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    Re: Toilet Running Issues

    It ended up being a loose handle that once I took apart, I was able to put it back into place well enough that it doesn't get stuck most of the time. It'll probably need to be replaced sooner than...
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    Re: Toilet Running Issues

    I'll give this a try - thanks!
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    Re: Toilet Running Issues

    Thanks - I will check that out.

    I believe we've identified the problem, although not necessarily the solution. It appears the handle is getting stuck following a flush before it can fully return...
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    Toilet Running Issues

    Hello,

    I have a Kohler toilet that I've used for the past two years without any issues. However, just before bed last night, after it was used, the toilet kept running and wouldn't stop. I...
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    Re: Problem Removing Bathtub Stem Valve

    That worked like a charm, and I was able to remove it. Thanks again for your help!
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    Re: Problem Removing Bathtub Stem Valve

    Since it's part of the way out of the wall (relative to when I started trying to remove it), would it help if I screwed it all the way back in to the wall (assuming I can) before trying to turn it to...
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    Re: Problem Removing Bathtub Stem Valve

    I probably wasn't clear in my initial post: I'm trying to remove the stem so I can replace it with a working one. It's not that I don't want to exert the force, but I'm not physically able to loosen...
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    Re: Problem Removing Bathtub Stem Valve

    I'm glad you mentioned this because this is something I forgot to mention in my original post. Prior to beginning to disassemble it, we were able to turn the faucet handle (hence how we detected the...
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    Re: Problem Removing Bathtub Stem Valve

    No, I have not. I don't have a clue what type of stem is stuck, but what you suggested is certainly a possibility.
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    Re: Problem Removing Bathtub Stem Valve

    Thanks for the replies, everyone.
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    Problem Removing Bathtub Stem Valve

    Hello,

    I noticed there was a leak coming from behind one of the hot/cold water valve stems when that bathtub faucet was turned on, so I decided to remove the stem and obtain a replacement. I...
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    Re: Ceiling Register Dilemma

    I believe it's a closed ceiling, and they're rectangular supply ducts. Thanks for your help - I think I'm going to try an option fairly similar to your last one (the simplest and most inexpensive...
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    Ceiling Register Dilemma

    Hello,

    My wife and I recently bought a new house, and in the finished basement, there's a bedroom with two ceiling registers. The home inspector noted that both registers were return vents, so...
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