5 Ways to Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

A plunger is the best technique to unclog a toilet, but you may not have one. No plunger? No problem. 

There are multiple techniques to clean the toilet, some of which employ common home products.

If a clog is very bothersome, try a drain snake. These home methods will clear minor obstructions.

Plunging a clogged toilet is no fun, but there's a better way. To unclog a toilet without a plunger, head to the kitchen for some dish soap.

Dish Soap

Fill a bucket with hot bath water (boiling water could cause a porcelain toilet to crack) and pour the water into the toilet from waist level.

Add Hot Water

A more severe blockage could require manually moving the item. To do this without a plunger, unravel a wire coat hanger until it's straight. 

DIY Wire Hanger Drain Snake

As an alternative to using dish soap for those situations where you're without a plunger, try this all-natural solution.

Baking Soda Mixture

If you decide to drain your toilet bowl before dealing with the clog, here's a unique tip to get the water out.

Squirt Gun Toilet Drainer


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