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Stopped Toilet? Call For Emergency Plumbing


Your toilet is going to be pretty vital to your day-to-day life. Most of us don’t exactly have the option to set up an outhouse in the backyard. Imagine having to walk or drive several minutes to get to the nearest toilet if yours going out of order. It certainly wouldn’t be comfortable let alone convenient.

If you have a toilet that is malfunctioning, it is worth a call to our experts for 24-hour plumbing in Ontario, CA. Believe it or not, being without access to a viable toilet system is actually considered an emergency! We’ll walk you through the steps of what you need to know.

How to Tell Your Toilet May Be at Risk of Stopping

If at all possible, you want to try to get a professional to look at your toilet before it stops completely. Here are some early warning signs to watch for:

  • The toilet is clogging on an almost daily basis.
  • Drainage is slowing down noticeably.
  • Yoru toilet is making gurgling or bubbling noises.
  • The toilet is smelling bad consistently.
  • The flush of the toilet barely gets a response when used.

Some of these issues can be addressed by repairing parts within the tank of the toilet that has worn out or broken while others require a more intensive service to address. The key is reaching out to a professional plumber to address them before your toilet stops altogether.

Handling a Clogged and Unclearable Toilet

Maybe there were warning signs and maybe there weren’t. The situation at this moment however is that you have a toilet that is clogged or just stopped and that you can’t clear. You’ve used a plunger and all the elbow grease you could but the toilet will not budge. This is when you need to reach out for assistance but there are some things that you can do to keep the situation under control until help arrives.

  • Turn off the water supply feeding the toilet to prevent it from overflowing.
  • Place towels around the base of the toilet in case of an overflow.
  • Take note of any sounds, smells, or sights that may indicate what is wrong with the toilet to tell your technician.
  • Make sure to let everyone know that the toilet is unusable and off-limits.

Once your plumbing professional arrives, they can diagnose what is wrong with the toilet and address it promptly so you can have the use of this vital appliance back in a timely manner.

Do You Need a New Toilet Altogether?

Sometimes a completely stopped toilet is one that needs to be replaced. If you have a toilet that faces chronic leaks, constantly stops or clogs, or is just plain old, it may be worthwhile to get a new one. This can help you use gallons less water per flush and can make the use of your toilet more effective and efficient. Even your toilet needs an upgrade at some point!

Whether we are clearing a clog, repairing a worn part, or replacing your toilet, you can count on Sweetwater Plumbing to get the job done.

We don’t charge by the hour, We charge by the job! Schedule your toilet plumbing service with Sweetwater Plumbing today.

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