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Fix a clogged toilet by pouring a 16-ounce box of baking soda into the bowl and then slowly adding a gallon of distilled white vinegar. Let the mixture sit in the bowl for 10 minutes, and flush the toilet. Add very hot w... More »

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Some solutions to common toilet problems are replacing the flapper when the problem is phantom flushes and unclogging holes underneath the rim of the bowl if the problem is the bowl emptying slowly or weak flushing. Repl... More »

To clear a stubborn clogged toilet, turn the water source to the toilet off and use a plunger to try to loosen the clog. If that does not work, snake the toilet with a plumbing snake. More »

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Fix a smelly drain in just a few minutes using baking soda, boiling water and white vinegar. The baking soda absorbs the unpleasant odors and the boiling water helps to dissolve any grease buildup in the drain that cause... More »

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Unblock a toilet without a plunger by reducing the amount of water in the toilet, adding in baking soda and vinegar, covering the bowl with a rug, adding hot water, and then flushing the toilet. You need baking soda, vin... More »

To fix a toilet bowl that does not refill after flushing, ensure that the water is turned on and the fill valve is functioning properly. Fill valves can either be repaired with a kit or fully replaced. More »

The water level in a toilet bowl is adjusted using the fill valve. The fill valve determines the water level by controlling the position of the float. Raising the float arm increases the amount of water in the bowl while... More »