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I was afraid of doing this the first time; but after a plumber let me assist him I saw it was pretty basic. When you want to clear a drain pipe you want to consider the diameter of the pipe and the material of the pipe. The size of the pipe will determine what size bits you want to use. Bits come in a variety of sizes and shapes to handle different size ...


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Those symptoms indicate that the blockage is likely beyond the trap that's built into the toilet bowl. It may be where the toilet meets the floor near the wax seal, or it may be even further down the line. If a plunger isn't dislodging the blockage (remember the goal is to suck up, not push down with the plunger), then you can get an auger that's specially ...


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You are lucky there is a vertical pipe. The teapot lid is often at the bottom of the chamber, so it needs to be pumped out for access. As you suspect, this should enable cleaning out the main house trap. The pipe with the flap that is under water is to access the pipe beyond the trap. Either the pipe beyond or the trap can be the cause of the blockage. ...



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