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How do I change this flush to a dual flush?

As some information that I found out over the weekend. To replace the flush mechanism you'll need to turn off the water to the cistern at the back of the toilet (and drain the cicstern obviously) You'...
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How do I change this flush to a dual flush?

Well the rules during the last drought on the west coast was if it’s brown flush it down, if it’s yellow let it mellow! I am surprised I haven’t seen this slogan with the drought in the south west. I ...
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Reattach Toilet Seat Pin Inside the Hinge

Copied from my comment after checking my toilet seat. Try removing the pin, lining up everything and then installing the pin from the right side and tapping it into place with a hammer?
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Reattach Toilet Seat Pin Inside the Hinge

That is not a screw-in pin. It is just roughened on one end to keep it from sliding out. Insert from center part, and gently knock it in with hammer. You can fill the lid hole part with some caulk (...
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How to connect exhaust fan switch to bathroom light switch?

Let's start with the obivius. Is the pull chain switch strong enough for fan and light. Probably not, but you need to check the rating on it and replace it with right type Second problem. You need to ...
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Supply stop / valve crooked piece - dangerous?

According to the manufacturer, that part is called the Stopcap and it limits the handle rotation to 90°. Simply tapping it back into place is the solution to the problem. However, this might not ...
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Why isn't new sewer vent cap resolving poor toilet flushing?

Toilet needs it's own vent pipe. You see them on roofs coming out. They are the vents for drain pipes. Install one for your toilet. What you call a sewer vent cap is actually where you connect the ...
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Supply stop / valve crooked piece - dangerous?

That collar has been cross threaded. It might have been done at the factory because that's not something that the installer would be undoing. They might be tightening it up but that's all. You might ...
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Toilet water supply pipe cover rusted in place

Careful probing with a chisel, or gentle tapping with same, will remove the rust. Along with a good rub with glasspaper to remove all remaining rust. Then you'll be able to lift the cowl to reveal ...
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Toilet water supply pipe cover rusted in place

Likely it is galvanized steel pipe and the zinc was removed by cutting threads. So the bare steel rusted, it is primarily a cosmetic problem. Can't be sure from the photo but it is possibly chrome ...
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Toilet leaking into bowl. Identified part, just not its name or how to fix

The fill valve appears to be leaking. You can either replace the entire fill valve (very cheap, but a bit of effort) or if you can identify the valve type / manufacturer then you may just need to ...
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Toilet screw rusted and fused

Take the new cap, fill it with caulk and push it down over the rusty nut/bolt. When it dries it will hold on strong enough to stay in place until you can fix the problem correctly. To do that, you'll ...
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Toilet screw rusted and fused

That is nothing, just a foreplay of things to come. the nut is rusted and fused together with the screw and just turns all together and can't remove. This is an indication that the mounting ring is ...
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Toilet screw rusted and fused

You probably should have just put the caps you had back on and backed slowly away... Now you're going to have to destructively tear things apart until you can replace the rusted out parts. Might be ...
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