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Everyone likes to keep your house clean and in order, is not it ?! But sometimes, small unexpected can happen. And one of which cause more concern, of course, is the toilet clogged.

In addition to causing bad smell, the clogged toilet undertakes the general hygiene of the bathroom and still leaves unusable.

But that this is not cause for despair in his house below you can see a few ways to unclog the toilet simply, effectively and without mess:

1. Throw bleach in vase

An early attempt is valid play a little bleach in the vessel, wait about three hours and then flush.
Plínio Protásio, operations manager at Roto-Rooter desentupidora, notes that play bleach in the vessel, in some cases, can solve the problem. "It will depend on the cause of the clogging. If excrement, the bleach can clear the passage. In cases where the blockage is caused by rags, wood, plastic, the use of bleach will be ineffective, "he explains.

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2. Play vinegar and sodium bicarbonate in vessel

Mix ½ cup bicarbonate ½ cup vinegar and play directly into the toilet. This is a homemade solution that sometimes brings good results.

Protásio points out that in some cases can work, depending on the cause of the clogging. But it may not solve. So you have to leave it to another method.

3. Play detergent and water in the vessel

Dilute a little detergent in boiling water and the mixture throw the toilet. Flush then observing whether the blockage has been resolved. You can repeat the process up to three times. If you notice that did not even sure, try another method.

"In some cases, you can solve, will depend on the cause of the clogging. If excrement, can clear the passage. But in cases where the blockage is caused by rags, wood, plastic, the use of detergent will be ineffective, "says Sts.

4. Use a plunger

A very suitable way is to use the plunger and flush simultaneously. For this, there needs to be a good amount of water in the vessel.

"This may solve the clogging problem because it creates a vacuum that can cause the object blocking the flow of water down the drain," explains Sts.

5. Use caustic soda if necessary

Use caustic soda only if other methods have not been effective. Be very careful not to make direct contact with the product, so use gloves and goggles during the process.

In a bucket filled with water, put two tablespoons () of caustic soda and two tablespoons () salt. Pour the bucket contents of the vessel. Do not repeat this procedure often, indeed, avoid it.

Protásio comments that this measure can take effect in some cases, depending on the cause of the clogging.

6. Try to discharge completely sealing the inlet air

Cover the toilet seat with a garbage bag or plastic wrap. Make sure that there remained no open space for the passage of air. Then close the cover, sit on top of the vessel lid and trigger the discharge for about 30 seconds.

"This may solve the problem in some simple cases of clogging. This creates a vacuum and pressure is forcing down desentupindo the vessel, "said Sts.

7. Use a plastic bottle as plunger

A PET bottle cut in half, put a broom handle in its beak, then place the bottom of the bottle (cut) in the private hole and make various movements up and down (as if it were a rubber plunger).

This measure can solve the clogging, according to Sts. "This creates a vacuum because that may cause the object blocking the flow of water down the drain," he says.

This was even the reader's suggestion Arnaldo Placido Dos Santos, who has tested and approved the method.

8. Use a mop

"You can take a mop, put a glove, push the cloth in vase with force (having carefully for this cloth does not go down the toilet because it would worsen the problem), flush and pull the cloth at the same time. Note: it is inadvisable to play toilet paper in the toilet, "says Plínio Protásio.

9. Use a plastic ball to seal the vessel

If you have at home a plastic ball (big ones), put it on the Accent toilet. Push the ball to that part between a little, completely sealing the vessel. So give the discharge, being careful not to burst the ball. Depending on the case, the pressure will be able to send away what is obstructing the passage.

10. Call a professional

If you can not even unclog the toilet with some of the homemade solutions, it is better not to be insisting - which may end up worsening the blockage. Ideally immediately look for a company or an expert to unclog the toilet.

How to prevent clogging

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Some simple guidelines to help prevent clogging the toilet. Check it:

  1. Never play absorbing the toilet;
  2. Never play condoms within the vessel;
  3. Never throw wipes down the toilet;
  4. Do not throw toilet paper into the toilet bowl;
  5. Keep a trash can in the bathroom for proper disposal of this material, preferably right next to the toilet;
  6. If you normally get quite home visit, see the possibility of placing a small plaque in the bathroom reminding that the toilet paper should be disposed of in the trash;
  7. Clean your toilet at least once a week.

It is worth heed the advice, after all, clogged toilet creates a very unpleasant situation for which no one wants to spend!