Tip 1: How to repair the toilet

Almost anyone can safely without experiencing much discomfort, spend 2-3 days with a dead television or food processor.But leaking toilet gives a lot of problems.If you have a broken toilet, do not rush to call the plumber.Usually, it's a fault in the toilet tank or ordinary clogged.And then, and more can easily be corrected by hand.
you need
  • - Screwdriver;
  • - adjustable wrench;
  • - pliers;
  • - hacksaw;
  • - spatula;
  • - rag.
Guide
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Turn the handle on the shut-off valve and turn off the water supply.
2
Remove the cover from the tank.Drain the water from the toilet.If a button or handle broken toilet, stick one hand in the tank and pull chain.Collect the remaining water with a cloth or sponge.
3
If the cause is that the tank is not filled with water - check the position of the shut-off valve and the float and adjust if necessary.
4
Disconnect the water supply hose from the tank of the toilet.If the water does not flow into the toilet tank, clean the place the hose connect
ion with a tank and adjust the chain.If necessary, replace the handle or the toilet.
5
Remove the screws that pass through the bottom of the tank, with a screwdriver and wrench.Remove and inspect the tank of the toilet.If it is cracked, the toilet will have to be replaced.
6
Remove the rubber sealing prokaladku and remove the nut that fixes the mechanism of tank.When the locking mechanism is worn, replace the shut-off valve and a float mechanism.If necessary, replace the gasket.
7
Loosen with a screwdriver the two screws located on the flanges and bolts fixing the toilet bowl on the floor.If badly corroded nuts and unscrew them with a screwdriver can not - use a wrench.If the spanner was not at hand - a hacksaw, cut the bolts.
8
Remove the bowl, turn it upside down and drain excess water.Close sewer hole with plastic or cloth to prevent sewer gases into the building.Clean the bottom and edges of the wax bowl with a spatula.Carefully check the toilet.If there are any foreign objects - remove them.For this we can use a special flexible cable or wire.
9
Remove the cloth covering the entrance to the sewers and fix the toilet on the floor with new bolts.Assemble the tank in reverse order.

Tip 2: How to install the toilet

Nothing is eternal, and even such seemingly simple plumbing fixtures like the toilet is out of order.Since overhaul in a house or an apartment, many are wondering how to install a toilet so that he could serve as long as possible.This work requires a meticulous approach, which does not tolerate negligence.Therefore, in case of doubt in their abilities is better to entrust the installation of specialist equipment.
How to install a toilet
you need
  • - Drill;
  • - silicone sealant;
  • - Tube fans;
  • - hexagon of the "12";
  • - adjustable wrench;
  • - marker;
  • - drill on concrete;
  • - bolts;
  • - dowels.
Guide
1
Before you install a new toilet, you must determine its location.This sanitary ware differs from similar devices that passes through it is not only water, but also other more solid products of human activity.They are getting into the sewer through a riser outlet to the toilet.To avoid the accumulation of waste in it, the installation must be made close to the sewer standpipe.
2
In some apartments the toilet layout is arranged in such a way that to install the toilet next to the riser is not possible.In this case, you must provide a small slope, equal to two degrees, a toilet drain.
3
Installing the toilet is made on the floor or on a tile.Compensate for unevenness in the floor by means of sticking seal at the base of sanitary equipment.
4
There are several ways to mount the toilet.The first of them is carried out using corrugated pipe.In this method, optionally taking into account the location of the toilet seat relative to the sewer outlet.This option is recognized installation as easy and convenient, but it has some drawbacks.The main disadvantage is the large size of the corrugations, which prevents installing plumbing flush with the wall.Another minus is that the place which combines toilet and flute, very soft and delicate.If not implemented carefully mounting location is easily damaged, thus it will be impossible to recover.
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second way to install the toilet more difficult, but it does not contain deficiencies first.Running his fingers by using sewer pipes.This allows for a more rigid and firm connection with the toilet sewage.When installing plumbing second method as a key element serves pipe connecting the toilet bowl and drain.It is of two types: straight and curved.If the outlet is placed horizontally, you need to use a corner fitting.The angle is determined depending on the location relative to the sewer hole.Straight pipe is used in those cases when the outlet is not located horizontally.
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Sometimes the toilet is located parallel to the sewer hole.In this case, you want to buy additional angular element tube.The complexity of the second method of installation of plumbing is a mandatory fit the optimal location, which is taken into account in determining the length and angle of the nozzle.Upon completion of the final docking is performed fixing the toilet to the floor.
Note
order not to split the toilet, in any case impossible to begin drilling the floor through special fixing holes that are located at the base of the toilet.
Helpful Hint
avoid leaks in the future, you need to carefully check all fasteners and ensure no gap.
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Sources:
  • Installation toilet.How to install the toilet with his hands.Set the bowl on the tiles.
Helpful Hint
Catching repair the toilet, be very careful with the tank lid.Caps are supplied separately and not sold.
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