How to Use Silicone Grease to Seal a Flapper in the Toilet?

Answer The toilet flapper is a rubber mechanism inside the tank that allows opens and shuts the water outlet at the bottom of the tank. When you press the lever to flush the toilet, this lifts the flapper... Read More »

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Every time I flush my toilet it flushes 3 times before the flapper will seat why is this and can it be corrected I have adjusted the chain from the handle to the flapper to all different lengths?

You may need a new flapper. Go easy on the chlorine whitener in the tank.

How to Fix a Flapper on a Toilet?

A toilet that constantly runs or that doesn’t flush well is a big annoyance as well as a waste of precious and expensive water. The good news is that most flushing mechanisms are easy to fix. Whi... Read More »

How do i adjust a toilet flapper?

The ChainShut off the water supply to the toilet. If the chain from the flush lever is too short and interfering with the flapper seating properly, replace the chain. If the chain is too long and s... 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 »