There's nothing more annoying than a free-flowing toilet. You know it’s probably something quite small that needs fixing. Calling out a plumber is going to set you back $90 before they’ve even done anything. But if you don’t get a plumber in, you’ll be wasting gallons of water every day. You need to do something quickly before your water bill starts sky-rocketing. Luckily, fixing a running toilet is a lot easier than you may think. Even if you have no plumbing experience, this is one fix you can definitely do yourself.
Before starting any repairs, you need a basic understanding of the parts in your toilet tank and how they work together.
In the center of the tank is an overflow tube which drains excess water into the toilet bowl if the level in the tank gets too high.
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