Leaky toilets can waste thousands of gallons of water each year. The flush valve at the bottom of the tank is usually the culprit. To test yours, place a few drops of food coloring in the tank and leave over-night. In the morning, check the bowl for dye. If it leaked, replace the flush valve. It costs only around $2 and replacing it is an easy do-it-yourself project.
About Tom Kraeutler
Tom is the Host, Founder and Chief Home Improvement Evangelist of The Money Pit. He is a hands-on home improvement broadcast journalist and the kind of guy homeowners want to call at midnight -- when their basement floods!
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