toilet is leaking or overflowing

What to Do if Your Toilet Is Leaking or Overflowing

As far as bathroom problem goes, it doesn’t get much worst than the toilet is leaking or overflowing, which is often solved with a bit of dynamic plumbing.

Sometimes, toilet problems can get quite a bit worse. A minor crack in the bowl or seal can cause massive water damage over a long period of time.

If you discover your toilet is leaking or overflowing, here’s a brief guide to find out what you should do.

Turn Off the Water

With all plumbing emergency, the first thing you need to do is shut off the water. As far as toilet emergencies go, you don’t necessarily need to turn off water to the entire house. There should be a shutoff valve either on the wall behind the toilet or around the base. Turn the valve to the right to close it and shut off flow to the toilet. If you can’t find any valve around the toilet, you may have to shut off water to the entire house.

Clear the Area

Even a minor amount of water can damage furniture and other objects around your house beyond repair. It is best to clear the area to limit the damage as much as possible. This will also help Logical Heating & Plumbing Solutions to reach the problem more easily when he shows up to fix it.

Mop Up

You may not be able to solve the problem on your own, but at least you can make a start by cleaning up the water that is already spilled in the surrounding area. Once you have made sure that no new water can spill out leaving a puddle, mop up what you can and wait for your plumber to arrive.

If you have any further enquiries, then feel free to call Logical Heating & Plumbing solutions a plumbing croydon company.

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Is it Time to Replace Your Toilet

Is it Time to Replace Your Toilet and Bathroom Plumbing?

When it come to think about something like your bathroom plumbing, it’s a never fun thought and something you would often put to the bottom of the to-do-list.

Unfortunately, ignoring potential bathroom plumbing problems can lead to an expensive, messy issue that will be a nightmare to clear up. It might be unpleasant to think about, but your bathroom plumbing such as something like the toilet is as important as any other appliance within the home. But how do you know when it’s time to contact Logical Heating & Plumbing Solutions to replace your toilet?

Cracks in Your Toilet Tank

Have you notice a puddle of water around your toilet? While this may be a simple leak, it could be the sign of something more worrying. There potentially is a crack in your toilet tank, which is something that may be repaired as soon as possible.

Don’t be fooled if your toilet is still working properly. A toilet that still flushes well, isn’t clogging up, and isn’t constantly running may still have cracks or any other issues. It’s better to be safe than sorry and at least have it looked at.

Your Toilet Is Aging

Unfortunately aging toilets are naturally going to work less efficiently than newer ones, which will eventually reflect on your water bill. Newer model of toilet have resulted in toilets using significantly less water.

If your toilet hasn’t been replaced since the property was first built, it may very well be time to consider a replacement.

Your Toilet Is Wobbly

Is your toilet unsteady? You may just need to have some bolts tightened, which is a fairly easy fix. However, it could also mean that a leak or some other problem has caused the floor underneath to become damaged or start rotting, which requires professional repair. Call a Logical Heating & Plumbing Solutions a plumbing bromley company right away if you discover this issue.

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Is it time to replace your toilet

Is it Time to Replace Your Toilet?

Is it time to replace your toilet? It an unpleasant thought, as your toilet is as important as any other appliance in your home and should be treated as such. But how do you know when it’s time to contact Logical Heating and Plumbing Solutions to replace your toilet?

Cracks in Your Toilet Tank

Have you noticed a puddle of water around your toilet? While this may look like a simple leak, it could be the sign of something more worrying. There also could be cracks in your toilet tank, which may need to be repaired, but could also be an indication that it’s time for replacement.

Don’t be fooled into thinking if your toilet is still working properly. It can possible to replace your toilet that still flushes well, isn’t clogging up, may still have cracks or other problems.

Your Toilet Is Aging

Older toilets are naturally going to work less efficiently than any newer ones, which will eventually reflect on your water bill. Newer toilet models have resulted in toilets which use significantly less water. Aging toilet also cracked over time and will be unsteady to use. Also aging toilet are harder to replace to suit your bathroom suite.

Your Toilet Is Wobbly

Here a question for you, is your toilet unsteady? You may need to have some bolts tightened, which is an easy fix. However, it could also mean that a leak or some other problem has caused the floor underneath to become damaged. Which requires professional repair, so call a Logical heating & Plumbing Solutions right away if you discover this issue.

At Logical Heating & Plumbing Solutions a plumbing bromley based company, we are always more than happy to replace your toilet. To find out more about how we can replace your toilet today then give us a call on 020 8664 9099. We look forward hearing from.

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When to Replace Your Toilet

When to Replace Your Toilet

There is more to think about when replacing a toilet than simply whether it has stood the test of time. For example, water costs and impact on the environment are now a consideration for all homeowners. The question is how do you know when it’s time to replace your toilet?

Here are our top five reasons to change your toilet:

 Cracked Porcelain

To put it simple porcelain can crack at any time. If you have a hairline crack, it’s best to change your toilet as soon as possible. If the toilet crack gets any bigger, you may be looking at expensive repairs and extensive damage to your home.

 Chipped or Scratched Porcelain

If the porcelain comes into contact with a metal surface, it will often chip. It might be an idea to replace your toilet as the protective coating on the clay will be removed, as there is a possibility for the toilet to absorb water and liquids at this point.

Scratches are more common with porcelain toilet as it could be worn away due to cleaning. If your toilet seems to require more cleaning, this may be the cause, scratched surfaces are more difficult to keep clean.

 When You’re Ready to Save Money

Newer toilets have lower volumes of water in their tank reservoirs. If you want to save on your water bill, considering getting a ‘low flush’ style toilet. Over the course of a year, you will notice the savings.

Frequent Plunging Required

If you are noticing that you have reach for your plunger more and more, then perhaps it’s time to consider replacement. Oftentimes older toilets become more susceptible to blockages.

 

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What to Do if Your Toilet Is Leaking or Overflowing

What to Do if Your Toilet Is Leaking or Overflowing

When it comes to toilet plumbing problems in the home, it doesn’t get any worse than the occasional clog. Even a minor crack such as something in the bowl or seal can cause massive water damage over a long enough period of time. If you do discover a major problem with your toilet, like if it is cracked or overflowing, read on to find out what you should do.

Turn Off the Water

The first thing you need to do is to shut off the water. However as far as toilet emergencies go, you don’t necessarily need to turn off water to the entire house, so locate the valve for the bathroom. The shut off valve should be either on the wall behind the toilet or around the base. If you can’t find any valve for the bathroom, you may then have to shut off water to the entire house.

Clear the Area

Even a small amount of water can damage furniture and other objects around your house beyond repair. It’s best to clear the area to limit the damage as much as possible as this will also help your plumber to reach the problem more easily when he or she shows up to fix it.

Mop Up

It might be the case where you may not be able to solve the problem on your own, however at least you can clean up the water puddles around the surrounding area. Once you have made sure that no new water can spill out, mop up what you can and wait for your plumber to arrive.

Logical heating & Plumbing solutions is experienced with working on toilet plumbing and installing and servicing a new plumbing systems. If you are experiencing trouble with your toilet plumbing due to unexpected problems. Give us a call on 0208 664 9099.We can help you straight away.

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