Blocked Toilet Clearing Service in Melbourne
Jim’s Plumbing is the specialist in clearing blocked toilets throughout the metropolitan Melbourne area. Our extensive collection of drain cleaning equipment will ensure that we can clear your drains.
In an emergency situation we are often able to repair or replace your toilet & cistern the same day – and we’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week!
When looking to have your toilet unblocked and if your blockage is not on a domestic house, you have extremely long drains without an inspection point, or you are in a group of units or in a commercial situation we would advise that you request a hydro jet drain cleaning machine. The advantage of the hydro jet over the conventional electric eel is that it has far longer reach with some of the reels exceeding 60 metres which is useful on longer drains or where there isn’t inspection point access into the sewer drain. The hydro jet or jetter uses high pressure water which is pumped from a motor and pump and will clear and clean the drain.
Sometimes when attending to clear a blocked toilet we have to remove the toilet pan, which is the bowl you sit on, as this allows the only access point into the drain in some homes.
Offset Pan Collar
Offset pan collars are frequently the cause of toilet blockages. These are a fitting that sits above ground under the toilet bowl that allow a toilet to be centered when it’s installed if the sewer pipe is not in the right position. Although this makes it easier in the initial installation of toilets, it often causes unnecessary blockages when too much toilet paper gets caught on this offset.
Tree roots are a very common cause of blocked toilets as they get into the sewer drain in search of water. Any crack or breakage in the pipe gives an entry point for roots to enter. Using the drain cleaning machine we are able to cut these off until they grow again at a later date.
Toilet fresheners are often found in the S trap of a toilet as they become loose or are knocked into the toilet bowl and when it is flushed they become trapped.
If you are having ongoing blockages with your toilet you can request for us to send one of our drain cameras which shows a video of the internal sewer pipe and will identify where and if there are any breakages are in your system. This is helpful to assess the degree of damage to your drain and if a repair is required.
Call Jim’s Plumbing 7 days a week if you have a blocked toilet on 1300 133 509.
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