How to Repair a Toilet Bowl Leak?

Answer The toilet bowl forms the base of the toilet. When the toilet flushes, water from the tank rushes out into the bowl and carries away the waste inside into the sewer system. The bowl is held securel... Read More »

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I Have a Leak Under My Toilet Bowl?

When you see water pooling around the base of your toilet or, worse, pooling in the ceiling in the room below your toilet, you need to stop using the toilet until you can repair the leak. Continuin... Read More »

When I Flush the Toilet, It Gurgles for a Long Time at the Bottom of the Toilet Bowl?

A toilet employs the laws of physics in a simple and useful way. When you flush it, water flows into the curved pipe hidden inside its unassuming porcelain exterior and thence into the waste line, ... Read More »

How much can a toilet flapper leak per day?

A leaky toilet flapper allows water to drain from the tank into the bowl. Depending on the size of the leak, it can waste as much as 200 gallons a day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protectio... Read More »

Can Sewer Gas Leak From a Toilet?

Sewer gas can leak from an improperly installed or maintained toilet. Toilets with an adequate seal between the flange and the stool and with water in the trap should be safe from gas leaks. While ... Read More »