How to buy the best toilet for your home, including expert advice on features like flushing mechanisms, sizes, shapes, water saving efficiency, noise, comfort and cleanability.
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Toilets have moving parts, and moving parts wear out or break. If your toilet won't stop running, try repairing or replacing these key parts of the toilet .
Fight back against toilets that don't flush. Learn the pros and cons of “gravity flush,” “pressure assist” and “vacuum assist” toilets so you know what to look for when you go shopping for a new toilet .
Clogged toilet ? No problem. With a little practice, even a home repair rookie can get most clogged toilets back up and running in minutes, without flooding the bathroom and making the situation worse. In this article we'll show you how to avert a morning household disaster by clearing a clogged ...
A master plumber shares his secrets for setting toilets on tile floors. The key is getting a good caulk seal between the toilet and the floor, which prevents rocking and protects against leaks.
Fix the 4 most common causes of leaks under the toilet . With the right parts it's easier (and cheaper) than you think.
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 replace a toilet seat when the bolts won’t come off. Tricks and techniques to get the job done quickly and easily.
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Did you know that you could save 20% on your water bill just by replacing your toilet ? Most conventional toilets hog ...
Most homes still have one or more older models that waste a phenomenal amount of water compared to today’s new low-flush toilets .
If you’ve got an older toilet , you’re probably paying for twice the water you need for each flush. But never fear: toilet replacement is usually a simple job for the do-it-yourselfer with basic skills.
You’re in the middle of a party, enteraining a houseful of guests, and the toilet acts up. Are you ready to spring in...
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Fine Living's Smart Tips on energy-efficient toilets .
Learn how to clean toilets in this video with Cathy Green of UpperCrust Maids.
Toilet , how does it work? Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com explains the basics of how toilets bring water in and waste out. A new toilet uses 1.6 gallons of water which produces energy to flush waste away.
Does your toilet keep you up at night? Is it constantly running, wasting water and your money? ServiceMagic.com provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to fix your running toilet so you can get a good night's sleep!
FromCharles and Hudson
One DIY project we've never tackled is installing a toilet . It's a common job but one we've somehow avoided. Not anymore! We live in a 2 bedroom/1 bath bungalow and our old toilet is the only one in the house. We've been wanting to upgrade our toilet for some time now as the plastic pieces around ...
FromRon Hazelton's Blog
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I'm a little wary when manufacturers say that there are no tools needed to install one of their products. So when given the opportunity to install a new toilet for my master bathroom, I decided to give the American Standard Cadet 3 FloWise Right Height...( read more )
Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some are more glamorous than others. New granite countertops and hardwood floors are examples of these jobs. These are the ones you post pictures of on Facebook. Then there are those projects which are more, shall we say, utilitarian. They’re the ...
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Start Wizard of Oz Voice: People. The Curbly House now has a functioning toilet ! End Wizard of Oz Voice. Yeah, I bet you were wondering how we were getting along all this time in house with no bathroom. Fact is, the bathroom has been gutted for weeks , and those of us working on the project have ...
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