Toilet Repair. The cost can depend on a lot of different things.
How much is it going to cost for your toilet repair? That depends on a few things, are you going to fix it yourself or call a professional plumber and what type of repair does your toilet need? Do you need to rebuild a toilet or do you just have a leaky toilet or does your toilet flush valve just need replacing? Do you need a full toilet replacement? Now you see why that is a hard question what the cost will be without having all the facts. But, maybe we can give you a few estimates on the most common types of toilet repair and what they may cost.
The costs shown below are assuming you hire a professional plumber to make the repair and the repair costs shown are for the national average. They may vary greatly from area to area.
Cost to repair a leaking toilet
The cost to repair a leaky toilet averages around $125.00 for a plumber to come to your location and make a simple repair, like a flapper or toilet chain adjustment. If extra parts are needed that will result in additional charges.
Cost to replace a toilet flange
If your toilet seems to rock and you can move it at the floor level, you most likely have a broken closet flange at the base of your toilet. This repair will require for your toilet to be lifted and removed, to replace the flange. To have this service done by a professional plumber will average around $150.00 for the basic job.
Cost to repair a toilet flush valve
To have a toilet flush valve or flapper repaired or replaced, will average about $100 in most areas. Some plumbers may do this type of repair as a flat fee and some will charge by the hour. Always ask before any work begins which way the fees are established for the repair.
Cost to repair a toilet wax ring.
If your toilet is leaking around the base, it is probably the toilet wax ring that seals your toilet with the septic tank line. The cost to replace this ring will average about $150.00 on a national average. Remember, this is a national average and assumes that no extra repairs or additional parts will be needed.
Many toilet repairs are very the basic type of repair. If you have some do it yourself skills you can make some toilet repairs with having to call a plumber. If you have any doubts about your skill level, you may want to call the plumber because in some repairs special tools are needed and you may need to have the ability to lift and move the complete toilet to make your repair.