Toilet flange

6 Different Types of Toilet Flanges (+ Common Toilet Flange Problems)

Toilet flanges connect the toilet to the floor and the drainpipes that lead to the sewer. There are a few different types of flanges, made of different materials (brass, copper, cast iron) depending on the intended use. Toilet flanges are also called “closet” flanges. This term came from the days when we called the bathroom … Read more

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Shut off valves are important

9 Different Types Of Shut Off Valves (Under-Sink and Toilet)

A Shut Off Valve is a valve that stops the flow of fluid in a plumbing system. To make it simpler, a shut-off valve is a mechanism that cuts off the water supply to a pipe once activated.  However, shut off valves are not exclusive to plumbing systems. They’re also used to regulate the flow … Read more

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Will A Clogged Toilet Eventually Unclog Itself?

In one of the first apartments I ever lived in, I was sharing three bedrooms and one bathroom with five other people (and a dog). There were a lot of annoyances with that arrangement, but one of the biggest problems was the plumbing. It seemed like the toilet would clog every other week, and nobody … Read more

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