Plunger in a toilet for blog and video "Are You Plunging Your Toilet?"

How Often Do You Have to Plunge Your Toilet?

I bet you hate when your toilet backs up. I bet you hate getting out the plunger and having to face the dirty job of finishing what your toilet couldn’t. How often do you have to get out the plunger and clear your toilet? Plunging your toilet is a nasty job and no one wants to do it – so why are you?

Plunging your toilet does not have to be a part of your life – I don’t even own a plunger. Plungers became more of a household item when toilets were required to drop from 3 gallons per flush to 1.6 gallons and manufacturers struggled to get a great flush with half of the water. Flushing the same amount of waste with 1.6 gallons of water or less proved to be a challenge for water closet manufacturers and their engineers. What does that mean for you?

Why You Shouldn’t Be Plunging Your Toilet

If you’re plunging your toilet something is wrong. That’s right plunging your toilet is a sign that you need a toilet upgrade. If you can’t flush your toilet with confidence that it won’t overflow, that it won’t rise to the top of the bowl while you panic to grab the plunger – or you dread having company over because they might ask to use your restroom. It is time to stop living life in fear and say “Not anymore!”  

The power of toilets today versus five-plus years ago is incredible and so worth the investment to upgrade. Engineers have mastered the p-trap on water closets as well as the mechanisms inside the tank creating an amazing flush with a fraction of the water. Imagine… more plunging!

We have many options when it comes to choosing a new toilet for your home, ensuring the porcelain throne you choose will have you sending your plunger out to a hidden corner in the garage instead of next to your toilet bowl.

Services in Phoenix & Beyond

When you’ve found yourself in need of plumbing services in the Phoenix, Glendale, Scottsdale, or Chandler area, you can trust Robins Plumbing to provide you with prompt and expert care, contact our team today! In addition to our toilet services, we also offer a variety of residential and commercial plumbing services, including: drain cleaning, water heater repair and replacement, sewer camera inspection and locating, backflow prevention, commercial and residential jetting, water treatments, and more. Visit our reviews online to see what others have to say about our local plumbing company!