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How to eliminate water hammer noise after flushing a toilet

How to eliminate water hammer noise after flushing a toilet

Have you ever been startled by a loud bang in you pipes after your fill valve shuts off? This is called water-hammer.

Why is my toilet

Why is my toilet "ghost flushing"?

What to do when a toilet turns on and off by itself or is ghost flushing?

What to do if your toilet bowl gasket is leaking

What to do if your toilet bowl gasket is leaking

Here are some things to check for if the bowl gasket on your toilet is leaking.

Steps to maintain your toilet's fill valve

Steps to maintain your toilet's fill valve

Fluidmaster fill valves are made to deliver years of flawless flushes. Here are some simple steps you can perform to maintain your Fluidmaster toilet fill valve which will keep it in tip top working condition.

How can I stop a leak from a toilet tank bolt?

How can I stop a leak from a toilet tank bolt?

Have you noticed a leak around the bolts that protrude underneath the toilet tank? Here are a few steps you can take to make sure your toilet isn't wasting water.

Which is the right flapper for my toilet?

Which is the right flapper for my toilet?

Here is a quick tutorial on types of toilet flappers. The toilet flapper is a rubber mechanism in your toilet that opens to let water out of the toilet tank when you flush and closes to allow it to refill.

How to fix a toilet leak after you've installed a bowl gasket

How to fix a toilet leak after you've installed a bowl gasket

I installed a toilet bowl gasket, but now it leaks when I flush it. What is causing the leak?

Fix a toilet that leaks when you flush

Fix a toilet that leaks when you flush

Leaky toilet? If a leak is occuring when you flush your toilet, the problem is likely that the sponge rubber gasket is not sealing between the flush valve and the bowl. Here are some things to check: Leaking may be caused by a tank that is not tightened enough.

3 tips for cutting water use and ensuring a safe water supply

3 tips for cutting water use and ensuring a safe water supply

Water shortages are becoming a reality throughout the world, and that includes the United States. As reported in the National Journal, the demand for fresh water in the United States will exceed the supply by 2030, according to a 2012 State Department report.

Innovation Awards recognize home improvement companies

Innovation Awards recognize home improvement companies

The annual Innovation Awards edition of the Home Improvement Executive was just published, naming Fluidmaster as the Gold Medal (highest level) recipient for the...

Fluidmaster wins Business of the Year award

Fluidmaster wins Business of the Year award

Fluidmaster was named 2014 Business of the Year by the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce at a special awards ceremony.

Fluidmaster honored with Golden Hammer Award

Fluidmaster was one of 31 companies honored with a Golden Hammer Vendor award at the 2014 National Hardware Show. The company, a manufacturer of toilet and faucet repair parts, was profiled by Home Channel News for its corporate citizenship as...

What is causing the chain in my toilet tank to catch?

What is causing the chain in my toilet tank to catch?

One of the most common problems with a toilet is the chain catching under the toilet flapper. As a result, the water continually leaks out of the tank, and therefore the tank continually attempts to fill...

Steps you should take if your toilet is leaking at the coupling nut

Steps you should take if your toilet is leaking at the coupling nut

Here are some steps you can take if you notice leaking at the coupling nut of your toilet.

My toilet is leaking from multiple areas, how do I stop it?

My toilet is leaking from multiple areas, how do I stop it?

Whether you have leaking at the bolts, the flush valve, fill valve, or the tank to bowl gasket, the process for stopping the leak is much the same.

Cleaning out the toilet bowl to improve flush

Cleaning out the toilet bowl to improve flush

Cleaning your toilet can improve the flush, meaning less water is used to clear the bowl. Follow these steps to properly clean your toilet.

Does your toilet require more than one flush to clear the bowl?

Does your toilet require more than one flush to clear the bowl?

An incomplete or very weak flush can be caused by, low water level in the tank, the flapper closing too soon, a clog in the trap, sewer pipe or vent pipe.

Why doesn't my flapper seal the tank?

Why doesn't my flapper seal the tank?

Leaking problems with a new flapper? Check the seat for corrosion or unevenness. Move your finger around the seat rim to check for irregularities or nicks.

Fluidmaster® Click Seal® Water Supply Connector Prevents Leaks and Damage to Your Toilet

Fluidmaster® Click Seal® Water Supply Connector Prevents Leaks and Damage to Your Toilet

Fluidmaster® Click Seal® Water Supply Connector lets you know when you have a perfect seal on the fill valve on your toilet. This prevents leaks, cracks, and damage resulting from loose or tight connectors - saving water and money. The...

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