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Why You Should Let Professionals Replace Your Toilet Wax Ring

Welcome to Plumbing Squad, where we share insights on maintaining a healthy plumbing system in your home. Today, we’re focusing on a critical yet often overlooked component of your toilet—the wax ring. This seal is key to preventing leaks and odors, but when it’s time for a replacement, calling in professionals like us ensures the job is done right.

Understanding the Role of a Toilet Wax Ring

The wax ring on your toilet creates a seal between the toilet base and the sewer pipe. It prevents water and sewer gas from escaping into your home. While these rings are designed to last up to 30 years—roughly the lifespan of a toilet—they can fail earlier due to various factors such as improper installation or a shifting toilet base.


Signs You Might Need a Wax Ring Replacement

  1. Water on the Floor: If you notice water pooling around the base of your toilet, the wax ring might be failing.
  2. Unpleasant Odors: A broken wax ring can allow sewer gases to seep into your bathroom, leading to bad smells.
  3. Wobbly Toilet: A loose toilet can break the seal of the wax ring, compounding the problem with potential leaks.

Why Call Professionals?

Replacing a toilet wax ring might seem straightforward, but it involves more than just swapping out the old ring for a new one. Proper installation requires removing the toilet, cleaning the flange, ensuring a perfect seal, and reinstalling the toilet without causing any damage. Here’s why you should let Plumbing Squad handle it:

  • Expertise and Precision: Our trained professionals have the expertise to diagnose the issue accurately and ensure a perfect seal, preventing future leaks and damages.
  • Right Tools for the Job: We use professional-grade tools and high-quality materials that are suitable for your specific toilet and plumbing setup.
  • Safety and Hygiene: Handling a toilet and sewer line involves exposure to contaminants. Our team adheres to strict safety and hygiene protocols to ensure a clean and safe environment during and after the repair.

Call Plumbing Squad Today!

Don’t wait for small issues to become big problems. If you suspect your toilet’s wax ring needs attention, contact Plumbing Squad. Our quick, professional service not only resolves the immediate issue but also helps prevent potential future damages. Watch our quick video below to see a professional wax ring replacement in action, and remember, for any plumbing needs in Los Angeles and Orange County, Plumbing Squad is here to help!

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