Low water pressure is one of those issues that doesn't seem that bad until you actually experience it. One doesn't realize how much a good flow of water makes daily activities easier and faster, until the day comes when it takes forever for the washing machine to fill, a shower takes twice as long and baths for the kids are basically out of the question.
Owning a house is nice but it requires a lot of hard work to maintain it and keep it nice. You paint your house, you take care of your lawn, and you make sure that the electrical wiring as well as the plumbing are in working order. However, if your house has a septic tank, then you have a huge task ahead of you.
It's bad enough when a toilet is sluggish or perhaps clearly plugged, but when the bowl is running over with water and worse, it is unpleasant to say the least. Fortunately, with a little quick thinking on your part and by using the tips listed below, you can stop the flow of water, get your toilet unplugged and begin the process of cleaning up the mess.
In some circumstances, after a major water leak for example, homeowners know they must stay on the lookout for mold and mildew. Other times the growth of mold or mildew is more insidious, and homeowners don't realize they have a big problem until there is major damage to some component of their home. The best way to combat mold and mildew is to prevent it from occurring in the first place.
Whether you are enduring a long power outage, water restrictions, or a major plumbing repair, almost everyone has been caught in the unfortunate situation where you forget that the water is off and use the toilet anyway. As they say, if it is yellow, you can let it mellow, but what about when it is something more?