What To Do When Your Toilet Overflows

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by BlueMountain

 Blue Mountain Plumbing, Heating & Cooling
www.BlueMountainService.com
No one wants their toilet to overflow. However, it always seems to happen at the most inconvenient time and you start to panic. However, panicking in this situation will get you nowhere. The best way to handle the situation is to stay calm and follow the steps below.

Find and shut off the water shut off valve as soon as possible. It is usually located at the base of your toilet. If yours if located in the tank, make sure that the float stays in the right position. This will prevent water from entering.
Make sure you clean up any water on the floor. It is important that you do this immediately. It is also vital to disinfect any part of the bathroom floor that was exposed to toilet water.
If a clog is the cause of the overflow, you can use a plunger to resolve the issue.
When steps 1-3 have not worked, it’s time to call in the professionals at Blue Mountain. We aren’t your average plumbing company. And our plumbers aren’t average either. That’s just the beginning of the good news!

You probably don’t give your plumbing system a second thought until something goes wrong. If you do not feel confident in your abilities to rectify the situation, turn to the professional plumbers at Blue Mountain. Call 877-280-5777 for all your plumbing needs.
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