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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Repair A Running Toilet

When you’re in your bathroom grooming yourself, bathing, taking a shower, or brushing your teeth, do you constantly hear the sound of water rushing, trickling, or hissing? That’s usually a sign of a running toilet, which occurs when one or multiple parts in its tank fail to function properly. Figuring out the root of the problem is challenging but it is necessary to ensure the best solution. For instance, if the issue is with the faulty flapper, you could consider replacing it with Danco’s HydroStop Toilet Tank Flapperless Alternative, which comes with a sturdy tower that drops solidly and vertically onto the opening of the flush valve to create an enhanced seal. Besides the flapper, there could also be something wrong with the ballcock, fill valve, or the flush valve. In some cases, there may be issues with two or more components. You really should not wait too long to repair a running toilet and make the necessary replacements to faulty parts. Otherwise, you are increasing the risk of problems like the following: Flooding in your bathroom A running toilet may seem like a minor problem, but it can actually cause flooding. All the excess water could flood the septic tank, causing failure and saturation of the drain field. Getting all of that repaired can be expensive and the entire incident itself will no doubt be stressful. You can avoid all that hassle and the extra costs by getting your running toilet checked and repaired as soon as you detect…

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