Toilet Won't Suck the Water Down?

Answer A toilet is one of the few appliances that sucks when it's working properly. When you flush it, water rushes into the drain and creates a vacuum that pulls water out of the bowl. If any air gets in... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Toilet Won't Suck the Water Down

Is flushing mop water down the toilet bad for the plumbing?

I can't see why it would be since all waste water from whatever source within the house goes into the main drain and thence to the sewer. The only time it would be harmful to the system is you had... Read More »

I have grey marks down my toilet bowl caused by calcium in the water. how can i remove it?

Pull the dang thing up, and throw it out, better yet donate it to goodwill or some place like that( they'll put a high price tag on it) and get a new one.

Flushed my phone down the toilet, is toilet ok?

A toilet flange and sewage pipe is 4 or 5 inches in diameter so nothings wrong with the toilet or the plumbing. The phone is on it's way to the sewage treatment facility.

Recently had a dishwasher installed and now have an upstairs toilet that doesn't want to flush properly a lot of the time the water goes round and round but not down?

Both dishwasher and toilet are sharing the same outlet pipe/drain it is possible when disahwasher is in use it is blocking of the drain somehow so the toilet water has nowhere to go - you need to h... Read More »