Diagnosing Repairing A Leaky Toilet Base Simple Fixes For The Diy Er
Diagnosing repairing a leaky toilet base simple fixes for the diy er is post about Repair Maintenance bookmarked by dustin with ID 12153411601 was uploaded on 05-03-2019 and has been viewed 211,464 times.
Water pooled up on the bathroom floor around the base of a toilet probably spells disaster for most any homeowner.However, before you start thinking about catastrophic flood damage and nightmarishly expensive repair bills, consider that toilets are quite simple and reliable instruments, and there are only a handful of components that can fail or become damaged.
In this article, we'll focus primarily on leaks coming from the base of the toilet, and go over how to remove the toilet from the floor and inspect/replace the componentry underneath.We'll also briefly mention other problems as well, such as a toilet that constantly runs, or has a tank that won't refill properly.
Base of Toilet Leaking Before you get your wrenches out and start removing the whole toilet, check a few things out first to determine for sure that there is a leak coming from underneath, and eliminate the possibility of a much simpler fix.
First, mop up any water on the floor around the toilet and dry off the outside of the bowl and tank if they've got moisture on them.If it's just a very small amount of water pooled up on the floor, the problem could be as simple as condensation running down...