Toilet Repair projects
Fix a Running Toilet
If you've tried a new flapper to fix your running toilet and it still runs don’t give up hope. Here's a fix that's sure to work.
How to Improve Toilet Performance
Fight back against toilets that don't flush. Learn the pros and cons of “gravity flush,” “pressure assist” and…
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Toilet Seat Repair: Keep Your Seat Tight
Tighten a loose or wiggly toilet seat with inexpensive rubber bushings and seat stabilizers. It’s a 15-minute fix that'll last for years.
How to Install a Toilet
Installing a toilet is a lot faster and cheaper than hiring a plumber. The Family Handyman editor, Les Zell, shows you how to install a toilet…
How to Replace a Toilet
Whether you're installing a better-flushing toilet or resetting the old one after remodeling, these tips will help you do it faster and with…
Toilet Seat Replacement
How to replace a toilet seat when the bolts won’t come off. Tricks and techniques to get the job done quickly and easily.
Replacing a Rotted Floor Under the Toilet
Minor wood rot around a toilet flange doesn’t always mean you have to replace the subfloor. Solve the problem with a metal flange support…
Fixing a Double Flushing Toilet
If your toilet doesn't flush as well as it used to, there's a good chance that lime deposits are building up in the rinse holes and…
How to Clean a Sluggish Toilet
If you have hard water, mineral deposits can accumulate in the rinse holes around the rim of the toilet, causing a weak flush. The fix is…