We hope that you haven’t yet met the problem when, when moving the chamber pot, your bathroom floor is full of water. Whether you want to install a new chamber pot in your bathroom, or just move it to another place, you have to deal with a system that is not obvious to average users.
In a chamber pot system, water appears both in the storage tank and the trap (chamber pots draining hole). There are many ways to drain, but the most coveted one is through the channel.
However, you need to take into consideration factors like possible clogs. It makes the process impossible thus the need for a few other options.
In fact, the dehumidification process is quite simple. Fortunately, we know how to achieve that quickly.
Way 1. Point 1. Turn off the tap to storage tank and flush the remaining
Ensure that there no more water flows into the chamber pot. Builders like to hide the supply valve for the storage unit secluded or along the piping. It will help you identify the water pipe especially if you are not a professional or live in a rented apartment or don’t understand home plumbing. Anyway, most valves are red, so it won’t be difficult to find.
Next, drain the tank until it’s empty or almost empty, and sponge out the remaining amount of water. That’s it, the first part has already come to an end! By the way, since there is no water in the tank yet, this is a reason to clean it.
If for some reason you are going to get rid of the chamber pot, then cleaning will be an unnecessary action, of course. If you just decide to move it, then it will be even better to remove excess dirt from the drain tank right now.
Point 2. Plunging
It is a possible removal process for clogs blocking free flow of in the system. Plunging applies force through the system allowing pressure to build on the clog forming a release pattern and unclogging it. In other words, it punches a drainage passage.
So, push the plunger directly into the channel of your chamber pot, so that it fits snugly against the edges of the channel. Then begin a plunge motion that will stimulate a change in pressure and the drainage tube will rapidly clean up, pushing the blockage down and through the drainage tube.
Then rinse the tank and chamber pot bowl with the remaining water. If it freely flows into the sewer, then the blockage is no longer impeding its flow. . That’s a great victory!
Way 2. Siphoning
It is a little more difficult, but highly effective, especially for insignificant water levels. You need a stretchy hose that you would not mind if it got little bit dirty. We also recommend you wear protective clothing such as rubber gloves.
So, make sure there no form of waste including papers are in the chamber pot system. Now it will be a little difficult to understand by ear, but you can get a grip on it. Find a pail and place it next to the chamber pot.
Take a flexible hose, one end of which will be in the chamber pot and the other in the pail. But first, you need to fill the hose with water and plug both ends with your fingers so that it doesn’t leak out. And once you have a hose full of water, lower the hose with one end into the pail and the other into the chamber pot.
Ways for the rest of water
A sponge can remove quite a large amount of water. This is especially true in cases where you have already used one of the ways above to drain the chamber pot, but the old water system still leaves some water. No need rinsing it off over and over, just remove the water with a sponge.
Use the items at hand. A mayonnaise pail, a hairspray cap, or even a measuring cup can be effective enough to extract water.
Another modern way to quickly and reliably draining is a vacuum cleaner. That’s true, vacuum cleaners are a great helper. However, you need to take care to remove the filter from it in advance. In addition, you need to make sure that clean water flows into your chamber pot, as the vacuum cleaner can become very clogged after the first use.
So, now you know how to drain the toilet before getting rid of it or moving it somewhere else. You may also be interested in articles on how to clean the water tank or how to the toilet fully. You can find these articles on our website under the “Blog” section. Have an easy cleaning!
Everything is as described! I had a bad blockage before I drained all the water and was able to move the toilet from its old place. But before I almost ruined the whole drain system …
I once waited 12 hours, thinking that the water after the shutter is turned off should evaporate!
In my experience, bamboo sponges are best at absorbing any moisture. I order them in bulk and have never regretted it. For cleaning a sink or toilet, or to blot accidentally spilled carpet stains – bamboo sponges work great.