How To Replace A Wax Seal On A Toilet

If your toilet is leaking at the base, you probably need a new wax seal. This fits on the bottom of the toilet drain between the toilet and the floor flange to which the toilet is bolted. The project itself is simple, but it is a heavy and messy job. If you think you may have trouble lifting a surprisingly heavy toilet, or can't handle scraping dirty wax from your toilet and floor flange, plumbing contractors can handle the job in less than thirty minutes. [Read More]

Four Unfortunate Sounds Your Plumbing System May Be Making

Plumbing sounds can be a source of anxiety or just plain annoying. And if they're waking up the baby, well, that's beyond annoying. You're probably impatient to get to the bottom of the problem so you can get back to bed. Here are four types of sounds you may be hearing in your plumbing system and their possible causes. Banging sounds. This is one of the more common sounds and, unfortunately, it has several probable causes. [Read More]

Is There Air In Your Waterlines? How To Know And What To Do

Air in your home's waterlines could mean big problems if you don't address the situation quickly. So, how do you know when there is air in the waterlines and what do you do to resolve the situation? Signs of Air in Waterlines Gurgling Noise – When the amount of air trapped in your waterlines is minor, you may hear a faint gurgling noise, but as the air continues to build, the noise will become much louder. [Read More]

How To Identify Different Plumbing Noises

The sounds you hear when running the garbage disposal or turning on a faucet can tell you a lot about your plumbing system. If you don't hear anything odd, you more than likely have a quality plumbing system with no major problems. On the other hand, if you hear screeching, banging, or dripping, it is often a sign that you need a professional to take a look. Here are some common sounds and what problem they might be warning you about. [Read More]