If your toilet is backing up into the bathroom, the next steps you take are very important to the cleanup effort. If you're not careful, you could find out that a backed-up toilet is the least of your troubles. Before you start to unclog your backed-up toilet, here are three mistakes that you want to avoid at all costs.
Mistake #1 - Keep the Water Running
When you flush the toilet, and the solid waste begins to back up over the edge, your first inclination might be to grab the plunger.