Frozen Pipes and leaks
Domestic plumbing is used in everyday life, whether you are washing the dishes or flushing a toilet, your property’s plumbing system is something you can’t live without which is why it can cause annoyance, stress and inconvenience when it is not working properly. Some plumbing problems can be resolved just by flicking a switch on your boiler controls, however for most plumbing problems such as clogged toilets and blocked drains will need to be fixed by a professional plumber.
Clogged Toilet RepairThere are certain signs which can be used to tell if your toilet is clogged or needs to be looked at by a plumber. For example;
If your toilet is only partially flushing or not enough water is being flushed into the bowl, you may need to contact a local plumber to take care of this issue. Needing more than one flush to clear your toilet bowl can be caused by, low water level in the tank, the flapper closing too soon, a clog in the trap, sewer pipe or vent pipe. It can also be caused by a build up of calcium and limescale. Cleaning your toilet regularly can help to prevent this problem; otherwise a plumber will be needed.
Gurgling Sound in the Bathtub or Sink
If you are hearing suction or gurgling sounds coming from your bathtub, shower or sink when you flush the toilet, it is probably clogged. This will definitely need a plumber’s assistance because there are many different parts in a toilet and an experienced plumber will know which parts are faulty or not working correctly.
If your toilet is making a dripping noise while or after the tank is being refilled, you could be dealing with a clogged toilet problem. Your local plumbing company should be called to identify the source and cause of the blockage. They should also help you with preventing future clogs with their expert advice.
Blocked Drain Solutions
When it comes to a clogged toilet, it is usually related to a fully blocked or partially blocked drain. Plumbing companies offer drainage solutions, which include services for drain unblocking, drain servicing and surveys.
Blocked drains are caused by dirt, leaves, tissue, hair and food build-up. Common signs include slow draining water, smell of sewage, gurgling noises and overflowing toilets. If you have a blocked drain or think that your drain is blocked, you can contact a plumber to flush and unblock the drain for you. You can usually tell when you have a blocked drain system.