Plumbing stack or plumbing vent is a quintessential part of your home plumbing system, and you may not even be aware of it.
A vent? An air vent essential for the plumbing system? Yes, you read right.
If you’ve encountered gurgling sounds coming from after you flush your toilet, or you can smell strong, pungent odors in your bathroom or kitchen, you may need to check your plumbing stack.
Encountering unpleasant odors anywhere inside your house can mess up your whole day. That’s why the first thing you need to do is to figure out where does the bad smell comes from.
In most cases, people come across strange and unpleasant odors inside their bathrooms, but, it doesn’t have to mean that that’s the only place where bad smells appear. Usually, this unpleasant smell is a sewer odor that came into your house through the plumbing system.
Since sewer odor is unbearable, it is always a good thing to find the cause and eliminate the odor as soon as possible. And, we are here to explain to you how to do that. So, let’s begin.Continue reading
Having a fully functional plumbing system is one of the top priorities in every household.
But, when a problem occurs that relates to plumbing, most of us actually don’t have a clue what happens or how to deal with it.
That is exactly the case when your toilet bubbles when the tub drains. Now, this is not a common problem, but it is definitely a serious one.
In that light, let’s see everything that you need to know about this problem, and how to find a solution.Continue reading
A gurgling toilet indicates that there’s something wrong with your drain system.
This means that there’s a pressure difference in your toilet waste line that is sending air directly into your toilet bowl, and, that’s why it gurgles.
But, it doesn’t have to mean that your toilet waste line is malfunctioning. In some households, the toilet drain system is connected to the washing machine drain system.
And, there might be a pressure difference in the drain system, which means that your toilet waste line is functioning properly.
In that case, you should definitely act on this problem and have it fixed as soon as possible. This can create numerous hygiene issues if it progresses.
So, let’s see how this happens and what can you do in order to fix it.Continue reading
A fully functioning toilet is definitely a top priority in any house. As we could all agree, toilets are basically the most-used appliance in any household. That’s why our toilets need to run smoothly and without any complications.
However, even the most energy-efficient and modern toilets suffer from basically the same problem as any other toilets – water leakage.
So, what exactly happens to the toilet bowl when you flush it and see toilet bubbles? Let’s find out.Continue reading
We can all agree that having limescale stains in our toilets is just nasty and awful to look at.
To make things even worse, it’s not that easy to clean these stains as well. However, every problem has its solution, right?
Yes, it does!
Therefore, we are going to discuss everything you need to know about limescale and how to get rid of it for good.
So, to start things of, first, we should know what we are up against. What exactly is limescale?Continue reading
When it comes to bathrooms, I suppose that we all have one thing in common – all of us love to have their bathrooms clean and shiny. But, in reality, the fact is that rust stains make it difficult to keep your toilet shiny white.
The rust stains are results of the water’s content. The more a toilet bowl is used, the bigger the chance is that red-brown rust stains will appear in it. And, of course, the longer the rust stains stay in the toilet bowl, the harder it will be for you to remove them.
Fortunately, there are a few ways to remove rust stains from toilet bowl completely – and guess what? All of them use only natural ingredients.
After reading this article, you will get some new ideas about how to remove rust stains and you will not need to buy those expensive products full of harmful chemicals.Continue reading
Since all of our toilet seats are exposed to urine, we should all know how to clean them.
Let’s be honest here, these stains are formed all the time accidentally. The more traffic there is in the bathroom, meaning the more people use it, the bigger the chances for those people to stain the toilet seat with urine.
The longer that stain stays on the toilet seat, the more time it has to form itself into a smelly hard stain with bacteria.
Quickly cleaning up might help prevent staining and odor, but if you leave it sitting there, it can become quite uncomfortable to see and to smell.
Whether you are working as a toilet cleaner in a restaurant or a school, or you’re just looking for a piece of advice on how to do this in your own home – you will benefit from reading this article.Continue reading
If you’ve ever wondered how to clean a badly stained toilet and if that’s even possible, I can tell you that removing the stains can be quite of a challenge but if you follow the steps I’m about to share with you, the job will be a bit easier since there’s nothing worse than having a dirty and stained toilet bowl.
Other than bacteria that these stains contain, they also look very nasty, so you probably felt ashamed whenever you had guests.
Whether we talk about urine stain, faeces, limescale, mould etc., these stains can be really stubborn and difficult to remove no matter how strong of a solution you use.
However, if you follow these simple steps, you’ll learn how to clean a badly stained toilet in no time!Continue reading
We have all had experiences with going to the bathroom and finding the toilet seat in a different color than it should be. This is an unpleasant experience for everyone.
Whether we had this situation in a hospital, school, at an airport, a restaurant, at our friends’ place or at our own home – it is always uncomfortable. Truth be told, all of us wish we could forget it and that the owner of the bathroom took proper care of it.
Well, since all of us own a bathroom, knowing how uncomfortable it can be for anyone to see this, it is our job to keep our toilet seat clean.
Before spending too much money on buying a new one, consider cleaning it yourself. This can be done in a few simple steps in a number of different ways.
From using vinegar and different types of powder – there is a way to clean for everyone’s taste. So, relax, we will fix this problem together. Let’s see how!Continue reading