The story of a Friend, my plunger, his auger, and my toilet. A "doo doo" or don't do situation!
Hi, an acquaintance was at my house helping me with a clogged toilet. He has more gusto then me and removed my toilet. He had an emergency come up, and now I am stuck here left with the aftermath. I don't have the money for a Plumber right now. I'd like to try everything I can before I do that.
As stated, the toiet is off and there is water in the pipe. His goal was to drain the pipe in order to pour de-clogging liquid down there and get closer to the clog. So he was putting a plunging directly on the hole and rotating that with using a bathroom auger (6 feet long total) and he had it mostly drained out.
I read online that dish detergent and hot water worked miracles, so I tried it. Currently I filled the pipe back up and liquid/detergent is to the top. I am assuminng that is indeed meaning it's clogged? I don't know the normal behavior of how the water normally drains/rests in the pipe/toilet and maybe that's normal behavior.
If you can help me answer those questions and/or have any advice on what I should do, I would greatly appreciate it. I know I might need to call a plumber but as I said i'd like to try doing it myself first. Thanks in advance!