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The drain line from my house to the street appears to be frozen and my basement toilet is backing up. There is no clog, what can I do?

I have tried hot water, baking soda/vinegar/hot water and a snake, just in case. This doesnt happen when its above 40 degrees. I live in Eastern Montana.

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If the drain line is not clogged, then it will be easy to use salt water to defrost it. Boil a gallon of water and then start to pour in salt. You should continue putting salt till it is unable to dissolve. Then, pour the mixture down the drain to thaw your frozen drain line.

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The line should have been buried below the frost line, have you tried a sewer camera,,???

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No big time plumbers here in Eastern Montana. The basic one is 35 miles away and wants to charge 200 just for coming here. And one would think that a lone would be buried correctly, but this is Montana and nothing is done right. You should see how below code my house is....:(
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You don't have many options, other than digging it up, and putting down where it belongs
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Plumber.

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The Roto-Rooter man has a 100 ft. Snake that should clear it.

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No Roto Rooter in Eastern Montana. Closest plumber is 35 miles and 200.00 away. And thats just for coming to the house. I have a 25 ft snake which is more than enough to reach the street ...lol.
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You must breathe into the pipe.

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