This is the second part of a three-part series on common toilet issues that homeowners and renters often encounter. If you missed part one, check it out here.
Here is the second set of common issues.
There is nothing more annoying than going to the bathroom and discovering after the fact that your toilet won’t flush. For whatever reason, the handle isn’t doing its job.
If your toilet won’t flush at all, there are several things to check:
While not as annoying as a toilet that won’t fully flush, a toilet that only flushes partially is still a nuisance.
One of the worst experiences is coming into your bathroom and finding water on the floor by your toilet. Where is the leak coming from? How do you even start to figure it out?
There are several reasons for an external leak, so make sure to check the following:
Sometimes the toilet handle will just not budge. You rattle and nothing. Alternatively, the handle could be too loose. If you encounter any handle issues:
Have you ever flushed your toilet and then immediately heard creepy gurgling noises coming from your tub or sink? If not, great! If you have, then you know that this happens when the toilet vent pipe is clogged – fully or partially. This one is hard to troubleshoot on your own – call Marines Plumbing to diagnose and resolve the issue, ensuring you don’t hear more of those suctions noises.
As always, if you are having any of these issues and cannot troubleshoot them yourself, give us a call. Marines Plumbing is here for you and we are happy to help diagnose and fix any plumbing issue you are encountering.