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Guerino Bruno
2 days ago
I highly recommend Gino for any of your plumbing needs. He did an amazing job replacing our water h...
I highly recommend Gino for any of your plumbing needs. He did an amazing job replacing our water heater and knows what he is doing. If you need a plumber, you found him. Great guy, very knowledgeable, and very professional.
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Mateo Velilla
4 weeks ago
Gino was able to visit within the same day that the service call was made. Very knowledgeable and ki...
Gino was able to visit within the same day that the service call was made. Very knowledgeable and kind. Will definitely use again!
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Beth Gainer
4 weeks ago
Gino explains everything clearly and is highly competent at what he does. We highly recommend Excell...
Gino explains everything clearly and is highly competent at what he does. We highly recommend Excellent Plumbing.
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Gosia Niklinski
1 month ago
Gino is awesome and I would highly recommend him for any type of plumbing work. He knows what he is...
Gino is awesome and I would highly recommend him for any type of plumbing work. He knows what he is doing and has the best equipment to get the job done. I had a very intense and time consuming job where my main water valve (both of them actually) were not working and had to be replaced. The valves were also behind my water heater in a tiny small closet. Gino had coordinate with the city to shut off the water completely before he could remove the water heater and replace the valves. It took us 2 attempts to make it happen as the city couldn’t turn the water off. Gino was super flexible and came over on a very short notice. He finished the job in a record time and did an excellent, high quality work. Very responsive, honest and helpful. I am going to call him every time I have a plumbing problem. Thanks Gino once again!!!
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Renee C
2 months ago
Gino was professional, knowledgeable, and able to fix the problem quickly. He was on time and thorou...
Gino was professional, knowledgeable, and able to fix the problem quickly. He was on time and thorough. I will not hesitate calling him again and will recommend him to my friends and neighbors
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Helen Hemmer
2 months ago
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Roy Werner
2 months ago
Expensive, but well worth it. No more expensive than other plumbers in region. Gino was awesome! Ver...
Expensive, but well worth it. No more expensive than other plumbers in region. Gino was awesome! Very professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. He did a great job! I would recommend to anyone!
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Terry Gaughan
2 months ago
Spoke with Gino at 1pm and my hot water heater was replaced by 4:30. Great service and a very person...
Spoke with Gino at 1pm and my hot water heater was replaced by 4:30. Great service and a very personable guy. Highly recommended
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Mike M
2 months ago
Efficient and thorough work. Highly recommend.
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TOILET UNCLOGGING SERVICE

A clogged toilet is more than just a minor inconvenience; it's an interruption to your home's daily function. While many believe they can handle the occasional clogged toilet fix with a plunger or snake, some blockages demand professional intervention. Excellent Plumbing in Lake Zurich is your go-to service for these advanced needs, extending our expertise across Illinois.

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Detailed Description: Comprehensive Toilet Solutions and Process

Most homeowners perceive toilet unclogging as a simple task, often resorting to DIY measures. It's true, certain situations require immediate action to prevent potential flooding, and calling a plumber might seem an added expense. Hence, the use of plungers or specific tools like augers becomes the first line of defense. However, there are times when these efforts just don't suffice.

If your toilet doesn't drain as swiftly as before, it's likely indicating a blockage in the bowl or the connecting pipes. Several types of blockages can arise. The most straightforward kind prevents water and waste from flowing down, while the more concerning ones result in backflow, with waste returning after flushing. Such challenges, especially the latter, require specialized knowledge and equipment. Our advice? Save time and summon a plumber!

Brief Overview: Efficient Toilet Services

Furthermore, when you notice water pooling around the toilet's base during flushes, it often points to a compromised wax ring between the toilet base and the sewer line. Water on the floor, even without flushing, could result from a non-sealed connection or condensation on pipes. At times, a nearby sink leak might masquerade as a toilet leakage. A simple test involves adding a few drops of water-soluble dye into the toilet tank, waiting for an hour, and then checking for colored water presence. Before delving into toilet handle replacement or addressing the wax ring, this step ensures your toilet tank isn't the leak source.

For more intricate issues like toilet float replacement or when dealing with severe blockages, Excellent Plumbing employs state-of-the-art tools and techniques. Our seasoned professionals ensure that every service, be it a simple clogged toilet fix or a complex underground sewer repair, is executed with utmost precision and dedication.

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  • CLOGGED TOILET TROUBLES?
  • HOW TO HANDLE A LEAKING TOILET BASE

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When your toilet continually struggles with poor flushing or faces recurrent blockages, it might be more than just an isolated fixture issue. These complications can often hint at larger problems within the main sewer line, which is pivotal for efficiently channeling wastewater from your residence to the city's sewage system or your septic tank.

Now, there are times when a clogged toilet may seem like a simple annoyance that one can tackle with some DIY methods, especially if there's a plunger on hand. But what happens when you're dealing with a clogged toilet no plunger in sight? While there are some home remedies you might try, these are temporary solutions. Moreover, if you find yourself consistently reaching for the plunger due to a clogged toilet, it's time to consider a deeper issue might be at play.

To determine if the main sewer line is the root cause of your toilet problems, you can conduct an easy test at home. Flush the affected toilet five or six times consecutively without taking breaks. If the water starts backing up or doesn't drain efficiently, it suggests a possible blockage in the main line.

Addressing such concerns isn't a simple DIY affair, especially when the root cause is not immediately apparent. Considering the complexities involved and the risks of potential home damage, consulting experts is essential. Excellent Plumbing is your trusted partner in these situations. With our deep-rooted expertise and equipped with advanced tools, we aim to diagnose the precise problem and execute appropriate measures to ensure the seamless operation of your plumbing system.

Essential Steps for Security and Sanitation

Discovering water around your toilet's base necessitates immediate action. Apart from indicating potential internal issues, the leaking water can also present hygiene challenges and the potential to harm your bathroom flooring.

The first and most prudent step is to halt the usage of the affected toilet. By doing so, you prevent exacerbating the situation and further potential damage.
While inspecting, ensure that the leak is genuinely originating from the base and not from an elevated part of the toilet, which can sometimes misleadingly mimic base leakage.

One common culprit behind base leaks is the t-bolts, which securely anchor the toilet to the floor. To address this, remove the protective plastic caps at the base, and gently tighten these bolts. It's essential to strike a balance - ensure a snug fit but avoid applying excessive force that might risk damaging the porcelain.

If the t-bolts appear intact, your next suspect might be a compromised wax ring. This ring ensures a watertight seal between the toilet and the drain pipe. To replace it, first, shut off the water supply to the toilet. Then, detach the water supply line, unbolt the t-bolts, and lift the toilet away. Clean away the remnants of the old wax ring and place the new one at the toilet's base. After reinstalling the toilet, carefully inspect for any residual leaks.

However, if you're uncertain or if the problem lingers, seeking professional guidance is the best course of action. It might also be beneficial to inquire about toilet replacement cost, especially if you're contemplating a complete overhaul. Remember, the safety and sanitation of your home are paramount. Don't hesitate to connect with Excellent Plumbing for top-tier expertise and tailored plumbing solutions.

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