Drainage problem only in one bathroom.

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Genamarie

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I'm new to forum posting so sorry in advance if this is jumbled. We have a bathroom on each side of the house, and the one furthest away from our Septic Tank is having drainage issues. The toilet has been "slow" flushing for a little while now, but the past week or two, at least a couple times a day, the water will not go down at all. When this happens the shower will not drain either, and if you plunge the toilet it backs up into the shower and the water starts to drain. I'm not sure it makes a difference but we also have very hard water. I'm trying to avoid a plumber if we can because in our small town they charge A LOT.
 

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You appear to have a stoppage between the two baths, and if the original installers did not think that could happen it can be difficult to unstop. Usually NOT a diy job. IT has nothing to do with the hard water.
 

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Start with the toilet itself.
Remove the toilet and take it out to the yard. Place it on top of two bricks. Flush it good with a garden hose and see what comes out, if any. The bricks will let the water out.
Tell us what you found out.
 

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Like hj mentioned, it's a backup in the line between the two bathrooms. You will need to bring in someone and have that section of pipe snaked.
 
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