Leaking Toilet Brisbane or Gold Coast?
Leaking toilets are the most common household water leak.
A running toilet can waste up to 70 kilolitres of water per year! Most toilet leaks go unnoticed as the water slowly trickles down the back of the toilet bowl.
We find and fix all kinds of toilet leaks everything from a leaking toilet or leaking bowl to a leaking cistern. Don’t pay for any more excess water. Put a stop to your toilet leak today, call 1800 443 996.
So if it goes unnoticed how do I confirm the leak?
One of the best ways to test for many toilet leaks is to get some dark coloured food dye and drop enough drops into the top of the cistern to change the colour of the water.
Wait 30-60 minutes without flushing your toilet. Return and check all around the toilet for any coloured dye, check around the base, the cistern, the flush pipe, and inside the bowl.
These aren’t the only toilet leaks to worry about, your toilet can leak from any of the following:
- Outlet rubber – These common leaks are caused by decayed, cracked or split outlet rubbers.
- Inlet valve – Over time plastic hardens and decays and can cause the valve to crack or split.
- Outlet valve – Over time plastic hardens and decays and can cause the valve to crack or split.
- Flush pipe – Flush pipe seals decay and will crack or split leading to a leak from the cistern.
- Key seal – Probably the worst kind of leaking toilet where waste water leaks through the floor or wall seal due to the perishing rubber.
- Cistern screw holes – These leaks are deceiving, water running down the back of the wall is usually a stuck inlet valve overfilling the cistern and overflowing out through unsealed screw holes, the culprit is usually a faulty inlet valve.
- Shut off valve – Just like your spindle taps over time the mechanism perishes and begins to leak the best option is to replace the valve.
- Leaking water feed or flexi hose – Over time the rubbers perish and require replacing, as always the best option is to replace the entire hose.
Most importantly never attempt to do your own plumbing there are a plethora of problems that can occur which lead to even more costly repairs. We’ve seen many a time DIY’s attempting to fix a leaking toilet only to end up with a plumber and carpenter to fix the plumbing and replace the flooded carpet!
What types of toilets do Jetset Plumbing fix?
We fix all types and brands of toilet, just to name a few:
- Villeroy & Boch
- Johnson & Suisse
- Ideal Standard
and many more.
When it comes to leaking toilets it’s always best left to the professionals, call us to book in now on 1800 443 996.