A friend of ours has a toilet in her condo that when flushed does not
go down the bowl all the way. I also noticed that the tank is a
plastic *almost* facsimile of the tank that belongs there.
I tried different water height settings and still the water, once it
reaches the bowl section, will not go down.
Is it simply the obvious - that there is a clog that has been brewing
somewhere down the line for a long time? I'd really love to help her
so she and her roommates don't have to dispose of their "solid waste"
in the wastebasket instead of where it belongs!!
If it is a clog, please recommend a good organic or semi-organic clog
Plunger first, snake second, if it is an old toilet where there is hard
water, the rim holes may be clogged with mineral buildup also and not
getting the whoosh of water needed to move things. That can be checked by
dumping a bucket of water into the bowl to flush. If it does not, it is the
trap or beyond.
Since you mention facsimile, was the tank replaced? Did the problems start
then? I'd investigate that also.
Did you try a plunger or plumbing snake. I once had
a problem with a toilet that wouldn't flush properly.
When I ran the snake down the trap, it pulled up a
plastic toy belonging to the resident four year old.
There could be something like a hair curler, if the
gals still use those things, stuck in the trap.
Bush the supposed leader of his party flushed it all away.
His partys leadership was unable to distance itself from a obvious
falied presidency, stood by their man and now will be paying the
ultimate price, loss of their plush weashington jobs
I hoipe both mitch mc connel and lindsay graham are going to the
unemployment line next tuesday. they richly deserve it
A condo with only 1 bathroom???
Something misleading here. Sounds like you're trying to get in tighter
with dear friend or a roommate. Were you sniffin' the seat while working
There's also the plumber option that she and her roommates can split the
cost with. A real friend wouldn't have you dabbling in their shit/piss
Why don't you go vote for that Emperor Palpatine look-a-like and his
Dick-Cheney-in-Drag VP running mate Palin, ya NEOCON NUT?! That's
right, you sound just like one of them, thinkin' everyone that
BREATHES is either a "TERRORIST" or a "PEVERT".
Play footsie in any public bathroom stalls lately, Mr. Larry CRAIG?
I'm trying to get honest advice here, and YOU'VE gotta come along with
your moral majority happy horseshit.
Took mine out last year, laid it in the driveway and gave it a power wash
job...down in the holes (BOTH SIDES) you wouldnt believe the junk that came
out...lots of calcium deposits builds up if you have hard water, also
remember the inside diameter of the hole isnt as large as it appears from
the outside..why not get a snake from local home store and spin it down the
inside hole,,this may dislodge obstructions and you will notice a
difference..if you do this lay a piece of material inside as not to mar the
finish of the bowl where the snake is turning
Look and learn....
As it's in a condo, maybe there's a clog somewhere beyond the part of
the plumbing your friend is responsible for maintaining or repairing?
Tell us the reslts of a bucket of water rapidly poured in.
> Maybe there is something stuck in the trap. This is the usual
toilet that wouldn't flush properly
Using plunger or plumbing snake is a good
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