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Repairing a Leaky Toilet Tank Flush Valve

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Clean the Valve Seat
Repairing a Leaky Toilet Tank Flush Valve

Proper Valve Seat Preparation is Essential for a Good Seal

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If the old drain valve seat is brass (most are) it needs to be cleaned. The easiest way is to use steel wool or fine sandpaper and clean the seat of any residual debris.

Rinse it off with a soft cloth and then dry it fully with a towel or hair dryer. If you use a hair dryer be sure not to heat just one spot for a long time.

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