Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Toilet Plumbing’

Toilet Won’t Flush? Some Reasons Why

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Any appliance or fixture in your house that doesn’t do what it’s designed to do is a problem. And a toilet that won’t flush—that’s something you want fixed as soon as possible!

There are several reasons why you may have a toilet that isn’t flushing when you press the lever or the top button. In some cases, the solution may be a simple one you can remedy on your own. Other times, you’ll need to call professionals for plumbing in Sudbury, MA to fix the issue. Below are some of the common causes of a non-flushing toilet and what you can do about them if anything.

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Toilet Leaking From the Base? Here Are Some Reasons Why

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Few plumbing appliances cause people to panic as fast when they start to malfunction as the bathroom toilet. A leaking toilet, an overflowing toilet, a clogged toilet—these are serious problems you’ll want fixed as soon as you can. Some you might be able to handle on your own, such as using a toilet plunger to clear out a simple clog. Most other toilet repairs will require the assistance of a professional plumber.

Today we’re going to look at a problem that often affects bathroom toilets, which is water that appears to be leaking from around the base.

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Why Does My Toilet Keep Running?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

toilet-with-button-flushThe title feels like the start of a bad prank phone call (back in days before the existence of caller ID), but it’s a plumbing issue homeowners run into frequently. A toilet is flushed, but instead of running for a minute afterward to fill up the tank through the feed line, it continues to run without stopping. This can be a minor problem or a serious one. You might be able to fix it yourself in a minute or so, or you may need to have a professional plumber see what the trouble is and repair it.

We’ll take a look at why a toilet might be running continuously and how a plumber in Andover, MA can put a stop to this major waste of water. Before checking for a problem or calling a plumber, shut off the valve on the feed line so the running water will stop.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Toilet?

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Your toilet has been in your home for a while now. Maybe you’re experiencing problems, or maybe it’s starting to show signs of aging. Still, you’re unsure of whether or not it really needs replacement quite yet.

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Avoid Toilet Clogs This Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Two of the three end-of-year holidays have passed, but there are many gatherings to be held still. Are you hosting and worried that your bathroom, and more specifically, your toilet, may take a beating? Clogs are very common at this time of year, but we have a few tips to help you prevent a visit from one of our Basnett Plumbing & Heating pros to your home in Concord, MA.

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