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Unclogging a Toilet

Try a suction pull upward first, then a pressure push downward with the plungerFill bowl to rim if empty. Apply petroleum jelly on end of plunger, and try plunger again
If plunger still doesn’t work, use a toilet auger. If clog persists, consult a professional.
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