Like all other plumbing fixtures and appliances, toilets get worn-out and malfunction with time. But sometimes your new toilet can start malfunctioning because it’s of low quality or because there is a problem in you plumbing system. And remember that you can’t ignore a malfunctioning toilet. You simply can’t live in a house where the toilet is not working properly. You will need to call a professional plumber to fix your malfunctioning toilet. You can call any general plumber to fix your toilet. And if you have a really serious problem in your toilet that requires extensive repairs or even a full toilet replacement, you can always call a specialist plumber who handles Cincinnati sewer repairs for assistance.
Today we are going to discuss five signs that indicate that your toilet needs repairs or total replacement.
If your toilet is constantly getting clogged, then you need to call a professional plumber to fix the problem. Sometimes we clog our toilets through irresponsible flushing and waste disposal habits. You should never dispose off any other waste expect human waste and tissue paper in the toilet. Avoid flushing paper and clothe napkins and feminine products in the toilet. The toilet is designed for disposing off human waste and tissue paper only. These irresponsible waste disposal habits can cause your toilet to clog. Your toilet can also clog if your sewer lines are blocked. This can be caused by sewer line breakages, tree root intrusion, or clogs in the sewer and drainage system. If your toilet is clogged and overflowing frequently, you should call a professional plumber for assistance.
Toilet leaks are some of the messiest plumbing problems in any house. Toilet leaks can occur in the toilet bowl or in the flushing unit or tank. A toilet leak is especially serious because it can flood your bathroom with human waste. If you notice a leak in your toilet bowl or flushing tank, call a professional plumber immediately for a professional fix.
A good toilet should flush perfectly. If your toilet is not flushing properly, then you need some repairs. A toilet should be able to flush down all the human waste in it. But sometimes the toilet does not flush everything. This could be an indication of water pressure problems. It could also indicate a problem with the flapper in the flushing tank. Whichever the cause, call a professional plumber as soon as possible.
Some toilets run all the time. You might notice that your toilet is always running or refilling. This is a clear indication that the flapper in the flushing unit is damaged. It could also indicate that the float is faulty. A constantly running toilet wastes water and can even cause flushing problems. You should contact a professional plumber to fix your constantly running or refilling toilet as soon as possible.
The flushing unit or tank can produce some funny noises if it’s damaged. You might hear hissing sounds or trickling noises in the flushing unit. This is a clear indication that the fill valve and/or float are damaged. If you notice any unusual sounds in the flushing tank, have your toilet inspected immediately by a professional plumber.