Category Archives for Toilets

How to Replace a Toilet Cistern

CONVERTING TO A LOW LEVEL TOILET CISTERN Converting from an obsolete high level cistern to a modern low level one may be a necessity if you can’t get the parts you want. For convenience, you could choose a slimline plastic … Continue reading

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Toilet Flushing Problems

  PERPETUAL FLUSHING Perpetual flushing is a common condition in which water continues to enter the pan long after the toilet has been flushed. It happens because the cistern fills too quickly, stopping the siphon from drawing in the air … Continue reading

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How to Remove a Close Coupled Toilet Cistern

  REMOVING CLOSE COUPLED CISTERNS   Lift off the disconnected cistern to gain access to the siphon nut and, on a siphonic pan, the seal around the ‘puff pipe’ passing down into the pan. On a siphonic pan, check the … Continue reading

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How to Repair Toilet Cisterns

REPAIRS TO TOILET CISTERNS Niggling toilet problems, such as hit and miss flushing, have a habit of turning into something more serious. Even so, there are surprisingly few problems that can’t be fixed with just a few simple tools and … Continue reading

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How to Clear a Blocked Toilet

TOILET BLOCKAGES Like other appliances, toilets have traps which are prone to blocking. Often the cure is to pour some bleach down the blocked toilet and leave it for a while. If this doesn’t work, try pouring in several buckets … Continue reading

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