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How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve

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  1. How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve, Shut-Off Valve: step 1, image 1 of 2 How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve, Shut-Off Valve: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the water main line (typically found in your basement).

    • Turn off the water main line by rotating the knob clockwise.

  2. How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 2, image 1 of 2 How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Go to the lowest level of your house and turn the faucet on at any sink.

    • Keep the faucet running until it stops spewing water. If the faucet doesn't stop, you likely turned the wrong valve in Step 1.

  3. How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Flush the toilet (the one that needs the valve to be replaced).

  4. How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 4, image 1 of 2 How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Turn the toilet shut off valve counter clockwise.

  5. How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 5, image 1 of 2 How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Using the wrench, disconnect the tank hose from the pipe by turning the wrench clockwise until the hose is completely disconnected from the pipe.

  6. How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 6, image 1 of 2 How to Replace a Toilet's Shut-Off Valve: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Rotate the toilet shut-off valve clockwise with the wrench until the valve comes off from the pipe.

    • Slide the new valve onto the pipe and tighten the valve onto the pipe with the wrench.

    • Using the wrench reconnect the hose to the pipe by rotating the wrench counter clockwise.

    • Turn the water main on rotating the knob counter clockwise.

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Jayden Scott-Douglas

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