By Marilyn Syarto
If your toilet is making a loud, gurgling sound even when you haven’t recently flushed it, odds are your toilet is running. And there’s no need to call a plumber quite yet: Luckily, a running toilet can be a simple fix and is also a common problem to have, especially with a tank-type toilet. Though you may think you can live with a running toilet, chances are it will start to grate on your nerves and rack up your water bill. Luckily, there are a few quick fixes to fixing a running toilet—if you’re not afraid to stick your hands in your toilet tank (don’t worry, the water is clean in there, but it doesn’t hurt to clean the tank once in a while).