Please forgive me for the lack of technical terms, but I am a novice to home repair... Especially plumbing
My wife and I just built a house 1 year ago. We are now having a re-occuring problem with the toilet and bath/shower.
Basically(when the problem occurs), when a shower or bath is draining, The toilet will gurgle and slowly drain. However when I try to flush the toilet it fills up to the point that it is almost overflowing. When it starts gurgling again, we sometimes see water backup in the showers and bath.
I have read in previous posts that the line might be partially clogged, and can be fixed by running a snake through the vent on top of the house. Does this sound like a possible solution to my problem?
Also, if this is the case, how long of a snake would I need to get, The house is only one level with a crawl space and has 2 baths. Any advice on this issue would be greatly appreciated.
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