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A well-functioning toilet is essential in a home. If your toilet runs on and won’t flush properly, it is time for repair! Follow these simple steps for some smooth flushing.
45 MIN | EASY | 11 STEPS
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
Start by turning off the water supply to the toilet.
Look under the toilet tank and locate the shut-off valve. If your house is older, you may have to shut off the water supply where it comes into your house.
Flush the toilet to empty the tank.
Inspect the supply line and replace if necessary.
Place the bucket under the water supply line.
Disconnect the water supply from the toilet.
Disconnect the overflow hose and remove the old fill valve kit.
Read the manufacturer's instructions to prepare the replacement kit for installation.
Install the replacement fill valve kit.
Turn on the water supply and check for leaks.
Adjust the level of the float.
Adjust the level of the float so that the water level is about ½ inch below the overflow tube.
Replace the toilet lid and you're done!