There are some toilet issues you may be able to fix on your own, even if they’re not that fun to deal with. Other toilet issues may be signs of a much larger problem and cannot be easily fixed with an online search and a plunger.
- Overflowing Toilet. When you have an overflowing toilet, you should first shut off the toilet’s water supply. If this is your only available toilet, you should consider it an emergency plumbing issue and contact a qualified plumber as soon as you can.
- Sink or Tub Backing Up after Flushing. System clogs may not be noticeable at first, with a little bit of water backing up into another drain after you flush. However, backing up is a warning sign of bigger problems to come. If left unresolved, future clogs or backups could contain wastewater and cause more damage due to overflow.
- Ghost Toilet Flushing. When your toilet flushes and no one is around, it is not ghosts playing tricks on you. Likely, you have faulty rubber flappers. Unless you have some background in plumbing, this is one of the more minor toilet issues you will want a plumber to address.
- Frequent Clogging. When you experience clogged toilets on a regular basis, it is a sign of clogged drain lines. Frequent clogging in your toilets, no matter how handy you are with a plunger, will only get worse over time.
You don’t have to solve all of your toilet issues on your own. When your toilet issues get the best of you, Anytime Plumbing & Solutions can help you out.