Stop a toilet from sweating by decreasing the humidity in the bathroom or by increasing the water temperature in the tank. Water from warm, humid air condenses when it comes in contact with a cold tank. While toilet tank... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

A 1,000 BTU air conditioner has very little cooling power. The minimum rated room air conditioner by Energy Star is 5,000 BTU, which provides enough cooling for 100 to 150 square feet of space under normal operating circ... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

The air handler of an HVAC system uses a blower to remove air from the home, force it through a heat exchanger and distribute the conditioned air through a system of ducts back into the house. On most systems, the blower... More »

Most home toilets use the gravity flow from the pressure in the tank to create a siphon to empty the contents of the bowl. If the tank doesn't fill, then the toilet won't flush. The problem often takes just a few minutes... More »

Replacing toilet bowls requires matching manufacturers as tanks and bowls from different sources are not always interchangeable. After securing the correct bowl, turn off the water supply valve and drain as much water as... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Rust or debris caught between the flapper valve and the bottom of the tank is the most frequent cause of a toilet tank that does not fill. A faulty valve or seal is also common. This problem is usually accompanied by the... More »

A warped or worn flapper may cause a toilet to flush by itself. The flapper is the component of a toilet that controls the flow of water from the tank to the bowl. If it doesn't seal correctly, the tank-filling float tri... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing