How to Replace a Toilet Overflow Valve?

Answer A damaged toilet overflow tube, which is the vertical pipe that stands in the middle of the toilet tank, will continually cause the tank's water level to drain and cause the fill valve to allow mor... Read More »

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How do I replace a toilet overflow tube?

Draining the TankPlace one towel on the floor nearby. Shut off the water supply to the toilet and remove the tank lid. Flush the toilet to lower the tank water level, and use a second towel to soak... Read More »

How to Replace the Valve Gasket on a Toilet?

If a toilet is leaking water underneath where the water supply line connects to the flush valve, the problem is probably a bad gasket. The gasket is a small, round rubber piece which sits between t... Read More »

How to Replace a Escutcheon Toilet Valve?

The toilet's escutcheon plate fits over the valve and pipe that supply water to the toilet. The valve has a limited lifespan and corrosion and deterioration will cause the valve to leak. If this is... Read More »

How to Replace a Toilet Inlet Valve?

Replacing a damaged toilet inlet valve on your own makes sense environmentally as well as economically. A leaky toilet can waste up to 80,000 gallons of water a year, and there is no point in payin... Read More »