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Blocked Toilet Melbourne

Man holds pluger try to clear blocked toilet.

Mr. Plumber knows that of all the plumbing problems that can plague a resident of Melbourne, a clogged toilet is one of the most annoying, frustrating, and problematic. Not only do you have dirty water overflowing onto your bathroom floor and possibly causing serious damage, but you’re also left without a working toilet unless you have a spare washroom. That’s a situation that simply can’t be tolerated for long. That’s when you need to call in the blocked toilet repair experts. We can have your toilet up and running again quickly any time of the day or night, in the shortest time, best price and expert service found anywhere in Melbourne.

Call us now on 1800 758 623!

We are experts in blocked toilet repairs and are available 24 hours a day across Melbourne.

What causes a blocked toilet?

There are a lot of items in a normal household that can cause a clogged toilet. Problems are caused when people try to flush things they shouldn’t. In truth, the only thing that should be flushed down a toilet, aside from the usual, is toilet paper. Here are some things that can cause a clogged toilet:

  • Cheap quality toilet paper

  • Paper towels

  • Sanitary napkins

  • Wet wipes

  • Toys

  • Cotton cleaning tips

  • Cat litter

A little care can help prevent clogs in the first place. But be aware that sometimes flushing problems are an indication you might have other plumbing problems like low water pressure and blocked vents and drain lines that may require a professional plumber.

What to do if you have a clogged toilet?

If you experience a clogged toilet, and everyone does eventually, you can try clearing it yourself with one of a few common solutions. Normally the first blocked toilet fix that people turn to is the old-fashioned plunger. This will often work, but not always. An option for more stubborn clogs or blocked drains is a drain auger, also called a plumber’s snake. Small ones can be bought at almost any hardware store. Both can be used in conjunction with a chemical drain cleaner. But if those don’t work, you’ll need to call an expert.

What NOT to do if your toilet is blocked

Often when confronted by a clogged toilet, the first response is to keep trying to flush the toilet in the hopes that it will clear itself. This is a mistake as it will probably cause the toilet to overflow and create a mess. Also, don’t try to remove the toilet from the floor in hopes that you can more easily reach a blockage. Toilets are heavy, and you can easily drop and shatter one, requiring you to buy an expensive new one. You’ll also have to buy a new wax ring to reinstall it. Much easier and cheaper to call in a professional if one of the common solutions don’t work.

Why call Mr Plumber to fix your blocked toilet

Mr. Plumber has earned a place as one of the leading plumbers in the Melbourne metropolitan area. We are available for emergencies 24 hours a day. Just give us a call at 1-800-758-623 or book a plumber in Melbourne through our online form.



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