Dripping Faucets. Let s face it, we ve all had a dripping faucet in our home and have probably ignored it for a while! Leaky Pipes. Running Toilets. Low Water Pressure. Leaking Hose Bibb. Slow Or Clogged Drains. Sump Pump Failure. Water Heater..If flush water rises to the rim and then drains slowly, the toilet trap or drain is blocked. To unblock these, use a plunger first, then a snake the latter burrows into the blockage and loosens it up. Steps Pull a section of the snake out of the drum Image ..Some of the most common plumbing problems are also quite easy to fix. Doing the repairs for these common plumbing problems yourself can .