When a toilet bowl doesn’t flush on the first time, do NOT flush it again. Wait until your water level in the bowl drops back to normal and then try to flush it again. Stay tuned for more tips!
Gold Seal Helpful Hints
Washerless faucets offer the best performance and least maintenance. Next time you have a leaky faucet, instead of replacing washers or inserts, upgrade your faucet to a washerless variety.
A toilet bowl that empties slowly — also known as a weak flush — is usually the result of clogged holes underneath the rim of the bowl. Use a curved piece of wire to poke gently into each flush hole to clear out any debris. Coat-hanger wire works fine, and a small mirror will help […]
When you use a garbage disposal, don’t grind extremely fibrous material like corn husks, celery stalks, onion skins, and artichokes. Fibers from these can tangle and jam the garbage disposal motor and block drains . Don’t turn off the motor or water until grinding is completed. When grinding is complete, turn off the the garbage […]
Pipe noises range from loud hammering sounds to high-pitched squeaks. The causes may be loose pipes, water logged air chambers, or water pressure that’s too high. Anchoring exposed pipes is a simple solution; other remedies such as anchoring pipes concealed inside walls, floors or ceilings, may call for a professional.
Be sure to utilize the shut-off valves located inside your home to drain water from pipes leading to outdoor hose bibs. These valves can typically be found under sinks, in crawl spaces or basements, near your water heater or your meter, but every home is different and some homes may not be equipped with these […]
Make sure outside faucets aren’t dripping or leaking. Make the necessary repairs or call a plumber before freezing temperatures arrive. Be aware that when pipes freeze, water pressure builds causing cracks – no matter if the pipe is made of plastic, copper or steel. Even a tiny crack can unleash enough water to cause serious […]
Little leaks can lead to big problems. Be alert to signs of impending plumbing failures: Leaking faucets, damp cabinets, rocking toilets or dripping refrigerators all signal problems that need prompt attention.
Gold Seal Plumbing has Experts Prepared to Handle All Your Plumbing Needs In and Around Spokane, WA.
Over 45 years ago, Robert Dixon Sr. and Richard Dixon started Gold Seal Mechanical, Inc. in order to provide both residential and commercial clients with superior customer service. The two men expanded the business into what it is now: one of the region’s largest plumbing contracting firms. They were even selected for the historic renovations […]
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