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Toilet Installation & Repair

Discover answers to frequently asked toilet installation & repair questions.

Toilet Installation & Repair
Toilet Installation & Repair

My toilet is constantly running, what should I do?

A continually running toilet can waste a lot of water. Fixing the issue is usually simple. There are three common causes of a running toilet - 1. the flapper chain is disconnected, too short or has too much slack, 2. the flapper may be dirty or broken, 3. the float that controls the level of water in the tank may be out of position. If you're not sure how to fix the problem be sure to contact your local plumber.

Toilet Installation & Repair

My toilet is leaking, how do I fix it?

A toilet leak can occur in various places. It could be a leaky flange, a leaky water supply line or the toilet itself to name a few. In order to fix the leak, you must first identify where the leak is coming from. The source of the leak will determine how you repair it. Sometimes it's a quick fix, and other times it's a little more involved. If you have trouble identifying the source of the leak or you're not sure how to fix it, contact your local plumber. A professional plumber will ensure your toilet is fixed properly the first time.

Toilet Installation & Repair

Should I install a toilet myself?

Installing your own toilet can be a rewarding DIY project. However, it can also lead to water damage if it's not done properly. Before you install your own toilet, make sure you have all the necessary supplies and tools. If you're not comfortable with the process or want to ensure it is done properly the first time, contact your local plumber.

Toilet Installation & Repair

What is a toilet flange?

A toilet flange secures the toilet to the floor and connects it to the drain pipe. Circular in shape, a flange is usually made of PVC, rubber or metal, and is secured to the floor with wood or concrete screws depending on your floor type. Your toilet is secured to the flange using flange bolts.