5 Common Bathroom Plumbing Glitches

There are a lot of simple plumbing issues that homeowners can repair on their own. This article will go over some of those issues and how to fix them. This article will explain some common bathroom plumbing glitches and state some tips for fixing them or if you should call an experienced professional like those at the Signature Plumbing Company.

5 Common Bathroom Plumbing Glitches
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Constantly Running Toilet

A toilet won’t stop running if the flapper valve lets water pass from the tank to the bowl. In this case, purchase a toilet repair kit and replace the inner workings of the toilet. It’s a fairly simple process that shouldn’t take very long.

Leaky Pipes

Replacing a leaky pipe isn’t a very complicated job, but it can be a messy one. If you want to skip the mess, contact a professional to get the job done. However, until that professional arrives, you can use leak tape and a compression clamp to deal with the leaky pipe.

Clogged Drains

If you are having trouble draining water that is in the sink or bathtub, chances are you have a clog in your drain. You can use a plunger to fix the problem, but if the clog happens repeatedly then you may want to contact a professional.

Low Water Pressure

When water is running from your tap at a much slower pace than usual, this could be because of low water pressure. The low water pressure may be the fault of the municipal water system, but it could also be the fault of sediment build-up. Clean your shower heads and aerators to see if that solves the problem. If it doesn’t, and the low pressure has nothing to do with the municipality, then your best bet is to contact a professional.

Sewage Smell

There are many different issues that could cause you to smell sewer gas in your bathroom. To save yourself the time of having to go through each one and try DIY remedies, call a professional at Signature Plumbing Company and get the situation diagnosed and repaired quickly.

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