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Top Maintenance Tips for Your Toilet

3 Challenges Of Using And Maintaining A Toilet

If someone is told that using a toilet is a challenge, then they are more than likely going to laugh. Many people know how to use a toilet, and many have learned this since they were small children.

Using the toilet may not be something that’s hard to do, but using a toilet can bring about challenges that make you have to maintain the toilet.

Toilets can be somewhat of an expensive fixture in any Tucson home, and they should be maintained to have longevity, similar to the sinks and bathtubs that are in a home. If a toilet is cared for properly, then it should last for many years.

Keeping it clean

A toilet that’s regularly used will become dirty, and keeping it clean is one of the challenges that results from using the toilet. Keeping a toilet clean isn’t terribly difficult, especially if it’s cleaned at least once a week.

The longer you wait before you clean your toilet, the dirtier it will become and the more disgusting the job will become. Cleaning the toilet can be done by using a toilet bowl cleaner and some household chemicals.

Those who want a natural way of cleaning a toilet can use vinegar and baking soda, especially since it’s non-toxic. Those who have small children who may play in the toilet or a dog that drinks out of the toilet will want a non-toxic way to keep the toilet bowl clean.

Toilet Leaks can be an issue

A toilet can leak, and the leak may be difficult to discover. A leaking toilet can be discovered if you put a few drops of food coloring into the toilet’s tank, and wait to see if it the coloring comes out into the toilet bowl.

If food coloring is seen in the toilet bowl, then you have a leak, and you’ll have to get a plumber to fix the leak.

The toilet might get clogged

Another big issue that can occur with a toilet is when it clogs. Constant use of a toilet or flushing down things like hair or anything that’s not from human waste can clog the toilet, and this may require a Tucson plumber to come out and fix the problem.

Are you having trouble with your Tucson, AZ plumbing system? Call Spartan Plumbing at 520-617-1000 for all your repair needs!