Toilet: Install dual flush valve

Dual flush toilets save water and money by allowing you to flush with a half tank of water or a full tank of water, depending on your needs. Proper installation and use of a dual flush valve within your existing toilet will save thousands of gallons of water each year.

Step 1: Use the shut off valve to turn off the water supply to the toilet. Flush the stool and soak up the excess liquid from inside the tank with a sponge. Disconnect the water supply line beneath the tank and use an adjustable wrench to loosen and remove the two or three tank to bowl nuts and bolts.

Step 2: Carefully lift the tank up and away from the back of the stool. Remove the tank to bowl gasket from beneath the tank. If it is worn, now is a good time to replace it. Thoroughly clean the bottom of the tank and the top of the stool to assure a tight seal when you replace the tank.

Step 3: Remove the existing flush valve and replace it with a new dual flush valve. Push down on the dual flush valve as you tighten the retaining nut on the underside of the tank.

Step 4: Replace the tank to bowl gasket and reattach the tank to the stool. Make sure the tank is well seated on the stool before tightening the tank to bowl nuts and bolts.

Step 5: Unscrew the retaining nut on the inside of the tank clockwise to remove the existing flush lever. Install the new dual flush handle and attach the flush control mechanism to the back of the handle.

Step 6: Attach the fill tube to the top of the flush valve. Follow the dual flush valve instructions to adjust the half and full flush volumes.

Step 7: Reconnect the water supply line to the bottom of the tank and turn the water supply back on. Check for leaks and make any necessary adjustments.

Step 8: Replace the tank lid and put away your tools.

Now take a moment to explain your new flushing etiquette to all the members of your household and stop flushing money down the drain once and for all.

Proper installation and use of a ONE2FLUSH Dual Flush Valve can save the average family over 10,000 gallons of water per year.

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