Did you know that a running toilet is the same as a leaking toilet? While it may not seem like a significant problem at first, this can lead to a big increase in your monthly water bill. To help save a substantial amount of water and money every month, it is important to have any leaks quickly repaired in your home.
You can check your toilet for leaks by placing a few drops of food coloring in the tank. After 30 minutes, if the color appears in the bowl, you have a leak and will need to contact a plumber.
The toilet already accounts for nearly 30% of the total water usage in the average bathroom. This is why it is so important to deal with a leak as soon as possible. If your toilet is continually running, there may be a number of issues that are causing the toilet leak, including the following:
It is typically best to hire a plumber for any toilet-related issues. Oftentimes, things go wrong when you are completing plumbing projects and it is important to have a skilled Roto-Rooter plumber complete the work to ensure that any resulting problems can be quickly dealt with.
While it may seem like a waste of money to hire a plumber upfront, it will likely save you more money in the long run by ensuring that the work is done quickly and correctly the first time. You will also notice a big difference in your monthly utility bills once the leak is repaired.
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