet not only causes inconvenience but also creates an unpleasant environment. In Cumbria, we at Drainage Cumbria have your back when you encounter such situations. Our team of experts is equipped with the latest tools and equipment to tackle any toilet blockage problem. We understand how important it is to have a functioning toilet, which is why we have compiled this guide on how to clear a blocked toilet drain in Cumbria.
A water blockage in the toilet is among the most common types of toilet blockages. This type of blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the toilet trap or the drainpipe. The toilet trap is the curvy section below the bowl that forms a "trap" to prevent sewer gas from entering the bathroom.
The easiest and most common way to clear a blocked toilet drain due to water blockage is by using a plunger. A plunger works by creating suction pressure that dislodges the obstruction. Follow these steps to use a plunger:
An auger, also known as a plumbing snake, is a long wire that is used to clear clogs in pipes. To use an auger, follow these steps:
A toilet bowl blockage occurs when the obstruction is in the bowl's rim, such as a foreign object like a toy, sanitary product, or excessive toilet paper.
Using a plunger is the most common approach to dislodge an obstruction in the toilet bowl. Follow these steps:
If the obstruction remains in the toilet bowl after using a plunger, you may have to remove the object manually.
If none of the above methods work in dislodging the obstruction in the toilet drain or bowl, it is time to call on the experts at Drainage Cumbria. Our team of professionals possesses the experience and knowledge to identify and clear the blockage, no matter what's causing it. We also deploy the latest equipment to clear the blockage promptly, making your toilets fully functional again.
In summary, a blocked toilet can be a frustrating inconvenience, but Drainage Cumbria is here to help in Cumbria. You can use a plunger or an auger to dislodge the obstruction in the toilet drain or bowl. But if none of these methods work, don't hesitate to call the experts at Drainage Cumbria on 01228 734162. We'll have your toilets back up and running in no time, ensuring you have a safe and fully functional toilet.