Best Toilet Flapper To Buy

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Old 03-20-13, 03:04 PM
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Best Toilet Flapper To Buy

Hello, every year or two it seems I have to buy another toilet stop flapper. The hole is very clean and no bad spots, but the flappers have a very slow leak to them. Is there one flapper that really seals good?
 
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Old 03-21-13, 04:16 AM
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Your thread may get moved to "toilets", so hang on. Korky makes good flappers. Your water situation may dictate increased chemicals that deteriorate some rubbers. Look for one that is impervious to chemicals, as most Korky higher end ones are.
 
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Old 03-21-13, 07:06 AM
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Chandler, Thanks my friend has one of those and works great will try a korky brand.
PS. Whats with Larry and Gun Control, did he drop his gun down the toilet?!!!LOL!!!
 
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Larry is Chandler's first name and that and the line below are his signature.

As to your original question, are you putting bleach tablets in the tank? They'll tear up a flapper guaranteed.
 
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Old 03-21-13, 09:05 AM
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No I have not been using bleach tablets, but thanks for letting me know.
 
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Old 03-21-13, 09:09 AM
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Depends on the toilet make and model. Some need OEM period!!!! Especially kohlers.
 
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Old 06-19-13, 04:05 PM
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gasket interference

I went nuts trying to figure out why my toilet kept leaking and running. I went through several flappers including the OEM Koehler. It still dripped. I inspected the seat of the tank drain and it was perfect.

Finally I realized that the foam gasket around the seat assembly was now protruding up just slightly and was pushing up on the edge of the flapper. I trimmed the foam gasket with a sharp knife and the toilet worked perfectly!

Just wanted to pass that on.
 
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Old 06-19-13, 05:55 PM
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Jim That's good to know will keep it saved in my tips incase of future trouble, Thank You
 
 

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