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If you need your toilet repaired contact 24 Hour Plumber on (01) 531 2220. Here we will give some advice on how to how to fix the push button toilet.

Toilets with a push-button flush are increasingly popular in home bathrooms.  Push-button toilets have a number of benefits, for example, the dual flush saves water and push buttons work well with concealed cisterns.

Problems homeowners can face with push-button toilets include a broken button and a faulty flush mechanism.

A Broken Flush Button

Flush buttons can at times become sticky or hard to push. In most cases, the button will need to be replaced t fix the issue. To replace only the button, you will need to source the same model or size as the existing button. Some buttons can be prised off with a flat head screwdriver and the new button clicked into place. Other flush buttons are attached to a hook that connects to the flush mechanism. This type may have to be screwed off and the hook gently released. The new button would then be connected to the hook.

Problem With The Flush Mechanism

If your toilet does not flush but the button seems fine then the flush mechanism may have a fault. There are two main flush mechanism models available, a water-saving model or standard-flush model. 

Here’s An Overview Of What Is Involved In Replacing A Flush Mechanism Of A Push Button Toilet.

  1. Turn off the water supply
  2. Remove the cistern lid and remove the old button
  3. Clean the rim to make it easy for the new button to be attached
  4. Drain the water from the cistern
  5. Detach the whole cistern from the wall
  6. Remove the old flush valve and out the new flushing mechanism
  7. Fix the new cistern back and then check and adjust the flush valve
  8. Attach the new button
  9. Turn on the water supply and test flush

If you are experiencing any kind of plumbing problems in your home including advice on how to how to fix push button toilet, call 24 Hour Plumber on 01 531 2220 to book one of our local plumbers near you. 

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