Santa Cruz Toilet Repair & Installation Services
Get expert and reliable toilet repair and installation in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Marin County and throughout the Bay Area when you call Bellows Plumbing, Heating & Air today. With decades of experience in the industry, we'll be able to evaluate the situation and provide you with the right solution at a competitive price. Find out how you can save on your next service with our current online coupons and deals.
There are many appliances and fixtures around the house that can break and won’t cause any stress or anxiety, but your toilet isn’t one of them. Just the thought of it can conjure the thought, “What am I supposed to do now?” The wisest thing to do, is to call a local plumber for help and let them get it running properly again.
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Issues with a Toilet Flushing
If your toilet refuses to flush or even worse, sends everything up and out of the bowl onto the floor whenever you try, you know that it’s time for some professional intervention. When the toilet won’t flush properly, you may have a clog that needs to be addressed, the handle may need to be replaced or the chain inside the tank may have come loose and needs to be reattached.
Toilet Clog Prevention 101
In the clog department, some of the most common things that cause clogs are the very thing you’re supposed to flush down, which is toilet paper. The problem with toilet paper clogs is that people try to flush too much at any one time. Try to instruct your family members not to use too much between flushes, because you’re only asking for trouble. Other items that cause clogs on a regular basis include feminine hygiene products, paper towels and toys from smaller children. If you can teach your family about proper flushing etiquette, you’ll be able to prevent a lot of clogs and minimize toilet repair calls.
Is DIY Toilet Installation Safe?
When it comes to installation, safety isn’t the main issue when you try the DIY approach. It is possible to allow sewer gases into your bathroom if don’t follow proper installation procedure, but your biggest issue will be not securing it properly and encouraging future leaks. If you’re not trained in what to look for, you may also miss telltale signs of damage or mold and mildew during the installation, covering it up and making it worse down the road.
If there is one fixture that most households can’t live without for very long, it is the toilet. If yours isn’t working the way it should, call Bellows Plumbing, Heating & Air and we will send out an expert to repair or replace it.