The first step in determining how to fix a toilet is diagnosing the problem. Once you’ve done that you can read one of our how-to guides for toilet repair.
Most toilet repairs can be handled easily without any special tools or skill. When it’s advisable to call a plumber, we’ll tell you so.
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If you have a clogged toilet, it’s important that you know how to use a plunger to easily and quickly correct the problem. If you follow our instructions, you’ll have your clog clear in no time.
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A common sign that you have a leaky toilet tank is water on the floor beneath the toilet. Follow these easy steps to diagnose and then fix your leaky toilet tank.
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If your toilet drains slowly due to a clogged bowl there are some easy steps you can take to fix the problem. Usually a plunger or auger will fix the problem, but you could also have another problem unrelated to the toilet bowl. We can help you resolve all of the issues related to a slow draining toilet.
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If your toilet tank vibrates when it fills you can usually fix the problem with some simple adjustments to a couple of toilet parts. If any pieces are broken, replacing them is also easy for a do-it-yourself homeowner.
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If your toilet won’t flush here are the steps to take to get things flowing again. All of these toilet repairs are simple and can be done by any do-it-yourself homeowner.
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If you have a loose toilet seat it can usually be repaired by tightening the seat bolts. If the toilet seat is cracked, however, you will need to replace the entire seat. It’s an easy job and we’ll show you how to take care of both jobs.
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A leaky toilet bowl is usually a more serious problem than a leaky toilet tank. But repairing a leaky toilet bowl can be handled by a capable do-it-yourselfer. The two most common reasons for a leaky toilet bowl are a faulty wax gasket or a cracked bowl.
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If your toilet runs non-stop or if your toilet runs for a second and then stops a few easy adjustments should do the trick to fix this annoying problem. Most likely the tank water level is too high when a toilet runs non-stop, but you may also have a loose flush handle. We have detailed instructions below on fixing both problems.
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Clogged toilets are easy to fix. If your toilet bowl is overflowing you can repair your clogged toilet by following these easy steps. If you toilet appears to be clogged and is draining slowly you might also want to read our repair tips for toilet bowls that drain slowly.
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