Posted on: September 2, 2013
By: Alan O'Neill
Posted in: Plumbing
A sink or toilet clog can be messy and downright frustrating. However, in the unfortunate instance that this situation does occur, there is no reason to fret if you know how to use a plunger.
To get started, you first need to find the water valve, which will be located either by the toilet or under the sink, and turn it off. Next, place the plunger directly over the drain or toilet hole and move it up and down without losing suction. After doing this a few times, remove the plunger. If you are successful, the clog will have gone away. In the unlucky chance that the clog is still there, try to go through plunging process a few more times and then call a plumber if the problem persists.
Understanding how to use a plunger is a simple way to unclog toilets and sinks. But when a serious clog occurs and won’t go away, a professional should be contacted immediately. Abacus Plumbing & Air Conditioning is an award-winning plumber that you can trust with all of your plumbing needs, so dial (713) 812-7070 to schedule an appointment with one of our plumbers in Houston today.