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Unclogging a toilet with dish soap and hot water

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Jun 03, 2013, 10:08 AM
Sparky617
Unclogging a toilet with dish soap and hot water
Has anyone tried this? Seems like a cool solution to an all too frequent problem with some low flow toilets.

http://www.ehow.com/how_590328...toilet-dishsoap.html

I find if you are prone to clogging to flush before you put any paper in the bowl. 9 times out of 10 this works, yes it can take two flushes to get rid of everything one for the "bio-solids" and one for the paper but it beats having to break out the plunger.

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Jun 03, 2013, 10:27 AM
Re-mdlr
I heard about using hot water years ago. I tried it, found there was no difference. Never tried the soap trick though.
Jun 03, 2013, 11:07 AM
Retro Lou
I've heard of this before but haven't personally tried it. I also heard that putting baking soda and vinegar in there can help as well.

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