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The Largest Selection of Toilet Flappers

Find flappers by brand or universal flappers for almost any toilet


One of the simplest toilet repairs is changing out the flapper, but some toilets need unique flappers to function correctly. We at PlumbingSupply.com® are proud to offer the largest and best selection of toilet flappers, making your search for just the right flapper easier!


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American Standard | Briggs | Case | Crane | Kohler | Eljer | Tank Balls | Toto | Universal
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"Universal" and Other Aftermarket Flappers
by Korky, Coast, Fluidmaster & More!

Image Description Price & Quantity
a-1 heady duty flapper
A-1
Heavy duty extra thick fantastic toilet flapper
- fits Cycolac flush valve
$3.79
coast blue flapper
53376
Proudly made in the USA Blue, chemical resistant flapper
"Will fit" replacement toilet flapper for 87449
$8.57
certain seal 400 flapper
#400
Genuine Certain Seal #400 toilet flapper - includes 8" beaded chain $6.38
"Will-fit" Certain seal toilet flapper - includes 8" beaded chain $6.38
Gasket only - fits the Certain Seal #400 $4.29
fluidmaster 3 inch universal flapper
5403
Fluidmaster 3 inch universal flapper
- highly durable chlorine-resistant materials
- fits these toilets: American Standard (Cadet 3), Toto (Clayton, Vespin, Drake-G Max, ECO Supreme), Gerber (Avalanche), Vitra (Corina), St. Thomas (Palermo, Arlington), Pegasus (Westminster), Mansfield (Maverick), Kohler (Cimarron), Eljer (Titan)
- click here for schematics
$11.98
korky adjustable flapper
3060BP
Proudly made in the USA Korky large 3 inch adjustable flapper
- highly durable chlorine-resistant materials
- fits these toilets: American Standard (Cadet 3), Aquasource (HET), Crane (SureFlush), Eljer (Diplomat, Titan), Ferguson (Pro Flo HET), Gerber (Avalanche, Avalanche HE), Jacuzzi (Era, Espree, Maxima, Perfecta), Kohler (Cimarron), Mansfield (Barrett, Maverick, Maverick HET, Summit 3), Pegasus (Colonnade, Wesminster), Toto (Drake, Eco Nexus, THU253S, THU347S)
- click here for instructions
$13.19
korky toilet flappers
54
Proudly made in the USA Korky toilet flapper (most common)
- universal design fits both brass and plastic flush valves
- fits many toilet brands but not all
New style shown - view old style
$3.99
korky toilet flappers
2001
Proudly made in the USA Korky toilet flapper
- premium red Chlorazone rubber resists chlorine
- universal design fits both brass and plastic flush valves
- recommended by Clorox® help line due to performance
$5.49
Coast toilet flapper
53438
Proudly made in the USA Coast toilet flapper with link chain
- blue chlorine and chloramine resistant flapper
- universal design with various inserts to maximize water efficiency
- great for use in ultra low flush toilets
- fits some Crane, Toto, Peerless, Briggs, Nancessa, Eljer, and Porcher toilets
- Order 10, 25, or 50 of these flappers for additional savings!
$6.95
Coast toilet flapper
53458
Proudly made in the USA Coast toilet flapper with vinyl strap
- blue chlorine and chloramine resistant flapper
- universal design with various inserts to maximize water efficiency
- great for use in ultra low flush toilets
- fits some Crane, Toto, Peerless, Briggs, Nancessa, Eljer, and Porcher toilets
- Order 10, 25, or 50 of these flappers for additional savings!
$7.14

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More "Universal" Flappers

Image Description Price & Quantity
coast toilet flappers
53346
Coast chemical resistant red flapper
- high resistance to chlorine, chloramines and harsh water conditions
- universal design fits both brass and plastic flush valves
Replaced by 525BP
$4.97
pro55 flapper
PRO55
Adjustable heavy duty toilet flapper by Fluidmaster
- adjustable float on chain controls flush volume
$4.27
low pro korky flapper
92
Proudly made in the USA Korky Low Pro toilet flapper by Lavelle
- flapper includes chain
- designed to give low-flow toilets a more powerful flush
- fits most plastic flush valves
$4.29
kink-resistant flapper
930003
Replacement toilet flapper
- 9" kink-resistant metal chain and hook - fits many two piece toilets
$3.97
korky adjustable flapper
16BP
Proudly made in the USA Korky adjustable flapper by Lavelle
- designed for 1.6 gallon toilets
$5.99
crane 3 way flapper
59
Proudly made in the USA 3-Way toilet flapper by Lavelle
- fits plastic, Crane® and brass flush valves
$4.97
chemical resistant flapper with molded strap
53396
Proudly made in the USA Coast Chemical Resistant flapper with molded strap
- fits many plastic and brass flush valves
- high resistance to chlorine, chloramines and harsh water conditions
$5.29

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Chlorine, hard water, acidic water; all contribute to the deterioration of the flapper and rubber seals in your toilet and can cause toilets to leak

Get more helpful tips from our "How To Improve Toilet Performance" page





Flappers For American Standard Toilets
To many more American Standard repair parts

Image Description Price & Quantity
american standard flapper
7381129-200-0070A
American Standard toilet flapper - includes float and beaded chain
Replaces many American Standard flappers, including those that fit Cadet #2164, 2174, 2216, 2798, 2898, 2998, Colony #2188 and 2199, Compact El Space Saver #2149, Hydra #2116, Savona #2095, 2097 toilets
$14.87
flapper that will fit American Standard - Cadet 3
#3040
Proudly made in the USA "Will Fit" toilet flapper for American Standard - Cadet 3
- Replaces American Standard #738920-0070A
- to American Standard Flush Valves
$8.29
flapper that will fit American Standard - Cadet 3
47146-0070A
(same as flapper #53376)
Flapper & chain for American Standard toilets - Fits:
Baby Devoro #2162, Cadet #2099, 2100, 2312, 2812, 2108, 2109, 2120, 2122, 2124, Galleria #2014.013, Glenwall #2093, Heritage #2071.016, Lexington #2037.100, Plebe #2139.116, 2131.175, 2138.012 and Yorkville #2128.115, 2130.151, 2134.129 toilets
$9.68
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738071-0070A
Flapper & Chain for American Standard toilets - Fits Clarion #2284 $14.23

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Flappers That Fit Briggs Toilets
To many more Briggs toilet repair parts

Image Description Price & Quantity
briggs flapper
B351304
Genuine Briggs Replacement Flapper
- For tank # 440, 4401, 4408, 4408L
- Replaces # 500044, B500045
- Adjustable float on the chain controls flush volume
$10.59
will fit briggs flapper
65
"Will fit" replacement flapper for Briggs Vacuity toilets
- Adjustable float on the chain controls flush volume
$6.79
Briggs B653302F clear toilet flapper
B653302F
Replacement Toilet Flapper
- Toilet flapper w/ chain and gasket
- For tanks: #4405, 4409, 4430 (after Sept 2010 - before use 5173), 4434, 4435, 4440 (after Sept 2010 - before use 5173), 4441, 4442, 4443, 4450, 4920, 4930, 4950, 4960, 4965, 4975, 4995, 5095FV
- Replaces # B351228, 500031, B500068, B351217, 5152, 5097
$8.32

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Flapper For Case Toilets
Find more parts using our Case / Briggs toilet identification page

Image Description Price & Quantity
case replacement flapper
5173
Flush valve toilet flapper (No. 75, SP-73) - For Case 5188, 6070, 6075 tanks and Briggs 4430 (after Sept 2010 - before use B653302F), 4440 (after Sept 2010 - before use B653302F), 4960 (after Apr 1993) $9.64
case tank ball
B-251
B-251 Heavy duty Triple Seal Tank Ball (2-1/4" - 2-5/8") - extra heavy duty $3.29
Case #5169 "Will Fit" Replacement Tank Ball $3.19
Case lift wire for tank ball
5067
6" Lift Wire For Tank Ball - for #5128 kit
Fits B-251 or #5169 tank balls (shown above)
$3.10

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Flappers That Fit Crane Toilets

Image Description Price & Quantity
crane replacement flapper
P030755
Crane toilet flapper - replaces P030294
- Fits the following models that use a BLUE flapper:
Atlanta-Atlas #31012N, 31022N, 31032N, Baby Bowl #2864, Hymont #2850, Nostalgia #31065, some models of Saratoga and Flormont, as well as toilets with tank numbers 3227, 3229, 3543, 3543TP, 3544, 3544TP, 3545, 3545TP, 3546, 3546TP, 3549, 3592, 3593, 3652, 3693, 3740, 3740TP, 3741, 3742, 3742TP, 3743, 3743TP, 3746, 31062, 31063, 31086, 31086, 31087, 31088, 31088TP, 31740, 31742, 31743, 31744, 31744TP, 31746
$6.09
crane replacement flapper
57
Proudly made in the USA Toilet Flapper - fits some older model Crane toilets
for slot and tab mount
$4.49
crane flapper
495-6029-00
Toilet flapper - fits some Crane toilets
- Proudly made in the USA Replaced by #525 flapper
$4.97

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Flappers That Fit Eljer Toilets
to repair parts for Eljer toilets

Image Description Price & Quantity
Eljer flapper
495-6029-00
Eljer "blue" toilet flapper - Fits:
Berkeley #081-1590, 081-1595, Canterbury #091-2400, 091-9410, Century #091-8005, Emblem #091-1500, 091-1520, 091-1560, 091-1570, 091-1580, 091-1590, 091-1605, 091-1615, 091-1643, Hygeian #091-1675, 091-1685, 091-1693, Hylando #091-1875, 091-1885, 091-1893, Laguna #091-3220, 091-3225, Murray #091-0100, 091-0150, 091-0160, 091-0180, Orlando #091-1800, 091-1810, 091-1825, 091-1835, 091-1843, Palermo #091-4000, Patriot #091-1100, 091-1105, 091-1120, 091-1125, 091-1175, Preserver #091-4800, 091-4805, 091-4815, Preserver II #091-4820, 091-4825, Savoy #091-0120, 091-0125, Seville #141-0963, St. Clair #091-1540, 091-1545, Terrace Emblem #091-1300, 091-1305, Terrace Ultra #091-4200, 091-4205, Terrace Ultra One #091-1200, 091-1205, Triangle #091-1700, 091-1725, Triangle Ultra One #091-4700, 091-4705, Trigeian #091-1745, Ultra #091-4900, 091-4905, Ultra One #091-4600, 091-4605, 091-4660 and the Walford #091-1925, 091-1935, 091-1943

- Proudly made in the USA Replaced by #525 flapper
$4.97
flapper
61
Proudly made in the USA Replacement toilet flapper with 4-1/2" ball chain (no hook) for Eljer low profile toilets; fits Patrician, Windsor and Canterbury Aqualine low profile toilets $5.29
Gasket only - fits the #61 flapper $4.78
flapper
495-6048-00
Eljer Toilet Flapper - Replaced by "will fit" Certain Seal 400 $6.38
flapper
495-6050-00
Eljer Toilet Flapper - Replaced by "will fit" version
(use pink insert for the same flow rate)
$7.14
flapper
495-6055-00
Eljer Toilet Flapper $6.95
"Will-fit" Flapper for SUBKIT303 $6.38
toilet flapper
3030
Proudly made in the USA Flapper & chain 3030BP - replaces 495-6077-00
Fits Titan Models: 081-0755, 081-0777, 141-0772, 141-0773, 141-0777, 141-0782, 141-2777, 141-3777
$10.97
toilet flapper
62
Proudly made in the USA Replacement for Eljer Touch Flush Assembly unit, includes arm with chain, tank ball and screw

Looking for a beaded chain extension?
$13.49
eljer tank ball
425
Proudly made in the USA Replacement tank ball for Eljer - Fits #62 assembly (shown above) $4.39
eljer lever arm for tank ball Lever arm for Eljer - fits #62 tank ball (shown above)
We also offer beaded chain extensions
$9.98
flush bracket
flush bracket
Touch flush bracket - fits #62 touch flush assembly (shown above) $3.97
eljer counter balance flapper
495-6037-00
Counter balance flapper assembly ONLY
- (chain length 4 3/4")
$7.67
Gasket only - fits the #495-6037-00
Note: this gasket is difficult to install on the 495-6037-00 flapper. To simplify installation, we suggest replacing the whole flapper assembly.
$4.29

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Flappers That Fit Kohler
to repair parts for Kohler toilets

Image Description Price & Quantity
shark fin flapper
2012
Proudly made in the USA Toilet flapper - "will fit" some Kohler one-piece toilets
called the "Shark Fin Flapper"
- replaces Kohler #84138, #84314 or #85655
- fits San Raphael (before 4/2000), Rialto #K3386, Santa Rosa #K3323, Revival #K3360, K14224, K14230, K14278, K3360, K3612, Gabrielle #K3322, K14257-WS, K14258WF, K14258WS, and Memoirs #K3453,
$11.19
flapper for some Kohler one piece toilets
GP84995
Kohler Toilet flapper - for some Kohler one-piece toilets
replaces Kohler #1000490
- fits San Raphael #3384, cb rev, 3466, 3467, Rialto #3386, da, ea, fa, revs, Rosario #3434 fb rev, Revival #3360, Ankara (14230-TF)
$12.95
will fit kohler flapper for one piece toilets
2011
Proudly made in the USA Toilet flapper - "will fit" some Kohler one-piece toilets
- "will fit" - alternative replacement for Kohler #84995 or #1000490
- fits San Raphael #3384, cb rev, 3466, 3467, Rialto #3386, da, ea, fa, revs, Rosario #3434 fb rev, Revival #3360, Ankara (14230-TF)
$11.49
will fit kohler flapper
58
Proudly made in the USA Toilet flapper - "will fit" some Kohler toilets
- replaces Kohler #49114, and 42388
- fits Wellworth (3500, 3502, 3504, 3510, 3512, 3514), Rialto (3402, before 1998), San Raphael (3395, 3397 before 1998), San Miguel (3406), Rochelle (3385, before 1998), Cayuga (3440, 3509), Highline (3518, 3527, 4518, 4524), Vintage (3410, 341, 3412, 3413, 4515, 4516), Palarre (3383, before 1998), Wellworth (3500, 3502, 3504, 3510, 3512, 3514), Bolton (3450, 3475, 4505, 4509), Solstice (14076), Evensong (14143, with round refill tube), jamboree (14159, with round refill tube)
$6.99
kohler will fit flapper
2010
Proudly made in the USA Toilet flapper - "will fit" some Kohler one-piece toilets
- replaces Kohler #83064
- fits Rialto #3402, after 1998, San Martine #3435, San Raphael #3395, 3397, after 1998, Rosario #3434, aa-bb rev, Rochelle #3385, 3385-C, after 1998, Cabernet #3401,3408, Palarre #3383, 3383-C, after 1998, Pillow Talk #3378, after 1998, Fables and Flowers #14290-TL, Prairie Flowers #14290-WF, Laureate #14291, San Miguel #3406
$8.29
certain seal 400 flapper
400
Genuine Certain Seal #400 toilet flapper - includes 8" beaded chain
- replaces flapper #84143 and #83905
$6.38
"Will Fit" Kohler toilet flapper #400 with 8" beaded chain $6.38
Gasket only for Certain Seal - fits the Kohler 84143 $4.29
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83948
Kohler toilet flapper #83948 has been Replaced by GP87449

- #GP87449 Toilet flapper - fits many two piece toilets including:
Bolton #K4504, K4509, K3475, K3450 | Barrington #K3530, K3535, K3536 | Couture #3470 | Cayuga #3440 | Evensong #3470 | Fleur #K4606, K3447 | Garland #K14150 | Highline #K3518, K3527 | Jamboree #K14133 | Loon #K14212, K14133 Northline #K3516 | Northern Lights #K14128 | Pic Wicker #K14100 | Solstice #K14076 | Vintage #K3410, K3411, K3412, K3413 | Wellington K3415 | Wellworth K3500, K3502, K3504, K3510, K3512, K3514, K3520, K3521
$7.89
flapper and chain with float
GP85160
Kohler toilet flapper
- fits the 85159 flush valve
- Replaces these flappers: 84631, 83539, 84225, 85145, 85145, 81217, 1006958, 1079948, 84631, 81268
- Fits toilets: Wellworth #3114, 3407, 3420, 3421, 3422, 3423, 3428, 3432, 3433, 3438, 3458, 3481, 3558, 11450, 11470, Revival #3455, 3555, Pheasant #14239-PH, Briar Rose #14239-BR, Iron Works #3456, 3463, Kathryn #3484, Pinoir #3465, 3485, 3482, 3483, Portrait #3591, 3490, Eperney #14178-EP, 14247-EP, Alouette #14247, 3491, English Trellis #14247-FL, 14178-FL, Couture #3471,3472, 3477, 3478, 3479, 3480, Peonies and Ivy #14213-PS, 14239-PS, Devonshire #3457, Folio #3445, 3448, 3449, 3454, 3419, Memoirs #3452, 3462, 3429, 3439, Crimson Topaz #14231, Close Reach #14231-SB, Wellington #3446, Loon Lite #14210, Fleur #3447, Confidante #3556, 3557, Garland #14250, Jamboree #14259, Riverton #404522
$9.95
flapper and chain
K098
Toilet flapper - replacement flapper for 42388 - fits many one-piece toilets including: Cabernet #K3401, K3408, Palarre #K3383, Rialto #K3402 , Rochelle #K3385, K-3385-C, San Raphael #K3397 $4.69

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More Flappers That Fit Kohler

Image Description Price & Quantity
korky flapper for use with kohler toilets
2004BP
Proudly made in the USA Korky toilet flapper - "will fit" Kohler & American Standard
- made from Chlorazone® which resists harsh chemicals and toilet tank cleaners
- Adjust flush volume with movable float on chain
$6.49
Kohler toilet flapper 1078841 class 5 flushing technology
1078441
Toilet flapper - replaces 1016546 & 1042313 - fits Cimarron #3496, 3497, 3499, 4634, 11465, 11466, Bancroft #3487, 4633, Memoirs #3515, 3526, 4491, 4492, Devonshire #3503, 4708 $12.99
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3010
Proudly made in the USA Toilet flapper -"will fit" Kohler class 5 flush system
- this is a replacement flapper for Kohler #'s 1016546 & 1042313, Cimarron #3496, 3497, 3499, 4634, 11465, 11466, Bancroft #3487, 4633, Memoirs #3515, 3526, 4491, 4492, Devonshire #3503, 4708
$10.99
flapper GP87449
GP87449
Toilet flapper - fits many two piece toilets including:
Bolton #K4504, K4509, K3475, K3450 | Barrington #K3530, K3535, K3536 | Couture #3470 | Cayuga #3440 | Evensong #3470 | Fleur #K4606, K3447 | Garland #K14150 | Highline #K3518, K3527 | Jamboree #K14133 | Loon #K14212, K14133 Northline #K3516 | Northern Lights #K14128 | Pic Wicker #K14100 | Solstice #K14076 | Vintage #K3410, K3411, K3412, K3413 | Wellington K3415 | Wellworth K3500, K3502, K3504, K3510, K3512, K3514, K3520, K3521
$7.89
flapper 53276
52126
Toilet flapper (replaced by #53336)
- "will fit" Cabernet #K3401, K3408, Highline #K3518, K3527, Pillow Talk #K3378, Rialto #K3402 , Rochelle #K3385, K-3385-C, Wellworth #K3415, K3500, K3502, K3504, K3510, K3512, K3514, K3502, K3520, K3521 toilets
$8.95
k096 flapper
K096
Toilet flapper - "will fit" some Kohler toilets
- designed for 1.6gal two-piece toilets
- includes 8" chain and float
$6.89
Gasket only - for K096 flapper $4.29

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Toilet Flappers That Fit Toto Toilets
to more repair parts for Toto toilets
Image Description Price & Quantity
toto gmax replacement flapper
2021
Proudly made in the USA Toto Replacement G-MAX Flapper
G-Max replacement flapper for Toto toilet models CST743S, CST744S, CST754SF, CST764S, CST774S, CST784SF, CST794SF, CST804S, MS756204SF, MS853113S, MS854114S, MS874114S
Won't fit Toto toilets:
CST743SD, CST744SD, CST744SLD, CST743SDB, CST744SDB, CST744SLDB
$15.71
toto power gravity replacement flapper
2022
Proudly made in the USA Toto Replacement Power Gravity Flapper
Power Gravity replacement flapper for Toto toilet models MS854114, MS864114, MS866114, MS884114, MS924154F
Won't fit Toto toilets:
MS853113, MS894114, MS914114, MS863113, MS904114
$15.76

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Read some helpful tips on our "How To Improve Toilet Performance" page



Miscellaneous Flapper Accessories
We also offer many more miscellaneous toilet parts

Image Description Price & Quantity
Flusher fixer
click here
Flusher fixer kit #555
- includes: flapper, drain seat, & timing cup
$6.95
beaded chain for chain style flappers
click here
Beaded Chain extensions (14" long with coupling) $1.62

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Tank Balls and Lift Wires for Toilet Tanks
Formerly manufactured by Radiator Specialty

tank ball
B-252
tank ball
B-254
Upper lift wire
Upper lift wire
Lower lift wire
Lower lift wire

Item Description Price & Quantity
B-251 Triple Seal (2-1/4" - 2-5/8") - extra heavy duty $3.29
B-252 Triple Seal (3") $3.49
B-254 Tite Seal $3.47
Lift Wires for Tank Balls (shown above) Price & Quantity
Brass lift wire - upper 8-1/2" long $1.79
Brass lift wire - lower 4-1/2" long $1.29
Brass lift wire - lower 5-1/2" long $1.49
Quick tip: it's a good idea to replace your toilet's lift wire when replacing the tank ball

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. "I installed a new fill valve and my new valve comes on (and then goes off) for a few seconds about once per hour?"
A. This could be caused by many things. The most common is with a Fluidmaster 400. This is a great valve but be sure to install the 1/4" tube per their instructions. Use the clip that comes with it and do not just stick it into the overflow tube or it will go on and off every so often by itself. If that isn't it, take some food coloring and place it in your tank. Wait a few hours and if some of the color has gone into the bowl then you probably need a new flapper.

Q. "Why does my toilet continue to run after flushing?"
A. If, after flushing, you find that the toilet continues to run, and you have discovered that by jiggling the handle it will stop; then the problem may be that the chain controlling the flapper is too long. When installing your flapper, you want the flapper chain's S-hook in the hole closest to the handle with very little slack in the chain itself. By doing so, when the toilet is flushed, the chain will fall behind the flapper where it won't snag and cause problems such as keeping the flapper from closing properly. Check to make sure that the flapper has enough clearance to close, i.e. not hitting the float ball when the water level drops. You also want to check to see that the toilet's flush handle (aka tank lever) is installed securely so it can't rotate too high, hitting the tank's lid or other parts and sticking.

Q. "What's the best way to replace my toilet flapper?"
A. Generally, with most toilets: turn off the water supply and flush the toilet. Reach in and unhook the ears of the flapper and unhook the chain from the trip lever. Install an identical flapper to the original that came from the factory. Do expect to get your hands dirty from the old flapper. Simply reinstall the new one in reverse order. Note that should you have very old brass pipes inside of your toilet, be careful not to be rough on them. They can easily break and end up leaking. After you have replaced your flapper, and the toilet tank bowl has refilled, the water fill valve should not leak (be going on and off in cycles). If it does, then we recommend putting some food coloring into your tank. This can help diagnose the problem. The colored water should not be going into the bowl (unless you flush the toilet of course). If the food color does go into the bowl, then possibly the flapper is not the correct one, the surface where the toilet flapper sits, has eroded (feel below where the flapper touched the toilet and see if you can feel erosion/groove) or you may only need to add some slack to the chain.

Q. "What are the inserts that came with my flapper for? How do I use them?"
A. These "will fit" flappers are unique in that a variety of inserts are included to allow you to control how much water flushes from your toilet each time it is used. When you flush the toilet, the trip lever lifts the chain on the flapper to allow the water in the tank to flow into the bowl through the flush valve. The bottom cone-like part of the flapper holds air in it. Once lifted, the flapper floats until the water in the tank recedes, when the flapper lands back on the opening of the flush valve. These inserts allow you to control the amount of water that flows into the flapper cone while it is open or floating in the water, thus controlling how fast the flapper seals the flush valve opening.

The benefit of this is that you can easily conserve water by using an insert with a larger hole. As water flows into the flapper cone through a larger hole, it will close faster - meaning you will use less water to complete the flush cycle. If you need more water for a proper, sanitary flush, simply use an insert with a smaller hole.

To change inserts: Carefully twist the existing insert out of the bottom of the flapper. Then, carefully twist the new insert into the flapper. Easy.

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How to use flapper inserts
How to use flapper inserts
How to use flapper inserts
How to use flapper inserts
How to use flapper inserts
How to use flapper inserts
How to use flapper inserts
How to use flapper inserts

Q. "How long 'should' the parts inside of my toilet last?"
A. That depends on a number of variables and which parts. Water quality is one of the major factors. If your water source is heavily chlorinated then many parts won't last long. Or if you have a lot of sand or grit or have a low pH or "aggressive" water source then parts simply won't last as long as the 'average' length of time. Also the quality of the parts matters. The replaceable parts such as flappers and washers/seals generally will last at least 4 to 5 years on "average." If you use a chemical bowl cleaner some flappers won't even last one year. However, some toilet bowl cleaners isolate cleanser from the internal workings of the toilet, therefore, maximizing the life of your toilet parts. Depending on the material make up, flappers will either deteriorate (leave residue on your skin when touched) or some will tend to harden or stiffen up and lose their original shape and flexibility. If this is the case, then it's best to change it.

some of our customers even use flappers as decoration in trees
toilet flappers flapping in trees

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