Have you ever experienced accidentally flushing a Clorox toilet wand? Do you feel like your world has come to a stand still? How embarrassing! Not only is it a shame, but it’s also an important lesson to learn in avoiding similar situations in the future. Here are some things that happened to me and how I learned my mistake.
I was cleaning out the bathroom sink when I accidentally flushed the Clorox tank. I didn’t even notice it at first, since the sink is so small. However, when I looked down at the water coming out of the toilet, I saw that there was a strange, foamy white substance coming out. It was the white foam that you sometimes see when you flush the toilet. It was foamy, white, and smell… wrong.
I quickly dived down and shut off the water. I knew that this is one of those situations where I can’t be too careful. The best thing is to be aware of the fact that there is a lot of moisture in the toilet tank. I didn’t know that I needed to check the head to make sure that the water is draining properly… and that is when I noticed that the water was escaping from the top of the toilet bowl.
I quickly dived back under the sink, and then grabbed the wide, flat Clorox wand. I had to do something before the wand head would go up into the bowl. I put my arm behind my back, so that the water would go up to my neck, which is where the head would end up if I tipped the bowl over. What a mess this was, but luckily no one had to see it. But I thought it was a good lesson.
You can’t have a clorox toilet until the water drains out of the bowl by rolling the toilet to the “flushing” position. When you are finished with the flushing motion, you just simply pull the toilet seat down and the water drains out. Unfortunately, the seal between the rim of the toilet bowl and the plastic sealant can easily get worn down over time. This can cause the plastic sealant to break down, which means the water will drain out. If this happens, then you’ll need to buy a new toilet bowl.