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How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 4

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve: Install the reinforced toilet connector hose and connect the valve refill tube. This project is continued from How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 3. Install the Toilet Connector Hose A new Brasscraft Speedi Plumb PLUS toilet connector hose reinforced with steel braids will replace the old […]

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How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 3

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve: Mount the new Fluidmaster fill valve in the toilet tank. This project is continued from How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 2. Brasscraft Toilet Connector Hose The Brasscraft Toilet Connector hose (left) comes preassembled with the cone washer. The Fluidmaster Fill Valve kit provides the […]

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How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 2

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – disconnect the PVC water supply hose and remove the old ballcock float ball valve. This project is continued from How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 1. Disconnect the Toilet Water Supply Hose Unscrew the coupling nut that attaches the water supply hose to the […]

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How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve

This project explains how to replace an old style toilet ballcock valve with a new Fluidmaster Whisper Fill Valve. The toilet flapper valve and toilet connector water hose are also replaced for reliability and to prevent leaks. The repair required about 20 minutes and cost less than $20 in parts. Loud Noise from Toilet after […]

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How to Fix a Shower Leak Behind the Wall – Part 2

How to Fix a Shower Leak Behind the Wall: Trace the leak to the shower arm and elbow connection, remove the arm, clean and wrap the threads with plumber’s tape, then reinstall the shower arm. This project is continued from How to Fix a Shower Leak Behind the Wall. Copyright © 2014 HandymanHowTo.com   Reproduction strictly […]

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