If your toilet starts acting up, you’re going to have a bad time.

Learning to spot the signs of trouble, how to take good care of your toilet, and what to do when things go wrong can help save you from a lot of headaches, and le

If you ever need help with toilet repair in the Castro Valley area, our plumbers are just around the corner.

Help, When I Flush Toilet Water Comes Up the Shower

While we don’t like to think about it, when we flush the toilet, that water has to go somewhere. Usually, it drains properly out the sewer. But, when there is a problem, it can backup into the shower. Sorry—sometimes plumbing is just gross. This problem is unpleasant, but it is also very unsanitary. You do [...]

By |2023-09-04T11:29:18+00:00September 4th, 2023|Drains, Toilets|

Toilet Keeps Refilling on Its Own? What it Means and What to Do

Is the Toilet Running? When you say that your toilet is refilling, you might mean that it is running. The water in the bowl is constantly refreshing without overflowing the bowl. Most commonly, this is caused by a problem with the mechanism that controls your flushing. The chain may have come off, the floater may [...]

By |2023-07-03T11:10:22+00:00July 3rd, 2023|Toilets|

Dripping Sound in Wall After Flushing Toilet: What it Means and What To Do

Hearing an unexpected dripping sound in your wall is both terrifying and frustrating. When this happens after flushing a toilet, you may frantically start searching for the cause of the sound. A pipe could have broken, there may be an issue with a joint, or there may be another cause for the sound. Once you [...]

By |2023-02-20T13:15:31+00:00February 20th, 2023|Pipes and Leaks, Toilets|

Why Can’t I Flush Baby Wipes Down the Toilet?

Flushing waste down the toilet can be an easy way to eliminate small, biodegradable items in our homes. And recently, we’ve had a surge in companies claiming that their baby wipes are flushable. But, are they? The answer is no. Despite what these manufacturers advertise, flushable baby wipes are a primary cause of sewer line [...]

By |2022-10-03T10:00:30+00:00October 3rd, 2022|Toilets|

Is a Running Toilet an Emergency?

When you’re not a plumber, it can be hard to know if your plumbing problem merits an afterhours emergency call to the professionals. A running toilet might be one such point of confusion for you. Thankfully, a running toilet is not an emergency. Even if the toilet that is running is clogged, and so water [...]

By |2022-04-21T20:52:24+00:00April 21st, 2022|Toilets|
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