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I flushed some cigarette butts down the toilet(stupid I know

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Hi. I flushed some cigarette butts down the toilet(stupid I know but I was annoyed with my roommate for leaving them on the porch and was in a rush) and now my toilet is kind of backed up and flushes very slow. Would a 3 ft auger and some main line cleaner help remove that?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: about a week, I thought it may go down on its own
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yeah I figure I'd try and it'd be cheaper than a plumber
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I think that's it
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 4 months ago.

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Since the clog is likely in the bowl a 3' auger should do the job. No need for some main line chemical cleaner for this issue. Over the counter drain cleaning products are seldom effective anyway.

Expert:  Rick replied 4 months ago.

How did it go? Do you have any more questions?

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