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When your toilet keeps running water into your toilet, it is a sign that there is a problem in the cistern tank. The cistern tank is the rectangular part of the toilet that sits above and behind the toilet bowl. Its function is to push out water to help with the flush and replenish toilet water after flushing. In Between toilet flushes, the cistern refills with fresh water ready to be flushed again.

If water is trickling into your toilet, then the culprit is most likely the fill valve. It could be damaged and maybe letting too much water into the cistern. When this happens, the water needs to go somewhere to prevent your bathroom flooding. Hence the water that keeps running into your toilet.

Although a toilet that keeps running isn’t a significant issue, it could get annoying very quickly. In fact, most people only realise it’s happening at night when the running water noise keeps them awake. It also wastes a lot of water, not good for the environment and water bills for commercial units.

When a toilet keeps running water, it is crucial to make sure that the problem is diagnosed correctly. It can be tempting to try and DIY a solution to this kind of toilet problem. However, without proper training, this can lead to more toilet problems.

If your toilet keeps running water or experiencing any kind of plumbing problems in your home, call 24 Hour Plumber on 01 531 2220 or 0858556111 to book one of our local plumbers near you. 

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