Tip 1: How to fix a toilet

faults to make us think tank to replace the toilet.But quite often it takes a bit: to replace the system for flushing, adjust the water supply system, replace the hose or a small detail.
you need
  • - adjustable wrench;
  • - nail;
  • - spanner;
  • - discharge mechanism;
  • - gasket;
  • - shut-off valve;
  • - rope;
  • - a bag of sand.
Guide
1
If the tank is not reached and the water to wash the toilet, you have to collect water in a bucket and pour it as soon as possible solve this problem annoys.To do this, remove the wrench hose connecting the tank to the water pipe, and check whether the water is fed through a hose.
2
If water is flowing, then the problem of looking for not eyeliner, and something else: often the cause of the problem lies in the blockage, so take a nail or any other sharp object and clean the connection pipe to the tank.
3
One of the common problems - oozing water in the toilet bowl, which is why on the inner side of the rusty streaks appear.If this problem occurs and you
r toilet, try as quickly as possible to change the drainage mechanism and seal.To do this, turn off the water.
4
After spanner unscrew the fasteners connecting the tank to the toilet, and change the drainage mechanism and seal.
5
If the shut-off valve of a tank to hold water longer, which is why the water simply overflows tank, then wore the locking mechanism.It requires urgent replacement check valve, and sometimes the float mechanism.Shut off the water, remove the locking mechanism.
6
Go with him to the nearest store plumbing (having the old locking mechanism, you will be easier to pick up a new part).Install the new shut-off valve and turn off the water supply.
7
If suddenly clogged toilet, push him a little bag of sand and drain the water: this way you can easily clean the blockage.If the attempted will not give the desired results, use the rope.

Tip 2: How to fix the cistern

A bathroom should always be in good condition, especially in the toilet cistern.However, sometimes it may be minor violations in his work, which lead to significant financial losses.For troubleshooting, you can use the services of sanitary or make repairs yourself.
How to fix a drain tank
you need
  • membrane float valve, float, muffler, stabilizer valve
Guide
1
Restore skewed float lever.Moving the lever to a horizontal position, approximately 2.5 cm below the inlet feed truby.Zamenite membrane.Drain the water from the cistern toilet, remove the lid, set the bar instead, for example made of wood, tie it float lever.Unscrew the nut that connects the discharge tube to the tank.Loosen the nut at the base of the siphon flush tank.Remove the siphon from the lever drain water, remove it.Install a new membrane of the same size.Collect the toilet tank fittings in reverse order.
2
Replace the float, it can be damaged and leak inside.If you currently do not have a spare, then remove the water from the float, fill the hole in it heated plastic or wrap it in a plastic bag, tie it tightly around the float rychaga.Ispravte float valve.To do this, replace worn or damaged gasket, which is located in the piston valve (installed in older models), or membrane, located in the membrane valve (flushing protects tank from mechanical impurities in the water, installed in the new models).Make membrane of hard rubber, whose thickness should be from 1.5 to 2 mm.Size must exactly match the old membrane.
3
Replace the float valve.Remove water from the toilet cistern.Remove the wrench the fitting that connects the supply pipe water supply system with float valve cistern.Disconnect the float lever.Remove the outer and inner locking nuts.Remove the float valve.Install the new float valve toilet tank.Attach the valve float lever.Fill the water tank flush .Secure the lever in the float position.
4
Attach the float valve silencer (plastic flexible tube).This is necessary if the flush tank filled with excessive noise.Set muffler inlet float valve vertically above the water level.The lower end of his dip in the water, thus stabilizing the noise snizitsya.Postavte float valve.This is necessary when the pressure in the float valve is very large, the muffler has no effect.
Note
Float valves may vary in design, but the principle of their operation is the same.

There are three types of float valves: for strong, medium and weak water pressure.In the living room set, float valves for low water pressure.
Helpful Hint
carries out the selection based on the float valve of the water pressure in the line, or if the valve is designed for weak water pressure, then under high water pressure it will pass water, even in good condition.
Sources:
  • basic malfunctions cistern
Note Before you repair the toilet tank, make sure that the water is blocked!
Helpful Hint
Clean the stopper in the toilet, you can use special chemical agents ("Mole", "Tiret" and others).
Sources:
  • toilet repair their own hands.How to fix the toilet

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