For bathroom remodeling tools and supplies visitnshop.bathroomrepairtutor.com/nTo make toilet repair easier try these supplies:nFlapper -- amzn.to/2zux9OOnFill Valve -- amzn.to/2A44tt4nFlush Valve -- amzn.to/2jQUZNJnnhttp://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-fix-a-running-toilet/nA toilet that keeps running is annoying, not to mention expensive.nnHey DIY Nation it's Jeff and my video today shares several ways to fix a running toilet.
I'm sharing my tips so that you don't suffer from a $116 water bill like me.nnPainful yes.
Preventable yes.nnYour toilet tank has a fill valve, flush valve, and flapper.
And it's these parts that ultimately lead to the toilet running.
nnMy $116 water bill could have been prevented by simply replacing the flapper.
A $5 flapper to be precise.
Just make sure you get one that fits your brand of toilet.nnThe second way a leak occurs is when the flapper chain gets stuck between the flapper and flush valve.
If you encounter this just trim the chain so that it doesn't drape below the flapper.
Problem solved.nnSometimes the water in the tank is too high.
If this is the case it will run over the overflow pipe and cause the tank to refill.
You need to lower the tank's water level to about 1 inch below the overflow pipe.
Watch the video for a more in depth explanation.
My fingers are getting sore from typing.nnAnd finally, if you do all this and your tank still is running you should simply change out the fill valve.
It costs all of $10 and you'll save even more by doing it yourself.
nnMy video has all the juicy details nnyoutu.be/DoqzGyC92GQnnIf you think this video would help a friend feel free to share itnnyoutu.be/DoqzGyC92GQnnFor tips on home repair & improvement make sure you check out more Home Repair Tutor videos on YouTube.nnIf you need help with bathroom storage solutions check out this videonnyoutu.be/wgLf4gZUcrknnI share many tips that a lot of people have found to be SUPER helpful.nnHave a great day!nnJeff