Learning To Love Plumbing

What Should You Do If Your Toilet Won't Stop Running?

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If your recent water bill has been unusually high, or you hear water running after your toilet is filled, your toilet might be running and you may just need to perform a few simple toilet repairs to remedy the problem. Each component that is involved in filling your toilet tank may be the culprit. These include: The flapper The flapper is a rounded flat rubber piece that covers the toilet tank’s center drain.…

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How To Adjust A Toilet Float Cup Valve

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If you have  a slow-filling or constantly running toilet, the issue could be the toilet cup float valve. A float cup device is attached to an actuating rod that controls the water level in modern toilets. Water levels that are too low can cause slow refills after flushing or clogs, and water levels that are too high may cause continuous running after flushing. You should be able to adjust and repair the float cup valve yourself.…

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How Can A Bathroom Remodel Help With Your Pest Problem?

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There are many reasons to invest in a bathroom remodel, from a more effective use of space to a more pleasing aesthetic. But did you know that a remodel may also be just what you need to combat your pest problem? Your bathroom is one of the top spots for insects, rodents, and other pests in your home, primarily because it is a never-ending source of water. You can’t do without water in a bathroom, so the trick is to make your bathroom as comfortable as possible for human residents while simultaneously being as uncomfortable as possible for pests.…

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