Cleaning and Repairing a Toilet Ballcock Valve

Greg demonstrates how to disassemble and clean out two different types of ballcock toilet valves. This simple procedure could improve fill performance and or stop the valve from constantly running if it was caused by debris in the valve.

Time to complete 5 minutes
Materials May require a replacement washer, but this can be acquired after the valve is first disassembled
Costs Less than $5, if a replacement washer is required
Skill level easy
Troubleshooting Depending on the amount of hard water build up, repeated applications may be required.
Safety Issues
Property damage potential Avoid use of excessive force as plastic parts can be broken