• What can cause a slow flushing toilet, and how can you solve the problem? 14 Apr 2015

    Is your toilet flushing way too slowly, or not clearing properly? A slow flushing toilet needs to be attended to as ignoring the problem can lead to the toilet becoming completely clogged, which is not something you want to happen.

    If you are having problems with a slow flushing toilet there are three main things you need to look at, the toilet tank water level, the water inlet and potential blockages. Chances are that by examining each of these you will be able to identify the problem and solve it.

    Ensuring the toilet tank water level is correct

    It may be tempting to have less water in the toilet tank from an economic and water saving point of view, but not having enough water in the tank can start to cause problems with flushing. If you lift the lid on your toilet tank you should be able to identify whether or not you need to raise the water level.

    When you look inside you should be able to see a tube running vertically in the centre of the tank. This is part of the toilet ...

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