Nothing puts a wrench in your daily routine like a clogged toilet. In addition to not being able to use your toilet, you may also experience overflowing or unpleasant smells. At Affordable Plumbing, Heating & Air, we work with homeowners in Spanish Fort, AL to quickly assess the situation and provide the most comprehensive and effective clogged toilet repair.
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What Causes Clogged Toilets?
There are two main types of clogs that we most commonly see. They are:
- Simple clogs: These types are often caused by things such as using too much toilet paper. In many cases, children are to blame for these clogs because they are still learning how to properly use the toilet and how much toilet paper is necessary. Other items that may cause a simple clog include personal hygiene items or non-water soluble items such as diapers.
- Foreign objects: These clogs are also often caused by children, but in this case, it starts by having a foreign object flushed down the toilet. Common objects that tend to get flushed include toys, toothbrushes, and even shampoo bottles.
How do We Repair Them?
When you notice that your toilet isn't flushing properly, you may find that the bowl overflows or fails to fill back up after being flushed. When we arrive at your home for a professional repair, we will carefully assess the situation and explain the repair options. While we are repairing the issue, we will also go over other ways to prevent the same thing from happening in the future.
Professional Tips to Prevent Clogged Toilets
Try these professional tips and tricks to prevent clogged toilet emergencies from occurring in the future:
- Install a childproof lock on the toilet if you have small kids that might play around the toilet.
- Place a garbage can next to the toilet for non-water soluble materials such as diapers or other personal hygiene items.
- Use less toilet paper if possible.
- Flush twice if needed.
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