Many people tend to laugh and giggle when I warn them not take their bathroom toilet in Houston for granted. I mean, if you are a house owner, at least learn some basic knowledge about how your own bathroom toilet functions so that in case of emergencies, you will at least know what to do. Here are some basic things that every home owner should know.
Is Your Bathroom Leaking?
Depending on how your home bathroom is like, it would be good to check whether anything is leaking or not periodically. While a few drops of water here and there may not seem like much, but if you think of the cumulative effect, that is equivalent to water wasted. Besides, you would not want your bathroom to be constantly wet with water dripping from the toilet right? Because if you leave it, it is just a matter of time before something else in the bathroom requires fixing instead. If the bathroom tile is constantly wet, then it would encourage the growth of moss. So please check your bathroom to see whether the taps, bathtub or toilet are leaking or not. And if you do find any water leaking, please have if fixed quickly.
Water Keeps Running In The Toilet
There may be instances when your bathroom toilet suffers a malfunction. Normally after each flush, the Houston toilet tank will refill itself with the correct amount of water. Bathroom toilets that run continuously tend to waste a huge amount of water. And if water is a precious commodity in your area, you can be sure your water bill is going to hit the roof. So the moment you notice that your bathroom toilet keeps running continuously, quickly shut off the main water supply in your home first. Then check to see if you could manually fix the toilet system by yourself. In certain cases it’s pretty straightforward as the lever could have gotten stuck or jammed resulting in the running water. Once that is put back into place, it should stop the wastage of water.
Replace The Parts
Before you can have any part of the tank replaced, you will need to note down the brand name which should be easy to spot. Then look for the part that is broken which you can buy separately from the hardware store. There are also plenty of videos online if you need to know how to fix a particular problem with the bathroom toilet. If you can get it done by yourself, that should save you some money. But if you are unsure, better to get a Houston plumber to do it.