I just moved into a 100 yr old house. By the time I finish taking a shower I'm standing in 6 inches of water and the toilet is gurgling. I tried snaking it through the overflow but the snake will only go in about 6 inches and won't go in any further. Please help me Get this drain opened.
If your toilet is gurgling (burping?) the problem is downstream and a larger cable (1/2-5/8) sent thru the closet bend after removing the toilet would be more effective. Before I would do that I would remove all the cleanout caps, run water to determine where the problem is exactly. Frequently it is the main line going to the city sewer or septic(septic is a another story)