Hi, I'm new to the forum so please forgive me if I ask something that's been gone over before. I told my husband that I would take to the internets to see if we could find a solution for our problem. We moved into our current house (a foreclosure) April 2013. It had/has a million small issues . The previous owners had done a lot of very poorly executed DIY (a combination of poor workmanship and horrible taste). After we discovered that the master bathroom's shower was leaking we called a plumber through our home warranty. He found a bunch of code violations, etc., so we decided with him that we would maximize our time with him by doing the demo ourselves and he would come in and do the plumbing. He told us what was missing (vents, etc.) and came up with a layout with my husband. When we had finished the demo, we called him back to say that we were ready for him to come do the work (as he had not actually DONE anything previously) and he said that the warranty company had already paid him, etc. and we'd have to open another claim to have him come out again - we decided that we wanted nothing to do with him anymore and decided to do the plumbing ourselves. Using the plumber's ideas for vent placement, and info from plumber friends of my husband he put everything in. The toilet and sinks were ready to go (or so we thought), my husband had flushed the toilet many, many times for liquid only with no issues. He decided to "break it in" with some "solids" and the toilet was blocked. He snaked it, etc. and the water will go down, but now it seems very strange. There will be air bubbles (I've noticed one big bubble and gurgling sounds) which leads us to believe it may be a venting issue. My husband worries that our 3 year-old may have out something down the waste pipe during construction. Currently, when you flush the toilet, it fills up overly full (like it might overflow) and then slowly drains out (without the typical swirling of water). Does anyone have any thoughts as to the possible cause? I'm going to post some "artist's renderings" to help clear things up.