How to Fix a Running Toilet
With 20 minutes and this tutorial your toilet is soon to be a lot less obnoxious. Oh yea, your toilet handle won’t feel like it is about to fall off either. It will be tight and sturdy.
Step 1 – First, turn off the water
Step 2 – Flush the toilet
After you turn off the water, go ahead and flush the toilet. This will ensure that tank is mostly empty. Then, sponge up the extra water…
Step 3 – Unscrew the water hose
Only use a wrench if necessary and do not use the wrench to tighten. Tightening with a wrench could break the porcelain on your toilet tank. You wouldn’t want that. Hand tighten only.
Step 4 – Disconnect the water hose
Step 5 – Uuscrew the black piece from the toilet
Step 6 – Pull out the old valve
Step 7 – Reverse Steps 3 – 6
Now it is time to install you your new and improved, super exciting flush valve! Basically, just reverse the steps above. Place flush valve in empty toilet and hand tighten under the tank. Reconnect the hose to the flush valve. Turn the water back on, and voila. No more noise and the handle is nice and tight. Oh joy!
Who would have thought it was so easy. And the sound of normal flushing toilet never sounded so good. Much like the cracked I-Phone screen post, I hope you don’t need this tutorial, but just know it is here for all of your squealing toilet needs!