Sounds like the start of bad joke, doesn’t it? But it’s no laughing matter. A running toilet can waste thousands of dollars and gallons of water a year. Seriously. A “running” toilet can waste two gallons of water per minute. A silent leak in a toilet can waste up to 7,000 gallons of water per month.
It’s been a long day of work and you’re finally home. Before you start dinner after an exhausting day, you notice your leaky toilet. You shrug and continue about the rest of your evening unaware of the exponential cost of that leaky toilet. A leaking toilet can use a lot of water, in a matter of days. A typical toilet leak at today’s rate can add $500 to a single water bill. What can you do to stop that leak? It’s easy when you follow these instructions to an effective leak repair.
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