When you flush your toilet, you expect that the waste will go down the toilet and disappear. However, if the waste does not flush and/or the water starts to fill up in the bowl, you may be wondering what to do next. The actions you take will vary based on the reason why your toilet may be clogged or not flushing. Here are a few common reasons why your waste may not go down and what you can do to solve the issue:
9 December 2019
Water heaters can be blamed for roughly 18 percent of your home's energy use. With that figure in mind, it is easy to take a look at your power bill and decide that you need to do something to change that number. Some homeowners will start turning off their hot water heater when it is not in use. Others will lower the temperature a few degrees to bring down that energy-usage percentage a bit.
25 November 2019
Do you find that you need to have your septic system pumped every year or every two years, whereas your neighbors and friends can wait five or more years? It's really important to have your septic tank pumped out promptly once the solid waste builds up, so you don't want to delay your pumping appointment when your drains are slow and you're noticing other signs that pumping is needed. However, there are some other things you can do from the get-go in order to reduce the rate of solid buildup within your tank, thereby increasing the time you can wait between pumping appointments.
21 October 2019
Plumbing systems can be some of the most complicated parts of a modern home. This can make it necessary to seek professional help for plumbing assistance. An experienced plumbing professional will be able to help their clients with a number of different types of assistance to help them address a range of problems and needs. Repairs The most common reason for needing plumbing assistance will be to repair problems that arise with the home's plumbing system.
25 September 2019
Wet wipes that are advertised as being flushable have become increasingly popular. Many homeowners purchase flushable wipes and then dispose of them in the toilet. While a lot of people believe that flushable wipes are okay to use, in reality they can actually cause a lot of problems. If you enjoy using flushable wipes in the bathroom, the best thing that you can do is dispose of them in the trash instead of flushing them down your toilet.
31 July 2019
Most clogs that form in drains do not form instantly. Instead, it often takes months for a drain to become blocked enough that water cannot get through the line. If you experience a lot of drain clogs in your home and are tired of calling a company for drain-cleaning services all the time, you should consider handling this situation a different way. The best way to handle it is by hiring a drain-cleaning company to perform a drain inspection every year, and here are three reasons you should consider doing this.
19 June 2019