No-one wants a run-down bathroom, but with reliable plumbing and a little know-how, you can avoid some of the most common bathroom problems A loose sink? A dripping tap? A wonky toilet seat? An overflowing cistern? Don’t worry. We’ve seen it all. From the mildly annoying to the genuinely dangerous, bathroom problems come in all […]
Posted on April 17, 2017 at 12:14 AM
No-one wants a run-down bathroom, but with reliable plumbing and a little know-how, you can avoid some of the most common bathroom problems
A loose sink? A dripping tap? A wonky toilet seat? An overflowing cistern? Don’t worry. We’ve seen it all. From the mildly annoying to the genuinely dangerous, bathroom problems come in all shapes and sizes — though a number of them are down to bad design.
Before you think that you’re all alone, that your issue is completely unique, have a look at our list of some of the most common bathroom problems. You might be surprised at how easy they are to fix.
This isn’t necessarily a bathroom problem, but it can be. It often depends. Even still, it’s something that people often notice first thing on a cold winter’s morning. It’s early, you’re cold, you’re waiting for your water to heat up for that nice hot shower, but it never does.
Absolutely. If you have an electric shower, it could be that this is the problem rather than something else. Try testing the other taps in your house first. If they run hot, but your shower still runs cold, you know it’s the electric shower which needs fixing. In which case, let us know and we can give you a quick, confirmed online booking for domestic electrical services.
If all of the water in your home is cold, it’s likely a boiler problem. This is an extremely common issue (especially during the winter of 2010) and, if it’s your problem, don’t worry, because we offer an ideal boiler service for exactly this situation.
Whether it’s been slightly damaged or completely destroyed, taps can be broken in a surprising number of ways. If there’s no hot water coming out of them, check the other taps. If you’re sure this tap is the problem, then it’s likely a plumbing issue.
Of course, sometimes, the reason your tap is broken is painfully obvious. Taps can bend, break, or snap clean off. This will often mean replacement rather than repair, but it is amazing what can be salvaged by reliable plumbing.
Definitely. We offer repair and replacement services for all kinds of taps. Or, if it’s a localised plumbing problem, we offer reliable plumbing services, too.
Pretty much everything in a bathroom can leak. Most of the time, these are plumbing issues, but not always. A leaking radiator, for example, might be a boiler issue. Still, most of the time, leaks too can be fixed by some reliable plumbing.
Of course — though you might be able to fix it too. You could try your hand at some of these simple DIY tips for fixing leaks. If that doesn’t solve the problem, or if you’re not confident enough in your DIY skills to try it, looking at the issue closer might at least help to diagnose it. At that point, we’d highly recommending contacting us for a quick, confirmed online booking.
If it’s your toilet, it’s almost certainly going to be a plumbing issue. Unless, of course, you own a particularly elaborate Japanese toilet, many of which can involve complex electrical systems. However, if you have a bog-standard bog, then plumbing is going to be the problem.
You bet we can! Though toilets can often require an expert hand to sort out, they are relatively simple systems with only a few parts to them. The small number of parts makes a problem easy to identify and quick to fix.
This is the worst kind of problem; not because it’s particularly dangerous, but just because it’s not particularly pleasant. The good news, however, is that you can often fix this sort of issue yourself.
There is a whole host of home remedies for unblocking drains. Still, if you don’t fancy getting your hands dirty (or if they don’t work), then it’s probably best to get someone in.
Yes. Our independent plumbers certainly aren’t squeamish and are happy to offer affordable emergency plumbing services.
It’s not necessarily a problem, but it quickly becomes one when you realise you are completely incapable of installing a new sink or toilet by yourself. You want to make sure that it’s done right.
Absolutely. Once again, this is another simple plumbing issue that a professional plumbing service from Fixington can easily solve.
Shower problems depend on your shower and can either be electrical, plumbing, or boiler problems. Try diagnosing your shower issues yourself first. Once you’ve narrowed the problem down, contact a professional plumbing service.
Of course. As you probably guess by this point, we solve pretty much every bathroom problem you can think of!
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