How To Install A Toilet Water Inlet Valve - Torbeck Valve - Ultimate Handyman DIY Tips




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Bob Smith: Many thanks for this. Watched you this morning and fixed two toilets in my house with this problem. With both of them leaking, my water bill was QUADRUPLED! Now sorted. A very well filmed video.

Dan I: It wasn't my inlet valve that was the problem, it was the washer, but your video and help allowed me to spot that and fix it easily, would have cost me £60 if I'd called a plumber!

Alps P: I always end up spending lots of time with small leaks around the inlet valve - can u do a video on how to make sure the washer is correct there ? Should I use ptf tape when joining back up ?

Dan M: Another useful video I'll do this after the bank holiday cheers

James Butcher: great video, thank you

Pang Yan Wong: Thank you!

STLbluesfan1: I think in a case where the fill valve will not shut off is either a broken or damaged seal, or it has mineral deposits.

Jay Ro: Thank you for this vid

Jo Baecker: Heck, for any toilet projects where I need to drain the tank or bowl, I just stick my shopVac in there, with the reducer nozzle attachment. (Remember to remove the vac filter first!) - That water comes out 100% in a matter of 2-3 seconds, and you've got a dry workspace!

Kenny444 Tourist: While you are in the Bathroom/Toilet just pull a double piece of toilet paper off the roll, form it into a sausage and wrap it round the inlet and twist it, if it stays a uniform colour it is good, if it leaks you get drooping ends, an easy visual clue.

spyymaster: Your great videos may cost our UK plumbers their business. What to you say ? 

spyymaster: Do you have a video on how to free a Jammed main water tap ? Is freeze spray safe in the hands of rookies ? 

Cristian Cortes: you're a champ. thanks for that. exactly what i needed to know. thanks for good video tutorial.

spyymaster: Thanks a lot. Job all done. New torbek fill in place but when the valve shuts it makes a ghastly noise like a baby seal.......any idea why this is. ...Water hammer ?

Dan Welch: Thanks, I was going to get a plumber in but this made it look reasonably straightforward - all sorted for £10 from Screwfix!

Andrew Day: What make of flush valve and inlet value is that, as I have the same but the Flush sticks and the inlet is too slow.  Any help would be excellent

VoyagesDuSpectateur: This was very helpful - it gave me the confidence to do it myself rather than calling a plumber. The job only took me about 20 minutes and was much easier than I expected. I added some jointing compound when screwing the water pipe back on - but I'm not sure if that's necessary.

Tim Fidler: Great video. Helped me to identify and solve this problem. Had a real job unscrewing the plastic nut due to it being so tight up against the ceramic but in the end managed it with some mole grips.

Many thanks for sharing your expertise. 

Johnny B: Sorry, I realise that you are the plumber and not the decorator. Very helpful video.

Johnny B: Who painted the wall?

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