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What would cause water to seep out from under the toilet bowl onto the floor when the toilet is flushed?
2 things 2 things. Thing 1 - you have a partial clog somewhere in your pipes, this is why the water is backing up in the first place. Thing 2 - the wax seal under the bottom of your toilet (you can't see it because its UNDER the toilet) is broken. Buy a new one at home depot and install (very easy, I've done it before without any prior knowledge) AFTER you have the clog removed. Try sticking a water hose as deep as possible into your outside tap leading to your plumbing - then turn it on full blast. This works for me every 8 months (stupid dry texas!). if the lines are not clogged, you need a new wax ring Answer I had a problem similar to this. I changed the wax ring several times, but after a couple of months it would happen again. I snaked it myself a few times, but the problem came back a couple months later. Had Roto-Rooter out, but the problem came back a couple months later. I installed a brand new toilet (with wax ring), but the problem still came back. The best advice I can give is to get something that will prevent roots from coming back into the main sewer drain. Roots always seemed to be the one thing I could pull out of the drain when I snaked it.
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What would cause a toilet to make high pitched sounds after it has been flushed and the water is filling back up?
The ballcock is bad. Replace it. ANS 2 - It's inexpensive and easy to replace with new style fill valve. Ballcocks are inefficient and prone to problems. Go to any 'big box' s…tore and look at new Valves like Fluidmaster A 400, Pro 45, or similar - less than $20 and can be fitted in a half hour .
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Possibly wax ring or toilet tank to toilet bowl gasket.
There is a blockage in the waste line. Have you flushed the basement toilet to see what happens? Try running the upstairs shower and see what happens. (use two persons , one u…p stairs, one downstairs so you can control the amount of water that rises in the toilet.) There should be a "clean out" cap somewhere downstairs near the point where the waste line exits the house. It is here that one would "snake" the line. The other possibility is the water level in the downstairs toilet is lower than the level of the waste line exit. This means that the point of exit of the line is physically higher than the toilet. The only remedy for this is to raise the toilet to above the height or replumb the toilet into a waste pump that evacuates upwards to a point slightly higher than the waste line. This is the most common set-up in a "basement" toilet. The toilet evacuates into a point lower than the floor. The waste pump or grinder pump then pumps the waste upwards than gravity allows it to evacuate normally. The benefit is that the waste pump creates a separate system for the basement toilet. Y-THINK-Y
think the drain may be slightly blocked. Your best bet is to call a plumber now to fix it. If you leave it too long you may have toilet water coming up in other areas in your …house. You can try to fix it yourself but most of the chemical treatments don't do a lot.
My experience is when you flush the toilet, the fill valve opens and starts re filling the tank......sometimes if the water pressure is too high, it will "whistle". Close your… fill valve until it stops whistling.....usually this slight adjustment will stop it from making that annoying noise
Depends on a number of factors.. In most homes the waste goes into the sewer system, where it is processes and sanitizes.. In many it will go into a septic tank, where biolo…gical agents break a down and the water filters into the ground.. In other places it goes into a holding tank and is later pumped out into a septic tank or sewer system.
It is probably not flushing, just the tank filling. The flapper in the bottom of the tank is not sealing completely letting water seep into the bowl. When it enough drains o…ut, the tank will refill. Just replace the flapper. Most are held on by two prongs on either side of the overflow tube. A new one is about $3
It sounds like you need a new ballcock valve or either your fill tube has come off your flush valve. Just take tank lid off and check to see if water is going down the tube in… middle of tank.
It is plugged. Get a plunger and unplug it.
Answer The two toilets are probably one the same drain line. Are they directly one below the other? If they are, the vent for the bottom toilet is the drain… for the upstairs toilet. This is called a wet vent which is not usually done anymore. If this is the case, there is nothing you can do on your own. If your toilets are not one above the other, you still have some sort of venting problem. Either way, you should call a plumber.
The lower toilet is acting as a vent. Check the vent stack for debris, bird nest, critters, etc.
Why would the water and everything come out of the downstairs toilet when you flush the upstairs toilet?
%DETAILS% Answer The waste line from the downstairs toilet is not vented (or not vented properly, or the vent is plugged up). Flushing the upstairs toilet creates a vacuum… in the main line which sucks the water out of the one downstairs. Answer your waste lines for both toilets may be on the same branch off the sewer main. Either you have a stoppage in the branch line or you have a stoppage in the main line. (If it's the main line your downstairs toilet would have to be the lowest fixture, ie If you have a floor drain downstairs and it's a stoppage in your main line it would backup through the floor drain. If there is no floor drain the toilet downstairs is probably your lowest fixture.) Your best bet is to snake out the system through the toilet downstairs.
Why would a toilet when flushed fill the bowl completely of water and then the bath plug hole would bubble up with water?
%DETAILS% Answer It's possible that you have a blockage, on the toilet line and the water is coming up in the tub to alleviate pressure. Or, your vent may be cl…ogged causing what is called back syphonage, causing the water not to push out.
Why would the new upstairs toilets in your house make a loud jack-hammer-like noise that seems to come from under the floor after you flush?
Answer . Your water lines aren't properly isolated. when you flush the toilet and your water lines are refilling with water it can create water hammer. This is usually wors…e if your water pipes are either not properly supported or come in contact with wood joists or studs.\n. \nYou may also have very high water pressure which means a lot of air comes through with the water, try closing the water inlet a little.. Answer . \nA loose washer on the shut off valve for the toilet can cause the jackhammer sound you describe.
Answer Your flush valve is probably overflowing due to a bad fill valve, or the float is set too high. Open up your tank and look inside to see what happens when you… flush.