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.
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.
A toilet bowl dog dish should put a smile on any mutt’s face. These funny, novelty dog bowls can both be filled with a 2-liter bottle inverted into the back of the toilet tank.
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.
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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10% of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day.
— U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
You can fix your leaky toilet today with just a few minutes of your time.
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.
The Seattle Times recommends fixing a gravity toilet during a bathroom makeover rather than replacing it. Taking care of toilet repairs on your own can help cut costs during a remodeling job, since new toilets can run from a couple of hundred to several thousand dollars.
For those times when only a new loo will do, however, consider the bathroom’s location. If it’s near a kitchen or other living area — or if your home is small — you’ll probably prefer a quieter toilet, such as a traditional gravity model or a vacuum-assisted toilet. Noisier is a third type: the pressure-assisted model.