Is Your Toilet Backed Up? 3 Do-It-Yourself Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

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.