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What You Know & Don't Know About Your Toilet

Posted by Monica Levy on Aug 7, 2018 9:48:06 AM

If you're reading this article, or exist in the 21st century, chances are you have a toilet. Most people know general facts about their toilet, like how to use it and how to clean it. However, few people understand how their toilet actually works. The way a toilet works is fairly simple:

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Tags: toilet leak, toilet supply line, toilet supply line failure, toilet flapper leak

Common Toilet Problems & Solutions

Posted by Monica Levy on Aug 7, 2018 9:47:19 AM

Some of the top plumbing problems homeowner's face have to do with an extremely integral part of the home, the toilet. Most homes have multiple toilets, meaning that the risk of water damage from a toilet is twice or even three times as likely. To add to that, there are a number of different things that can go wrong with your toilet. Keep reading to learn more about common toilet issues and how to fix them!

Or, click here to learn more about How Your Toilet Works.

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Tags: toilet leak, toilet supply line leaks, toilet supply line failure, toilet flapper leak

How to Address and Repair Leaky Toilets

Posted by Nicole Platt on Feb 12, 2018 7:06:13 PM


Flooded basements and moisture where it shouldn’t be are obvious signs of a leak. However, leaks that can go easily undetected can be just as, if not more, costly to your wallet. If your toilet is flushing for no reason or you hear a constant stream of water, you may have an issue with the flapper in your toilet. If you suspect you have a leak related to your toilet flapper, it could be from a variety of reasons.

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Tags: toilet supply line, supply line leak, toilet supply line leaks, high water bill, toilet flapper leak, toilet supply line failure, toilet tank leak, toilet leak

Water Hero Saves Home From Catastrophic Leak Damage

Posted by Dan Sterling on Jan 22, 2018 10:06:48 PM

On October 9th, 2017 at 10PM, a pipe burst in the ceiling of a doctor’s home in a small town on Staten Island while he was about to go away for the weekend.  We know this is typical - 1 in 55 homes have a severe water leak each year in the United States, and this one had the potential to cause over $100,000 worth of damage. 

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Tags: home protection, pipe burst, water line failure, toilet supply line failure, insurance discounts, water leaks, catastrophic water leak, insurance water leak