Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Bathroom Plumbing’

Fixing a Running Toilet

Monday, June 26th, 2017

toilet-open-buttonWe’ve heard the old joke many a time: “Is your toilet running? Then you better go catch it!” It’s a classic, but it’s worth noting that a running toilet can be a serious issue (not that we’re adverse to a bit of toilet humor every now and then). In fact, according to the EPA’s WaterSense resource pages, a running toilet could potentially leak about 200 gallons of water a day! Think about how many dozens of showers, laundry loads, or dishwasher cycles that could have been.

We think it’s important to fix a running toilet as soon as you can in order to protect resources and keep your monthly water bills low. The good news is that it may not be difficult to do! You simply need the right tools and supplies from a local hardware store in many cases. But first, you should be sure a leaky toilet is really your issue.

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Do I Need to Call a Plumber for This Toilet Clog?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

It’s tedious to attempt to fix a clogged toilet. You might have to use a lot of strength to dislodge the clog. And in the end, it’s possible that your plunger just isn’t enough. So how do you know whether your toilet clog is truly a DIY job or if you need the help of a trained, experienced plumber to really tackle the problem?

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