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Signs You Need A New Toilet

Signs You Need A New Toilet

Indoor plumbing has been a staple of modern life for centuries now. And many people would argue that the most important aspect of indoor plumbing is the bathroom, and more specifically, the toilet.

Keeping your toilet in working order is important, but at some point, we’ve all got to bite the bullet and buy a new one. Below is a list of signs signaling that it’s time for a new toilet.

Frequent Clogs

If you’re tired of plunging your toilet constantly and then mopping up the mess afterward, then you should probably start shopping for a new toilet. While some people just need to be more mindful of what they're putting in their toilets, others with older low-flow toilets could also contribute to the constant clogs and overflows.

Porcelain Cracks

If you ever notice seemingly random puddles around your toilet, the first thing you should do is check for cracks in the porcelain. While your toilet might be working perfectly fine, the crack and leaking water can lead to an abundance of waste and extensive damage to your floor over time.

Constant Running

A running toilet is not just annoying, it can also be incredibly difficult to stop. A few things you can do to remedy the problem include adjusting the fill height in the tank and adjusting the chain and flapper. However, if your toilet still continues running, you might have a larger problem on your hands that requires a toilet replacement. Don't make any decisions until you have had a plumber look at the situation!

Benefits of a New Toilet

Aside from not having to deal with all of the above issues anymore, there are additional benefits when getting a new toilet.

  • Efficiency

Newer toilets reduce water use by about 2 gallons per flush, which saves about 3,000 gallons of water per person who uses your bathroom every year!

  • Saves money

Because newer toilets use less water every time they flush, they also can save you a large sum of money in the long run.

  • Aesthetics

Getting a new toilet could significantly change the look of your bathroom and make it feel upgraded in an instant.

No matter what your toilet or plumbing issues are, Brownie’s Septic and Plumbing has the knowledge and experience to help you. With nearly 70 years of experience with Orlando plumbing, we have seen it all and have earned a reputation for superior workmanship and first-rate service!

If you ever have any questions or just want to learn more about the services we offer, don't hesitate to call us or visit our website!

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