Introduction

Most gravity flush toilets retain a small amount of water in the tank after draining. If there is still water in the bottom of your toilet tank after following our Draining a Toilet Tank guide, you may need to remove the excess water with a sponge.

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Use a sponge to soak up and remove any remaining water from the toilet tank. Periodically squeeze the excess water from the sponge. Periodically squeeze the excess water from the sponge.
  • Use a sponge to soak up and remove any remaining water from the toilet tank.

  • Periodically squeeze the excess water from the sponge.

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