Try to reach down using your hands
The first method that you can use is to try to reach the clog using your hands. Of course, you will need waterproof gloves to do this and they should be long enough so as to extend far back on your arm.
This should be used if you can be able to spot the object that is causing the clog because the idea here is to remove it completely as opposed to flushing it down, where it might cause more serious blockages down the drain pipes.
Another variation of this method is to use wire hangers, where you cut a long piece of it, then create a hook on one end and slide it down the toilet while trying to grab the object. This can be very effective if you have short gloves or if you have no gloves at all.
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Use a plunger
One of the most common ways of unblocking a toilet is to use a plunger. Plungers are very affordable tools and are very common in most homes and thus, if you find that you cannot reach the blockage using your hands, this tool should be used to push it down with force.
Use a toilet snake
A toilet snake is like the cavalry in terms of unclogging. This tool is meant for undoing the most stubborn clogs because it reaches deep down into the toilet drain pipes using its flexible shaft, otherwise known as the snake.
Simply drive down the snake and twist the handle to rotate the snake until you break up the clog so that the water can pass through. The only problem with this tool is that it is quite expensive, but it does the job very effectively.
Pour in hot water
Into the improvised methods and pouring in hot water might just do the trick. Hot water tends to soften clogs and in a toilet case, the clog might be loosened from the porcelain walls until it flows down to the drain pipes to let the water through.
You can modify this by adding baking soda and vinegar to the hot water after pouring it inside the bowl, and this will act as a chemical cleaner to unclog much faster.
You may also decide to use liquid dishwashing soap, which has the capability to dissolve the grease in the clog, just as it dissolves grease when washing dishes. Coupled with hot water, this might be a very effective way if the clog is not too big.
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Pour in an enzyme waste removal product
This product contains enzymes that break down and liquefy waste material. Even though they may take some time to work, liquefying this waste will ensure that it does not cause any blockage further down the drain since it will be in liquid form.