Why is there a bad smell when I flush my toilet?

By Tom Hall on Jun 28, 2017

bad smell when I flush my toilet

One question we get a lot is “Why is there a bad smell when I flush my toilet?” There are a number of issues that could cause a bad smell when you flush your toilet. The following are the most common of these issues:

Damaged Wax Sealing Ring

You have a wax seal ring beneath your toilet that keeps in the sewer gas that is displaced every…

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Why Do I Always Have to Flush My Toilet Twice?

By Dave Judd on Nov 16, 2015

Do you have a toilet in your home that seems to always require two flushes? This is not only annoying, but it also wastes water. Probably more than you realize.

But before we can explain why this is happening, we need to discuss how a toilet works.

How a toilet works

Most toilets use pretty simple mechanisms. Water is stored in the bowl and the tank (the large rectangular part of the toilet).When you push the handle, water runs out of the…

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“NO!  I don’t want a bidet”. (Maybe you do…)

By Dave Judd on Nov 16, 2015

We operate a high end showroom.  And yes, we sell bidets.  I’ve known about them since I first began selling plumbing fixtures decades ago, but I hadn’t ever been a fan.  This was not out of experience in using one, but rather, from lack of knowledge.

bidetseparate3For years we touted the advantages of owning a bidet.  Cleanliness and hygiene were our selling…

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