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Valderg 05-23-2013 02:31 PM

clogged sewer pipe
 
We have just replaced a section of pipe going from our toilet to the septic tank and it has backed up but slowly drains so we believe it has a clog but somewhere in the pipe between the new section and the tank, we have tried draino and plunger but still has not cleared...any tips?

CamaLamaDD 05-23-2013 03:12 PM

Some more information and background may be useful:
  • Why was that section replaced?
  • Did you replace it yourself?
If for some reason you really feel it is a clog, you may need to rent a power snake and run it through a clean out beside your toilet. If no clean out port is available, remove the toilet, and run the snake in the line in the floor.


Before anything, though, some more information would help.

TOOL82 05-23-2013 03:17 PM

Did it back up before you replaced the pipe?

Alan 05-23-2013 11:00 PM

Draino is going to ruin that new pipe you just put in. :no:


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