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Toilet repair articles to fix flushing problems or replace any toilet part.

  1. 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.

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  1. Toilet Seat Replacement

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    How to replace a toilet seat when the bolts won’t come off. Tricks and techniques to get the job done quickly and easily.

  2. How to Clean a Sluggish Toilet

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    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 unusual, but simple and effective.

  3. Parts of a Toilet

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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.

  4. How to Fix a Running Toilet

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    Fixing a running toilet is a lot easier than you might think. In this article, we'll show you how to identify and solve the problem. Don't be intimidated by the plumbing. The fixes are straightforward, even if you don't have any plumbing experience. So stop wasting water and fix the toilet!

  5. How to Repair a Leaking Toilet

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    Fix the 4 most common causes of leaks under the toilet. With the right parts it's easier (and cheaper) than you think.

  6. How to Improve Toilet Performance

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    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.

  7. How to Replace a Toilet

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    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 fewer problems.

  8. Signs of Poorly Vented Plumbing Drain Lines

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    Solution to a bubbling toilet and sudden water level changes in the toilet bowl. Both indicate an air-venting problem in the drain system.

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