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Replacing Toilet Fill Valve

Fill Valve Installation: If you notice that you can hear water running in the toilet tank after having replaced the flush valve, the fill valve either needs adjusting or replacing.  Try adjusting the valve with the adjusting device on the valve assembly.    If you still have a problem after an adjustment was made, you will have [...]

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Replacing Toilet Flush Valve

Replacing the toilet flush valve is easily accomplished as follows: If you hear sounds of dripping or running water when you are near the toilet, it is usually because the flush valve or fill valve is defective allowing water to leave the tank. When the tank water gets to a certain level, the fill valve [...]

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Replacing Faucet Washers

REPLACING FAUCET WASHERS   Shut off water valve In replacing faucet washers, the first step is to shut off the water supply. The water valve only on the side of the faucet your working on needs to be turned off. However, make sure that you don’t turn on the tap on the opposite side while your [...]

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Testing Electric Water Heater Thermostat

Procedure for testing electric water heater thermostat: Testing electric water heater thermostat is an easy procedure if the instructions  below are followed: Turn off power Remove both upper and lower access covers, insulation and plastic safety covers Check reset button Check to make sure the reset button was not tripped by pushing in the red button on [...]

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Replacing Water Heater Element

PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING WATER HEATER ELEMENT:   Replacing a water heater element is a simple matter if the following steps are followed: Turn off water 1. Turn off the water at the valve on the supply line to the tank. Turn off power at the breaker box Drain tank 1. Attach a garden hose to the [...]

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