Brown Water in Toilet? Why and What to Do

Brown Water in Toilet? Why and What to Do

In most houses, the water supplied to toilets is from the same source as the one supplied to showers, sinks, dishwasher and washing machine. If there is therefore a problem with the water supply to the toilet, you would expect to find the same in 

Never Flush Paper Towels – Do This Instead

Never Flush Paper Towels – Do This Instead

Paper towels look very much like toilet paper but should you use them as a toilet paper alternative? And what will happen if your flush paper towels? The simple answer is NO. You should never flush paper towels. Unlike toilet paper, paper towels do not 

Leaking Toilet Flapper? Why and What to Do

Leaking Toilet Flapper? Why and What to Do

A leaking toilet flapper is a sign that the flapper is dirty, worn out or even warped, which prevent it from making a good seal around the flush valve. The problem could also be caused by a worn flush valve, a tight or entangled flapper 

Low Water Level in Toilet Bowl? Do This

Low Water Level in Toilet Bowl? Do This

What Causes Water Level in a Toilet Bowl to Drop? There is always water at the bottom of the toilet bowl, something made possible by the S-shaped toilet trap. The water at the bottom of the toilet bowl creates a barrier between the drain line 

Toilet Flapper Won’t Close? Do This

Toilet Flapper Won’t Close? Do This

Why Does a Toilet Flapper Stay Open? A toilet flapper is connected to the flush handle using a lift chain and sits on top of the flush valve opening when the toilet is not being flushed. It is designed to create a watertight seal to 

Telltale Signs Your Toilet Wax Ring Needs Replacement

Telltale Signs Your Toilet Wax Ring Needs Replacement

How Do I know if My Toilet Wax Ring is bad? A toilet wax ring is the seal installed between the bottom of the toilet and the the closet flange. It provides a watertight and airtight seal, ensuring that neither water nor gases escape but 

How to Replace a Toilet Flush Valve Seal in Minutes!

How to Replace a Toilet Flush Valve Seal in Minutes!

How Do You Change a Flush Valve Seal? Toilets brands like Mansfield and some models of Kohler and American Standard do not use the usual flapper flush valves. Instead, they use what is called a canister or tower flush valve which uses a flush valve 

How to Fix a Loose/Wiggling Toilet Handle Fast!

How to Fix a Loose/Wiggling Toilet Handle Fast!

Why is My Toilet Handle so Loose? A Toilet handle is attached to the toilet using a locknut from the inside of the toilet tank. A loose/wiggling toilet handle apart from being plainly annoying can also affect how your toilet performs. The main reason your 

What Size of Toilet Flapper Do You Need? The Guide

What Size of Toilet Flapper Do You Need? The Guide

How Do I Know the Size of my Toilet Flapper? Toilet flappers do last for a long time but after years of continued usage they tend to warp/bend resulting in a running toilet. To replace your toilet flapper, you must first know its size so 

Blacks Stains in a Toilet Bowl? Why & How to Remove them

Blacks Stains in a Toilet Bowl? Why & How to Remove them

What Causes Black Stains in a Toilet Bowl? Unlike in the 1900s when toilets used to be colorful, today’s toilets are all white which makes cleaning them rather difficult. It is also very easy to spot any stain on the toilet, especially black stains in