• Constant or intermittent running —-can be the result of a worn flapper valve , many newer toilets use a special one of a kind flapper valve, unique to the brand and style of toilet.
• Other toilets may not have a flapper at all but use a unique assembly of seals or gaskets.
• Many times the problem is not related to the flapper/ flushing mechanism at all, but is the result of any number of potential issues with the flush valve – fill valve – flush lever. A professional evaluation of the situation is often needed to determine the best solution.
• Toilet flushes sluggishly —– this often the result of mineral build up in the trap way of the toilet bowl , other times the toilet could just be in need of a tune up.
• Toilet leaks at base or from tank or at the water supply connection —- leaks have a variety of causes an usually can be addressed with modest costs
These and other issues with your toilet should be addressed by a professional with the experience to properly identify the cause of the problem and access to the proper parts needed to correct the problems. Sometimes it is just time to start fresh with new high quality water saver toilet , these usually flush better than many older toilets, and use a lot less water. We can give you expert advice to help you decide to make repairs or replace your toilet