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Toilet Repair

Toilet Repair in Orange County

Toilets are one of those things you never really think about until something goes wrong – but once your toilet stops working it’s the only thing on your mind! Toilet problems are a big deal not just because of the potential water damage they can cause, but also because they can result in serious sanitation problems in your home. If you live in Orange County, CA and have any plumbing problems, you don’t have to worry – just call Barker & Sons!

Common Toilet Problems

While toilets are generally reliable, there are a few common toilet problems that everyone has run into at one point or another. Some of these include:

  • Weak flush
  • Strong but partial flush
  • “Phantom flush”(happens when the tank is leaking water)
  • Low bowl water level
  • Double flush
  • Whistling tank fill
  • Slow tank fill
  • Dripping and tank filling
  • Sluggish flush
  • Suction sounds in tub and sink

You may also experience more major toilet problems, including leaky toilets or toilets that don’t stop filling until you’ve shut off the water. No matter what toilet problems you’re having, call Barker & Sons for toilet repair in Anaheim, CA!

What Not to Flush

The simplest way to avoid needing toilet repair in Anaheim or anywhere else in Orange County, CA is to be careful with what you flush down the toilet. Toilets are designed for a few things only – toilet paper and, well, you know the rest. If you want to avoid calling for toilet repair, never flush:

  • Diapers (cloth, disposable and “flushable”)
  • Face tissues
  • Baby wipes
  • Toilet bowl scrub pads
  • Swiffers
  • Napkins and paper towels
  • Dental floss
  • Egg shells, nut shells and coffee grounds
  • Fats, oils and greases
  • Food items containing seeds and peels
  • Hair
  • Sanitary napkins and feminine hygiene products
  • Vitamins, minerals and other pharmaceuticals
  • Clothing, including underwear
  • Plastic of any kind

Even things designed to be “flushable” should be thrown away if at all possible. While they may go through your plumbing system just fine, they tend to cause problems in your septic tank. There is also the chance they won’t degrade properly the way toilet paper does, meaning they’ll end up clogging your pipes, tangling around pumps and causing messy backups in the street – or your home!

Got a blockage as a result of something you flushed? Click here to call the Orange County plumbers!