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  1. Toilet Still Leaking After Replacing Gasket, Bolts, Fill Valve, Flush Valve

    Plumbing
    Hi, I am hoping you can help me troubleshoot a problem I am having. :) The initial symptom was water leaking when the toilet was flushed: the water was leaking only when the toilet was actually being flushed, and a small amount of water would dribble from between the water tank and the body of...
  2. Mini-project: Rebuilt my toilet. First time doing it.

    Project Showcase
    My house was built in '83. I bought it in November '12. During the inspection, we noticed that the toilet screamed when you flushed it. Not a big deal to me, I figured it was something simple in the tank. It literally screamed like a pig in pain as the water filled the tank. It was loud enough...
  3. Toilet flapper keeps flipping backwards

    Plumbing
    My old toilet flapper more or less disintegrated. My husband came home with a new one, adjusted the chain and all was well for 1 hour. When you flush, the toilet runs and runs. Upon watching, the flapper doesn't just flip up for a while then closes, it flips right backwards, maybe a good 120...
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