If you’re ready to swing the hammer on a bathroom upgrade and need to know if your old toilet needs replacing, here are a few questions you should ask:
Is The Toilet Leaking From The Tank Or The Base?
If so, there’s a good chance that you need a new toilet. If there’s a puddle on the floor next to your toilet, and there’s visible water running down the side, you have a leak. Leaks can be dangerous for many reasons, including long-term damage to your floors and subfloors and mold and mildew buildup that can cause health problems with prolonged exposure. Our professional plumbers can identify where the leaks originate and attempt to seal them up or provide you with a fair cost estimate for a new toilet and installation fee.
Is The Toilet Constantly Running?
One of the most common plumbing problems is a running toilet. This has many causes, but the outcomes are mostly the same; gallons of wasted water, resulting in higher monthly water bills. Depending on the problem, Armor Air can rebuild the inside of your toilet, replace worn seals and gaskets, or replace the entire toilet with a new one. Our plumbing technicians can guide you through the process and recommend the most cost-effective solution.
Is The Toilet Not Flushing Properly?
If your toilet isn’t flushing properly, there could be a wide range of possibilities: a clogged drain line, low water pressure, a broken flush handle, a broken flapper valve, worn-out seals or gaskets, or a broken toilet tank. All of the above could result in cost-prohibitive repair charges. Consider installing a new toilet instead.
Is The Toilet Wobbling Or Rocking?
If your toilet doesn’t seem to be fully set onto the floor, it could be a major structural issue. If that toilet is on the second floor of your home, you should get it replaced as soon as possible before you start to see water stains forming on the ceiling below.