Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Toilet 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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Conserve Water: Contact Us for a Dye Test for Your Toilet

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Yes, even in an area where we get plenty of rain, it’s important to conserve as much water as possible. Water supplies on the earth are not unlimited, and everyone should do their part to reduce water waste as much as possible.

Unfortunately, some homeowners don’t realize that they are wasting water. They may do their best to take shorter showers and turn off the water in the sinks when they’re not using it for any period of time. But hidden leaks around the home drain water unexpectedly.

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What Can You Do When Your Toilet Overfills

Monday, June 20th, 2016

You flush the toilet, but the bowl just won’t drain. In fact, it appears to be ready to overflow! Don’t panic. We’ve got some advice that will help you know how to solve that problem right away if it happens in the future. Call a local plumbing contractor for help or for more information!

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No Luck Fixing a Clogged Toilet on Your Own?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

When a toilet is clogged, most people go through the same first steps to try to resolve the problem. First, a lot of people try flushing the toilet again to make sure it really is clogged up. And when that doesn’t work, they go for the plunger. Do these steps seem to be failing for you? Make sure you’ve got the proper technique down below, and call a plumber once it really becomes a problem.

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What Do You Do When Your Wedding Ring Is Stuck in the Toilet?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

It’s the most important piece of jewelry you own but then, suddenly, it’s gone. You’ve dropped it into the toilet, and you’re not sure if you’ll ever get it back. But never fear—this is something that most plumbers have dealt with at some point in their careers. Dropping items in the plumbing system is nothing new, and a trained plumber with the right equipment might be able to extract it for you.

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Running Toilets Waste Water: Get Yours Fixed Today!

Monday, October 26th, 2015

A sizable leak from a running toilet can potentially waste hundreds of gallons of water per day. When your toilet is leaking, it’s important that you repair the problem or replace the toilet as soon as possible. And much of the time, it takes a professional plumber to be able to do this properly. However, there are some steps you can take to monitor your toilet and test for leaks between the tank and the bowl, which may not always be so apparent.

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What to Do About a Leaky Toilet

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It’s a frustrating issue that many of us have had to deal with: a leaky toilet. In many cases, you’ll need a professional to repair your toilet for you. But if you have a quality plumber in your area who puts the customer first and arrives promptly with all of the right tools for the job, this shouldn’t be too much of a problem. First, however, you’ll need to do something to control the leak. Learn what to do and some possible causes of a leaky toilet in this quick guide.

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