Fix a clogged toilet by pouring a 16-ounce box of baking soda into the bowl and then slowly adding a gallon of distilled white vinegar. Let the mixture sit in the bowl for 10 minutes, and flush the toilet. Add very hot w... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Some solutions to common toilet problems are replacing the flapper when the problem is phantom flushes and unclogging holes underneath the rim of the bowl if the problem is the bowl emptying slowly or weak flushing. Repl... More »

To clear a stubborn clogged toilet, turn the water source to the toilet off and use a plunger to try to loosen the clog. If that does not work, snake the toilet with a plumbing snake. More »

Fix a smelly drain in just a few minutes using baking soda, boiling water and white vinegar. The baking soda absorbs the unpleasant odors and the boiling water helps to dissolve any grease buildup in the drain that cause... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Unblock a toilet without a plunger by reducing the amount of water in the toilet, adding in baking soda and vinegar, covering the bowl with a rug, adding hot water, and then flushing the toilet. You need baking soda, vin... More »

Water can disappear from the bowl of the toilet through a crack in the toilet or through a crack in the pipes connecting to it. Check the surrounding area of the toilet for any leaks or drips. More »

The most common method of removing a toilet bowl ring or stain is to use bleach. A common and powerful household cleaner, bleach is effective in removing stains from the toilet bowl. Simply pour a cup of bleach powder in... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing