Bathroom / 12.06.2018

Although that pink toilet might have been the epitome of style back in 1955, these days it just stands out like a sore thumb. What's worse, these old toilets use much more water than newer toilets, costing you money in water bills. Luckily, removing an old toilet is easier than you think and, best of all, you don't even need to call a plumber. Read more about how to replace toilet seat and how to replace toilet wax ring. Turn off The Water An obvious step, but still nonetheless missed by some newbie...

Bathroom / 12.06.2018

Generally speaking, fixing common toilet problems is an easy task, although some adjustment might be required. This is particularly true when dealing with ballcock or float cup fill valves. The first thing to check when the bathroom toilet (or water closet) develops a side to side rocking motion is the set of bolts that hold it down to the floor. The nuts should be snug but not overly tight; the porcelain or vitreous china may crack. If you have problems with the broken toilet flange or toilet fill valve check out...

Bathroom / 12.06.2018

The most important consideration when deciding whether to replace your own toilet is the floor construction and age. Many homeowners have been dismayed to learn after pulling up their toilet that the wood subfloor is rotted or the cast iron pipes are corroded, or both. This is especially common in older homes that may have already had several replacements of previously leaking toilets over the years. And in older homes with cast iron plumbing, sooner or later the cast iron begins to deteriorate. If you live in a home that’s...