Toilets

Everything you need to know about toilet cleaning, toilet parts and toilet repair.

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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time

10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


Fix a Running Toilet and Toilet Flapper

Repair a leaking toilet flapper seat


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6 Toilet Parts Even Rookies Can Install

Plumbing-related work can be intimidating for newbie DIYers, but installing these basic toilet parts is simpler than it seems.


How to Fix a Toilet That Won’t Flush Well

In new or recently remodeled houses, the fix is sometimes unusual — and ridiculously simple

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How to Install a TUSHY Spa Bidet Attachment 

Transform your toilet into a bidet in just seven simple steps. No plumber needed!


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Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement

Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept. Why were they necessary in the first place?

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How to Unclog a Toilet With a Drain Snake

Plunger not getting the job done? It might be time to reach for the drain snake.


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How to Unclog a Toilet

A $4.95 plunger and a handy toilet snake will make you the family hero! Learn how to unclog a toilet...


Stop Plumbing Leaks With Ball-Type Shutoff Valves

Choose ball-type valves when replacing toilet or sink shutoff valves


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Easy Fixes for Common Toilet Tank Parts

Learn how to fix broken parts of your toilet such as flappers, fill valves, flush valves and handles.

How to Repair a Leaking Toilet

How to fix the 4 most common causes of leaks under the toilet.



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How to Fix a Running Toilet

Check inside the toilet tank for a leaky flapper, bad fill valve, or overflow pipe at the wrong height.


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Tips for Choosing a Toilet

Buy a toilet that flushes well and fits your bathroom, budget and backside.


How to Hang Glass Shelves for Bathroom Storage

Most bathrooms have one space you can count on for additional storage, and that’s over the toilet. Open glass shelves...

Toilet Seat Repair: Keep Your Seat Tight

Add rubber bushings and stabilizers to stop the wiggle


How to Improve Toilet Performance

Toilet technology puts an end to the double flush


Here’s How To Make Sure Your Toilet Doesn’t Explode

Yes, it CAN happen in extremely cold conditions!


How to Clean a Toilet Plunger

It's probably the filthiest thing in your bathroom. No, it's not the toilet or even the toilet handle. It's the...


Here’s How to Clean Your Toilet Tank

Here's How to Clean Your Toilet Tank


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How to Stop a Running Toilet

Get a stronger flush—and a lower water bill. Find out how to fix things if your toilet keeps running.


How to Remodel a Small Bathroom

Update your bathroom with a new wall-hung sink, hidden-tank toilet and glass block window.


How to Level a Toilet: Use Coins for Toilet Shims

Did you know that when leveling a toilet, you can use coins or washers as shims? Coins or washers provide...

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How to Replace a Toilet

Tips for a trouble-free, leak-free installation


How to Avoid Snakes Slithering Up Your Toilet

Snakes know how to slither into some pretty unusual spaces—your toilet being one of them! Here's how to get rid...


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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Rocking Toilet: How to Fix a Rocking Toilet

If your toilet isn’t solidly fastened to the floor, there may be trouble in your future. Any movement of the...


Brilliant Tip for Painting in Tight Quarters

Did you ever wonder how to paint behind a toilet or radiator without moving or disassembling it?


How to Save Your Phone When it Falls in the Toilet

Did you drop your phone in the toilet? There's a cure for that!


How To Make Toilet Cleaning Bombs

We’ve seen recipes for DIY toilet-cleaning bombs all over the Internet lately. So, naturally, The Family Handyman had to give...