Leaking Toilets

Is your toilet constantly running?

Common symptoms include:

  • Toilet leaking water non stop
  • Constant hissing noise from the toilet
  • Toilet filling up by its self every hour or so
  • Water on the floor
  • High water bills

Leaking toilets can add hundreds or even thousands of dollars to your water bill. In fact at least every month or two Water Tight Canberra is called to a leaking toilet as Icon Water (formally ACTEW) have sent a notice of possible burst water pipe due to high water consumption. 2 recent examples include a tenant who was ignoring the leaking toilet and then received a $2500 water bill and a commercial client who had a leaking urinal and received a $6000 bill.

Quick methods to test for leaks on toilets:

  • Hold some toilet paper to the back of the toilet bowl. You will see the paper dampen if the toilet is leaking
  • Put talcum powder on the back of the toilet bowl
  • Put food die in the toilet cistern. Warning – This method should only be used if the cistern lid comes off easily. A lot of customers do further damage to their toilet cisterns by forcing lids to come off.

Book online now with the Reliable plumber in Canberra and we will come out and solve your toilet troubles

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  • Eleanor Kay

    A really positive experience from beginning to end. Everything about the Water Tight team was great, from Joseph's friendly and helpful manner on the phone through to Sam's great job on site. I highly recommend these plumbers - they came when they said they would, ensured I clearly understood what the problem was and what the options were to fix it, and were very affordable as well. Definitely my plumbers of choice in the future!

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  • Maurice Austin

    I honestly don't know where to begin. I rang late on a winter's day with a blocked toilet, and Tom arrived 15 minutes later. He was friendly, courteous and professional, and very quickly located where he thought the problem was. It was late in the day and he decided to book one of his team for the next day. Sam rang early the next morning and again turned up withing ten minutes. Equally courteous and professional. He and Tom worked out the best approach and Sam then proceeded to fix it. Both Tom and Sam explained things like they were talking to an informed layman, not an idiot: including what the likely problem was, the eventual ACTUAL problem and how they solved it. And all at a very reasonable cost. Very reasonable. You honestly don't GET this kind of professionalism any more...except you do. Apart from this review, I'm telling everyone I know :-)

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  • Geoff Campbell

    Excellent work, customer service, and price. Had two plumbers from Water Tight, Andrew and Sam, come to do some minor work on different days. Both of them were friendly, efficient, and happy to walk me through what they were doing.

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  • Rowan Fraser

    I was very happy with the service Water Tight provided in relation to servicing two toilets. Tom responded to my query quickly and arranged for a plumber to come on the day I requested. Andrew was thoroughly professional and did an excellent job in replacing the broken components. I will definitely use Water Tight again.

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  • Brooke Yates

    These guys were great! They came out on a Sunday and instead of just plowing ahead with the work and charging us a fortune, they recommended we wait until Monday and gave us solutions on how to manage our leak issue in the interim. They looked for and delivered the most cost-effective solution to the problem rather than just wrack up the costs. they were prompt, clean and a pleasure to deal with. we will now use water tight for all our future plumbing needs.

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