Why is My Toilet Draining Slowly?

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Why is My Toilet Draining Slowly?

Why is My Toilet Draining Slowly?

Toilets are the last thing that we think about when they are doing their job. But when they stop it is a major problem. Your toilet draining slowly can be one of these problems.

Possible Culprits

  • Partial Blockage: Something is stuck in the pipe.
    • Use a good plunger and make sure that you do not push any air into the pipe.
  • Low Water Level: Caused by low water pressure, malfunctioning trip assembly, or maladjusted fill valves.
    • Easily fixed by a professional plumber.
  • Toilet Flapper: The toilet flapper has become disconnected or worn out from use.root intrusion
    • Reconnect the flapper or replace if worn out.
  • Chain: The chain is too long and stuck on another part in the tank.
    • Adjust the length by moving the chain into a different hole.
  • Mineral Build-Up: Jet holes below the toilet rim have too much mineral build-up.
    • Spray the build-up with distilled white vinegar and scrub with a brush.
  • Wax Ring: The wax ring under the toilet is not sealing properly.
    • Replace the wax ring.
  • Roots in the Mainline: Roots looking for water find their way into the pipe through a crack or a leak.
    • Have a camera inspection done to find the extent of the damage, then have a professional plumber clear the line.

Toilet Draining Slowly?

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