Understanding The Noises Your Toilet Is Making, And When It’s Time For A Toilet Repair

It’s sometimes difficult to recognize when you need a toilet repair, but strange noises are a common warning sign!

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It’s always concerning for home and business owners to hear strange noises coming from their toilets when they flush it, and this is particularly troubling when you aren’t quite sure why a toilet is making these noises. Another common toilet issue that people experience is hearing random noises from their toilet during the middle of the night, which is even more annoying to have to go through!

The truth is that there are countless reasons why your toilet may be making noises and could need a professional toilet repair, and the Beehive Plumbing team just so happens to be one of the leading toilet repair specialists in the entire Northern Utah region.

No matter what your toilet is going through, our Master Plumbers will help you fully assess and resolve your situation. Below are some of the common types of noises that you may be hearing from your toilet, and what causes these strange sounds!

Your Toilet Flushes On Its Own

This strange plumbing problem is often referred to as “ghost flushing”, and a lot of property owners are baffled by what’s happening when their toilet flushes on its own. 

This type of toilet repair job is commonly linked to a malfunctioning flapper within your toilet’s tank, which essentially means that water is slowly leaking out of your tank when the toilet isn’t in use. This means that your tank’s water levels will slowly reach a certain level that will trigger a flush all on its own.

But don’t worry about this minor plumbing problem, because the Beehive Plumbing team will support you with a new state-of-the-art flapper that will last for many years to come!

Indications Of Gurgling Sounds From Your Toilet

Gurgling sounds coming from one of your toilets can be a little more difficult to pinpoint, and this is because gurgling sounds are often linked to a variety of different causes. The three main causes of toilet gurgling sounds are toilet blockages, the need for sewer line repairs and other types of blockages.

If you do experience toilet gurgling, then it’s often recommended to avoid that toilet and use a different one if possible until your plumbing problem is fully resolved. It’s also important to note that hearing gurgling sounds coming from multiple drains throughout your home is an indication that your plumbing system is experiencing a serious blockage.

Your Toilet Is Making Dripping Noises

If you can hear dripping sounds coming from your toilet, then it’s an indication that your toilet is experiencing a leak. This warning sign makes it important to inspect your bathroom floors to see if you can notice any exterior leaks or signs of pooling water. If your toilet is cracked even just slightly, then it’ll be crucial that you reach out to us for our emergency plumbing services so we can repair it as quickly as possible.

If you don’t recognize any pooling water on your bathroom’s floor, then it’s likely that your toilet is leaking internally (usually the flapper). If you have a damaged toilet flapper, you’ll continuously experience leaks within your tank until the toilet is fully repaired.

Your Toilet Is Constantly Running

Your toilets are supposed to make running noises for around 30 seconds after each flush as the water refills within the bowl from the tank, but if your toilet is continuously running then it’s a warning sign that you’re experiencing a leak. These types of toilet leaks typically occur in between the bowl and the tank, and they can be caused by a damaged refill valve, flapper or other damaged parts.

An experienced plumbing specialist will be able to thoroughly examine your toilet and help you understand which part(s) need replacement.

Your Toilet Makes A Squealing Or Whistling Sound When Flushing

Squealing and whistling sounds from a flush are signs that you’re experiencing a faulty valve, or possibly another type of issue. Our experts will be able to assess and repair a faulty valve while at the same time examining any other potential factors that could be contributing to these obscure sounds.

It’s possible that your toilet is simply getting an old, and that it might be time for an upgrade!

Reach Out To The Beehive Plumbing Specialists When You’re In Need Of A Toilet Repair!

Beehive Plumbing has been a plumbing leader throughout Northern Utah for over 20 years, so we’ve seen our fair share of toilet repair jobs.

Reach out to us online or call us at 801-661-8155 to get in touch with our toilet repair experts today and let us know what you’re currently experiencing!

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