Why would your toilet continue to run if the flapper is closed?

Why would your toilet continue to run if the flapper is closed?

We’ve all been there – you flush the toilet, the flapper closes, and yet the water keeps running. It’s not only annoying but also a waste of water. So, what’s going on? Let’s dive into some common reasons why your toilet might continue to run even if the flapper is closed and how you can…

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How do you replace a toilet bowl handle?

How do you replace a toilet bowl handle?

A broken toilet bowl handle can be a real nuisance. Luckily, fixing it is a breeze and can save you from a lot of frustration. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you replace that pesky handle and get your toilet back in working order. Understanding the Toilet Bowl Handle Before we dive in, let’s talk…

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How to replace a broken rubber flapper in a toilet tank?

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How to Replace a Broken Rubber Flapper in a Toilet Tank? If you’ve ever dealt with a running toilet, you know it can be pretty annoying – not to mention the impact on your water bill! One common culprit is a broken rubber flapper. Don’t worry, though; fixing it is simpler than you might think.…

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Why Should I Choose a Tankless Water Heater?

Why should I choose a tankless water heater?

When it comes to hot water at home, many of us don’t give our water heaters much thought—until they stop working, that is. If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you’ve probably heard about tankless water heaters. They’re becoming quite the buzzword, and for good reason. But why should you choose one?…

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Do Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance?

Do tankless water heaters need maintenance?

Introduction Tankless water heaters are becoming increasingly popular due to their energy efficiency, space-saving design, and the promise of endless hot water. But, a common question we hear is: do these modern marvels need maintenance? Spoiler alert: yes, they do! Just like any other home appliance, regular upkeep is crucial. Let’s dive into why maintenance…

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Drain Clog: How to Unclog a Toilet When Snaking It Doesn’t Work

Drain Clog: How to unclog a toilet when snaking it doesn't work?

Today, we’re diving into a topic that can really test your patience: what to do when snaking a toilet doesn’t work. If you’ve ever had a drain clog before, you know how frustrating it can be. But don’t worry, I’ve got some tips and tricks to help you out! Understanding the Drain Clog Problem Reasons…

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How to Know if You Have a Broken Pipe Under the House?

How to know if you have a broken pipe under the house?

Hello again from your friendly neighborhood blogger at Vaquero Plumbing! Today, let’s dive into a topic that might be lurking right under your feet – broken pipes and when it might be time to consider repiping. Yes, it sounds a bit daunting, but I’m here to walk you through the signs and solutions, all without…

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Pressure Reducing Valve: How To Tell If It’s Bad

Pressure Reducing Valve: How To Tell If It's Bad

If you’ve ever wondered why your shower feels more like a pressure washer or why your faucets whimper like a thirsty puppy, you might have a pressure reducing valve (PRV) issue. Today, we’re diving into the mysterious world of PRVs and how to spot when they’re on the fritz—no plumbing license required! Let’s get started.…

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Slab Leaks: What Are the Available Options for Repair

What are the available options for repairing slab leaks?

  If you’ve stumbled across this post, chances are you might be wrestling with a slab leak, or just curious about what to do if you ever face one. Over here at Vaquero Plumbing, while I’m not a plumber myself, I’ve been around the block enough to share some useful insights on how to handle…

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