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How to fix a leak at the back of your toilet pan

The dreaded leak that comes from the back of your toilet. This is the video to help solve the problem for you without calling an expensive plumber

Leaks on flush pipes are a common problem, I will take you through how to fix them

How to fix a leak on a WC flushpipe, pan end or cistern end

How to fix your cistern if it is running water into the pan after the flush has finished

If you find water leaking under a compression fitting or a flexi connector then you have a leak, here is what to do

How to a repair a leak on a flexi-connector or compression fitting

If your WC some times keeps forever flushing or continually running water into the pan , after pushing the button or handle , don't worry there is a simple fix for it. Don`t leave this job for later it`s your water bill money! that is pouring down the drain

How to fix a leak between your flush cistern and pan

If you have a leak of water on the floor every time you flush the loo, well here is how to fix it

How to fix a Torbec cistern valve

The Torbeck cistern valve is tricky, so if yours is overflowing or not running very fast into the cistern, here is the complete breakdown and fix

How to remove the cistern lid on push button cisterns

Finding the hidden screw or screw bolts that hold a push button lid on (usually just one) and what happens if you do not undo the screw first

Roof tank overflowing? Adjusting the water level to stop it

If you have an overflow running from your roof tank or WC cistern, sometimes just adjusting the water level can cure it. If the overflow is not cured and still lets by then look at renewing the ballcock

How to renew a push button flush

If you have a push button WC cistern that is not flushing and you  need to renew the syphon here is the full job, the good news is it is very easy and you can do it yourself

How to improve the power of your flush

Is your WC cistern not flushing enough water into the pan ? Are you left with undesirables ? Here is the simple answer and you do not even need any tools!

Toilet not flushing? How to repair the WC flush syphon

How to fix the wc cistern syphon with a 10 p washer from the plumbers merchants. A cheap and easy job you can do yourself.


How to repair a plastic WC  ball cock, stop your overflow running

How to stop that overflow running outside, or the water that is constantly pouring into your WC pan. Easy repair of the humble plastic ball valve in your WC cistern. Costing just pennies for a washer or seating. Save a lot of money now!

How to renew a plastic WC  ball cock, stop your overflow running

A bottom entry WC cistern and the easiest way to renew the valve without the hassle.

Water running into the pan from a push button system. Repairing the sealing syphon washer

Miss this one and pay for it in dearer water bills.If you have water running into the pan you can check by putting a toilet  tissue on the back of the pan and see if it gets wet. This video shows what to do if the syphon is letting by and how to renew the washer. I also have a video on what to do if it`s the ballcock that is the problem

How to easily fix the push button cistern - No tools required

If your push button cistern keeps on running into the pan. Here is a quick fix. No tools required

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How to renew a plastic ballcock in a WC cistern. Overflow running?

A bottom entry WC cistern and the easiest way to renew the valve without the hassle. Al shows you how to stop that overflow working

How to use a pressure gun to clear a blocked sink/bath/basin or WC pan

How to clear a blocked waste using a cheap pressure gun priced around £15.00. This is the easest way of clearing a blocked sink/bath/basin or WC pan . Available from most DIY outlets these pressure guns save a lot of work in dismantling wastes and messing with rods etc.

The causes of leaking water running into the pan and the way to fix it. Nowadays there is no overflow pipe to show you when a cistern is overflowing you must check the pan to see if there is a run of water flowing down the back of the pan. Use a toilet tissue to check if there is water running by putting it against the back of the pan. Don`t forget this all goes on your water bill if you miss it

How to a fix a cistern leaking water into a toilet pan

Your WC (toilet) not flushing? How to renew the flush syphon from a close coupled pan, showing removal of cistern and complete renewal of a new syphon into the cistern and replacing the cistern back onto the WC pan

How to renew the flush syphon on a close couple pan (showing removal of cistern)

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How to fix a slow filling wc cistern

Is your WC cistern slow to fill? Do you find you cannot flush it after someone has used it for at least half an hour. Well the fix is easy

How to fix a flush pipe leaking on the back of the WC pan

How to fix a flush pipe leaking on the back of the WC pan. A fairly easy job, no plumber requires, Al shows how to easily do this job yourself.

How to fix a WC not flushing on a low level cistern with a flush pipe

When your WC flush stops working, don`t fret, this how to renew the syphon to get it working again. This video shows a WC cistern with a flush pipe attached, if yours is sitting directly on the back of the pan then here is the link to see how to fix one of those.  https://youtu.be/cHf0sb07bnM

To buy a high quality syphon, that means you never have to remove the part completely from your cistern ever again, buy a Dudley one here, using my Amazon link to buy the best part . ( Not  the cheap one in this video )  http://www.dereton33.com/page89.html

How to renew a plastic WC cistern ballcock

A straight swap with an existing ballcock that was filling the cistern slowly with a lot of noise.

How to adjust the cistern ball cock

Finding and setting the adjuster on ballcocks in the WC cistern. Make sure your cistern is not flushing too little water or too much, get it just right

How to fit a new flush pipe to a low level cistern

If you keep getting leaks at the back of your loo, it could well be the flush pipe is cut too short and pulls out when the WC is flushed.  The best cure is a new flush pipe.


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