Do you see water under the tank of your toilet? There are certain things you can do to fix your toilet and to keep it in a good working order. There are fix-ups you can do in your own, but you will need a professional plumber for bigger problems.
Things to check is you have a leaking toilet tank:
Make sure that the nuts under your tank are tighten. The nuts may cause the tank to leak, and this plumbing problem can be fixed with pliers or a wrench. If the nuts on the tank are tightened and the water is still dripping, you may need to replace the washers.
Check for cracks in your tank. If you see that the tank of your toilet is broken, call your plumber for an estimate to replace the toilet tank. The replacement of the toilet tank should be done by a professional plumber.
If there is leaking around the flush valve, the flush-valve assembly is most certainly damaged, and you will need to replace it. Call a professional plumber for an estimate of replacement of the parts of your toilet.
If water is leaking through the handle:
Check your float ball. It the float ball in your toilet tank is too high it may cause the overflowing of the tank. Bend the float arm to keep the water level lower.
Some toilet don't have float balls, and have water-intake assembly instead. Pinch the clip attached to the thin metal rod and slide it and the cup down to lower the water level.
If you have tried adjusting the water level without success, or the water is still leaking, call your plumber immediately.
When you have a more serious problem, shut the water valve and call your Norfolk plumbing company. Atomic Plumbing offers a 24-7 emergency crevice in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake and the surrounding areas. Call Atomic Plumbing for a free estimate today!