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Old 02-27-2010, 08:30 PM   #1
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i had a leak from the toilet pipe. a friend tightened the joint to avoid flooding but he mentioned not to use the restroom because it might flood. what can i do? do i loosen the fitting joint? call a plumber? is there even still a problem with the toilet if it's no longer leaking?


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i had a leak from the toilet pipe. a friend tightened the pipe to avoid flooding but he mentioned not to use the restroom because it might flood. what can i do? do i loosen the fitting joint? call a plumber? is there even still a problem with the toilet if it's no longer leaking?
It sounds as if your friend turned off the valve that controls the water.
If you turn on the the valve and water floods out, you will definitely require the services of a plumber!

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It sounds as if your friend turned off the valve that controls the water.
If you turn on the the valve and water floods out, you will definitely require the services of a plumber!
how do i turn on the valve...turning to the right or left...thank you!!
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Turning to the left opens the valve -- I would do it slowly if you think you are going to have a leak

righty tighty -- lefty loosey
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got a picture of the leak?
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thanks everyone. got it done. it's working and not leaking

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