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Blocked Toilet

A blocked toilet is a common issue in any household or business and is very inconvenient, especially if you only have one toilet in your building. Disaster Blaster Plumbing has many years of experience in the various methods used to clear blocked toilets, with high-pressure water jetting being one of the best solutions for a blocked toilet drain.

Why is Your Toilet, Sink, Shower or Bath Blocked?

Disposing of waste that is unsuitable for flushing

The cistern/water tank is not applying enough pressure when flushed

Old or Broken Drain Pipes

Build up of dirt, hair & soap scum

Food waste being disposed of in the sink drain

Main Sewer line problems can also affect the drain leading into your homes connected to fixtures

Tips in Preventing Drain Blockage from Occurring in the
First Place

Regular drain maintenance and drain inspections help to prevent problems before they develop and can be useful in preventing damage to your drainage systems.

Disaster Blaster Plumbing Services can carry out regular annual drain maintenance to keep your drains clear and in good running order, including water jetting to minimise the build up of debris.

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Trees or Shrubs

Don’t plant trees or shrubs near your sewer line


Environmental Root Killer

Occasionally pour environmentally friendly root killer down your drain to get rid of existing roots and prevent regrowth


Grease or Fats

Try not to pour grease or fats down the drain as it will solidify in your pipes builds up and clog the drain



Don’t clean that brush full of hair in the toilet or bathroom sink


Food Waste

It’s best to toss food waste into the trash or compost pile. Make sure the disposal is running when you feed it food scraps


Cotton Balls or Wet Wipes

Don’t flush cotton balls or wet wipes down toilets. They don’t dissolve and will cause clogs. Place a waste basket in the bathroom so your guests won’t flush these items

How to Deal with Overflowing Toilets

Step 1

Stop Water Filling

If you have an overflowing toilet, it is possible to stop your toilet from filling by pressing down on the flapper valve and lifting the float within the overflowing toilet’s cistern

Step 2

Shut Water Supply & Call Plumber

If the water level does not drop, you will need to shut off the water supply to the toilet from the mains toilet water supply valve; this is typically found behind the wall or underneath the floor around the toilet. Once you have done this, it is time to call in the blocked drain experts

Step 3

Long Term Solution

At Disaster Blaster Plumbing Services, we are confident that our specialists offer the best blocked toilet services, so if you need a solution for your blocked toilet, contact us today for a FREE Quote!

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