An overflowing toilet is one of those worst-case scenarios you hope will never happen to you. Thankfully, most clogged toilets don’t actually overflow, and you’ll be able to use the plunger in peace without contaminated water pouring everywhere. But sometimes, that water just doesn’t stop flowing.
Knowing in advance what to do in this kind of situation can keep you from panicking, and if you don’t panic, you’ll be better able to handle the problem. If your toilet overflows, follow these simple steps to prevent disaster and get your plumbing moving again.