When your toilet takes several flushes to clear, the first thing you should check is if the water in the tank is low. Adjust your float to increase the water level and ensure that the level is at least an inch below the overflow tube. It could be that the flapper closes too soon. Check[…]
Taps & Toilets
Toilets have an elaborate plumbing system which carries waste out of the home and often miles away to sewage and reclamation plants. In most cases, as a result of this complicated system, toilets tend to make a range of noises, with some being normal and others occurring due to the breakdown or malfunction of one[…]
My shower pressure drops when the toilet is flushed, and it makes the water in the shower too hot. What can you do to help?
Mixer showers have difficulty controlling water temperature. When the toilet is flushed somewhere in the house, or a cold faucet is switched on, the cold-water supply is suddenly reduced. This means that a higher proportion of hot water is coming through the shower. The opposite is the case when someone turns on the hot faucet,[…]
A dripping tap can easily be fixed through any of the following means: Change the cartridge or washer depending on the design of the faucet: turn off the water supply and drain the system. Pry off the cover of the faucet and remove the screw. Use an adjustable wrench to loosen the nut counterclockwise. Remove[…]