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Toilet Blockage – what should I do ? | Orbit Plumbing

Have you ever flushed your toilet, and the bowl fills with water? It’s blocked and your first thought ‘awkward’.

What to do?

You can call your Local Mornington Peninsula Plumbers, Orbit Plumbing Somerville,  our plumbers are equipped and ready for any plumbing situation, we are  trained to handle these hazardous situations.

Or you can try a few simple steps and methods to fix the problem yourself, before you arrange for your friendly  local plumber Orbit Plumbing, Frankston Plumber.

They are:

  1. If the toilet is not overflowing you can try a home recipes like a mixture of hot water (Note: not too hot as you can crack the toilet bowl), baking soda and vinegar.
  2. If this hasn’t s worked you can buy chemicals to break down the blockage. It may fix the problem but have a negative impact on the environment.
  3. Still not unblocked you can purchase a toilet plunger, don’t forget the long elbow length rubber gloves, you can buy these from your local hardware store.
  4. If all else fails you can call your local plumber, Orbit Plumbing.

If your home remedies have not worked normally the blockage, is further in the pipes and will require an experienced plumber.

It is recommended by sewerage Authorities and Green Peace not to flush certain items down your toilet these have been listed below. Blockages also can occur with too much toilet paper and some brands don’t dissolve or break down easily.

It has been documented and our Plumber Mornington found that the items below cause home toilet blockages and sewerage pipes blockages. Costing thousands to unblock and clean up, so remember don’t flush these down you toilet or your drains.

These are:

If you need to discuss your toilet blockage with our trained plumbers, call Orbit Plumbing, Mornington Plumber.

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