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Fun things to do in the evening

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lanokia, Nov 7, 2017.

  1. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Might be fun for a second.
  2. thatmaninthehat

    thatmaninthehat Occasional commenter

    Just try detergent and hot water it will work.Trust me.
  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter


    Ah that'd be something...
  4. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    We can understand the intricacies of 19th century novels?
    thatmaninthehat likes this.
  5. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    What about those bottles of unblocker you can get - you pour it down the offending sink/toilet - leave it for a bit and then flush the loo.
  6. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Tried them... not much joy...

    I put half a bottle of enzyme stuff down it... might do the trick. If not then warm water and detergent... and maybe a shower hose.
  7. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    If I were you I'd be on the phone to a plumber first thing in the morning.

    Or someone like Dyna-Rod
    Dunteachin likes this.
  8. thatmaninthehat

    thatmaninthehat Occasional commenter

    Ha ha! you don't really want to solve this problem do you?Who would I rather have handy in an emergency?A plumber or someone or understands the intricacies of 19th century novels?I can read and interpret the novels myself.
  9. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I do... spent four days now trying to fix it and about £30 on stuff that doesn't do much of anything.
  10. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Only if the blockage is in the U?
  11. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    Another idea

    It's 5m long :D
    kibosh likes this.
  12. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    You now need to be VERY careful when using the shower hose. Cover up all naked skin and wear goggles.
  13. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    We believe this was the cause of our first problem (mentioned earlier!)
  14. Hels_SX

    Hels_SX New commenter

    :D plumbing problems are a nightmare!
  15. thatmaninthehat

    thatmaninthehat Occasional commenter

    4 days? maybe you do need a plumber but try what I've suggested first.Good luck.
  16. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    I was going to suggest a hose or a pressure-washer hose but most people now have collapsible hoses and judging by your reports of previous experiments a pressure washer even without the nozzle might get messy
    Lara mfl 05 likes this.
  17. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Thanks for the feedback, suggestions and general unrelated toilet comments... I'll keep you informed how it goes.
    Lara mfl 05 and kibosh like this.
  18. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    We had a blocked loo last year, so we booked a plumber but he said he couldn't make it for three days.
    The morning after we rung him, my OH went to the loo completely forgetting it was blocked. Well, it soon came flooding back.
    bonxie, emerald52, calamansi and 2 others like this.
  19. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    Hopefully down and not up :D
    kibosh and Hels_SX like this.
  20. frangipani123

    frangipani123 Lead commenter

    Same thing happened with my downstairs loo at my house 3 years ago, tried pretty much everything suggested here - mop and plastic bag/bendy thing from B&Q/caustic soda etc all to no avail. Had to call out a plumber in the end and the blockage was actually outside. He removed the manhole cover on the drive and cleared it that way. Was worth every penny.

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