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How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger

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  1. How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger, How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 1, image 1 of 2 How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger, How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Turn the auger's handle counterclockwise and pull it towards you to retract the snake.

  2. How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 2, image 1 of 2 How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Place the auger directly into the toilet bowl.

    • The end of the auger can scratch the toilet bowl, so use caution.

  3. How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the handle clockwise to push the auger down the drain.

    • Stop when the handle gets stiff.

  4. How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 4, image 1 of 2 How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Turn the handle counterclockwise while pulling it towards you to retract the auger.

    • Remove the auger from the toilet and dispose of anything caught by the metal.

  5. How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Flush the toilet to see if the water resets to a normal level.

    • Be prepared to push and retract the auger multiple times to clear the clog.

  6. How to Unclog a Toilet with an Auger: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Once the toilet is unclogged, place the auger in a towel to dry.

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