You probably rarely think about toilet plumbing troubles until you need a plunger; however, a running toilet can cost you hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars in wasted water every year. Typically, running water in your toilet wastes about 25 times more water than a shower leak and about 4 times as much water than a simple faucet leak.
A high water bill in Sacramento can be due to a running toilet that needs repair. One of the worst culprits for wasting water in your home or business, a toilet with minor leaks, can add an additional $1,000 a year to your water bill. A toilet with major leaks can cost an extra $2,000 annually! If you want to learn how to stop a running toilet, read on to discover how to troubleshoot and repair your toilet to stop this waste immediately.