Q: Why is my shower pressure so weak?
Poor water pressure can be caused by hard-water buildup in pipes, hot water tank issues such as sediment buildup, or a problem with the water line such as it being pinched. Regular maintenance should stop these things from happening but if they have happened, you’ll need to call in a professional licensed plumber.
Q: What should I do if the toilet won’t stop running?
There’s a simple fix for this. The water level in your toilet’s tank is controlled by a floating cap. By going inside your tank, you can adjust the cap. If it keeps happening, you may need a replacement. Get in touch with C. Anderson Plumbing and we can do the job quickly and affordably.
Q: What are the benefits of a low flush toilet?
Water conservation and in association, cost savings. By using less water, you’ll be helping the planet and saving yourself on water bills!
Q: Why does my toilet clog easily?
If you find that your toilet is clogging easily all the time, chances are there’s a large obstruction in there that is being added to every time you flush. Something that contributes to this is the use of too much toilet paper, or the flushing of absorbent materials such as tampons. You could also be experiencing water flow issues or venting issues. Give C. Anderson Plumbing a call and we’ll assess the situation for you and figure out the best, most affordable repair!
Q: How do I unclog my toilet?
Grab the plunger! Stop the bowl from filling by controlling the flapper in your toilet’s tank, and get plunging. If this doesn’t help, there may be a bigger problem in which case you’ll have to call in the pros.
Q: One of my taps has a very low water supply. What could be causing this?
This could be caused by a problem with the tap’s aerator or a leak somewhere along its pipeline. If you cannot fix the problem by cleaning the aerator, you may be dealing with a bigger issue.
Q: How do I shut off the water to the entire house?
Look for the main valve to your house and turn it to the right. Some valves take 1/4 turn, others take several turns. Keep turning the valve until it is snug, but do not over-tighten it! If you are in Delaware County or Fairfield County you should have a shut-off where the main water line enters your house, however, your meter may be in a pit in your front yard. To shut off out at the meter, turn the valve by the meter perpendicular to the direction of flow. In other areas your main shut-off and meter will likely be located in your basement along the wall nearest to the street.