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Thursday, March 19 , 2015

Stop Toilet Overflow in Seconds

Have you ever pushed your luck and flushed too many times to try to undo an obvious clog in the old commode? Here's what to do to prevent an inevitable overflow.

If, after you flush, the water is rising dangerously high, quickly turn on the cold water in the sink as well as in the bathtub or shower.

The cold water coming through the pipes will cause a vacuum that will suction the water in the toilet down the drain.

Commit this tip to memory. It's a great thing to know, especially when you go to somebody else's home…except they might think that you're making yourself a little too much at home when they hear the shower running.

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