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7 Ways To Unclog Your Toilet Without A Plunger

Clogged toilet drains are household emergencies. Most people immediately grab a plunger to remove the blockage. However, what if you don't have one? Don't despair. You can solve this problem with a bit of creativity. This article discusses a few suggestions on how to unclog a toilet without a plunger. Read more »

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Can You Use Drain Cleaners In A Toilet?

A clogged toilet is bad news, especially if it is the only one in the house. Act fast to prevent further inconveniences for the family. Just be careful about your methods because what seems useful may be harmful. For example, some people pour a chemical drain cleaner down the toilet. Read more »

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What To Do If Your Kid Flushes A Toy Down The Toilet

Toddlers might get fixated on the flushing action of the toilet bowl and some may go as far as flushing their own toys down the toilet just to see what happens. It happens more often than you think. This article discusses what to do should you find yourself in this predicament. Read more »

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Brief History Of The Toilet

We all use the toilet several times a day. It is one of those things that most people never think about and it might even be something that we take for granted. Although most of us have modern bathrooms, years ago, people had to use the bathroom outside. This article discusses the history of the toilet. Read more »

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What To Do About A Toilet Tank Overflowing

Having an overflowing toilet inside the house can be a nightmare for the entire family. You'll have a hazmat situation at hand as you will need to clean the toilet floor and remove the effluent. Also, if this is the only available toilet in the house, it can really make matters worse. Read more »

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Is Your Toilet Running Up The Water Bill?

If your water meter shows a sudden spike in consumption, then you are probably dealing with a leak or a running toilet. Running toilets are the leading source of wasted water in homes across the country. In this article, we discuss how to determine that you have a toilet leak in your home. Read more »

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Why Does My Toilet Gurgle When The Shower Drains?

Whenever there the toilet makes a gurgling sound when you drain the shower, it's typically a sign that something is obstructed. The drain noises can be annoying to deal with, but more importantly, they can actually be the precursor to a blocked pipe that leads to the shutdown of your bathroom. Read more »

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Is Your Toilet Leaking At The Base?

A working toilet is a must for every home. While they do perform an important service, they are often overlooked. That is until something goes wrong. One of the most common issues with toilets is a toilet leaking at its base.This article discusses some of the causes and solutions for this issue. Read more »

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10 Things You Should Avoid Flushing Down The Toilet

Using the toilet is a daily task and you may start to take it for granted. But when your toilet backs up and causes a huge mess with plenty of damage, you wonder about what is truly safe to put down the toilet. This article discusses ten items to never put down the toilet. Read more »

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Benefits Of Low Flow Toilets

One of the most beneficial plumbing upgrades you can do is to install low flow toilets. Older toilet models use quite a large volume of water to create enough force to remove waste. The low flow toilet uses much less than that. In this article, we discuss the benefits of low-flow toilets. Read more »