stubborn toilet clog

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by toiletprob, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. toiletprob

    toiletprob New Member

    a small plastic bottle fell into my toilet and I have tried a snake and even a straightened wire hanger to get it out, but couldn't. I was wondering if anyone knows of any type of liquid plummers that would melt the plastic because I do not want to have to take the toilet off the floor and calling a plumber is my last resort. Thanks for any help :)
  2. RioHyde

    RioHyde Plumber

    Cincinnati, Ohio
    holy smokes! dont put anything down the toilet thinking its gonna melt the plastic and save you a aint gonna happen! If you cant snake it out with a closet auger or fish it out with a coat hanger, you're going to need to pull the toilet and get it out of the trap that way. Why is calling a plumber the last resort? If you broke your leg, calling a doctor wouldnt be......just a thought.
  3. toiletprob

    toiletprob New Member

    Thanks for the help, in reply to calling a plumber as a last resort, I'm a poor university student we try to save money :)
  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Cave Creek, Arizona

    Pretend you broke your leg and didn't have insurance. Then use that money for the plumber.
  5. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Bothell, Washington
    Yeah, I'm thinking like hj, just pretend you leg is broken.
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