Flush the toilet to check the drainage. If the plunging eventually drains the bowl, but the clog is still blocking a free flow down the drain, leave the plunger in the bowl and fill the bowl with water again. Fill it to the point it is normally after a regular flush, then plunge again.
Wear rubber glove â€“ things can get messy â€“ and follow these plunging tips: Make your first plunge a gentle one. Initially the bell is full of air. Once you force out the air, plunge vigorously in and out, maintaining the seal. Be patient. Keep enough water in the bowl so the toilet plunger stays covered.
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