How to Fix a Clogged Vent Pipe?


To fix a clogged vent pipe, use a ladder that allows you to work safely, climb on top of the roof, then with a bright light, shine it down the vent pipe to look for leaves, nesting materials or debris and remove it if reachable. You can also put a garden hose into the vent and turn on the water, as you listen for water backing up or a sudden whoosh when the weight of the water forces the clog into and down the drain.
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1. Remove any visible debris from the opening leading to the affected pipe. Use tweezers to grasp hair or small particles. Wipe away grease, grime or soap scum with a cloth that has
If the toilet works properly, I would try to be happy with that and learn to live the gurgling....because...about 1/3 of the toilets that i find "gurgling" need a bigger
That would totally depend on the materials I was working with and of course the local codes and materials that do not promote scaling and if this was an acid vent then I would use
Please explain how you get water to drain with the sink and trap removed. Back to you, Tom.
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