How to Raise Toilet Water Level?

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  1. Stangs55

    Stangs55 Golden Member

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    So my wife and I moved recently, and one of our toilet's water level in the bowl is lower than the others. I've tried added water directly to it, and moving water from the back of the toilet into the bowl, but nothing has worked.

    So how would one go about raising the water level in a toilet bowl? (it's just a standard ol' toilet btw)
     
  2. Dragoon42

    Dragoon42 Platinum Member

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    curious to know myself
     
  3. aphex

    aphex Moderator<br>All Things Apple
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    I think you need to make the floater stop at a higher level.... The higher the floater can go, the more water the bowl will allow.
     
  4. mugs

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    Pee in it.
     
  5. Evadman

    Evadman Administrator Emeritus<br>Elite Member

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    It is not possible in the vast majority of toilets. All you can do is raise it to (or maybe a smidgen past) the manufacturers set point. It is how the toilet was constructed.
     
  6. DaTT

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    Sick of getting pooey porcelain?
     
  7. mercanucaribe

    mercanucaribe Banned

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    The level of water depends on how high the U shaped part goes. It's a trap that holds water, and when the level goes higher, it just spills out and goes down to the sewer.
     
  8. DaTT

    DaTT Garage Moderator
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    But if the toilet is not letting enough water in to begin with...he should still have room.
     
  9. Stangs55

    Stangs55 Golden Member

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    all the other toilets in the house are the exact same kind....so I know that it's possible to raise this water level to equal the others....i just don't know how to do it
     
  10. quakefiend420

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    :thumbsup:

    drink a lot of :beer: first
     
  11. dartworth

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    Stangs55...what camera do you shoot with?

    Very nice gallery.
     
  12. moshquerade

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    an upper decker would work
     
  13. GuitarDaddy

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    Bend the rod holding the float upwards raising the float
     
  14. RGUN

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    Put a brick in it
     
  15. darkxshade

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    That's gonna result in the same water level and less water when flushing which is the complete opposite of what he's asking.
     
  16. moshquerade

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    that's what i said
     
  17. compnovice

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    Eureka Eureka!!
     
  18. quakefiend420

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    yup

    unless he puts the brick in the bowl itself...but that might make flushing a bit difficult :p
     
  19. Yossarian

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    howstuffworks will explain why you're wrong.
     
  20. RGUN

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    Exactly, I didnt mean toss one into the tank... then he would end up with less water. Toss it into the bowl.
     
  21. RCN

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    If it is the standard ballcock screw it into the assembly to make it shorter.

    The tower design has an adjustment screw or you can turn the assemply itself.
     
  22. RGUN

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    who was that directed at? Because DaTT is right
     
  23. Evadman

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    DaTT is not wrong. If there is something wrong with the water to bowl delivery system, then the tank could be full, but the bowl level would be low.

    However, if the toilet is not broken, then, as I said about 20 posts up, it is not possible to increase the bowl level in the vast majority of toilets.
     
  24. quakefiend420

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    lmfao

    wait, are you serious? :confused:
     
  25. Rastus

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    Inside the tank, there is a tube rising out of the middle. There should be a smaller tube that flows water into that tube while the valve is on. Make sure you have good flow at that time. If that smaller tube is not in place, or clogged, the bowl will not fill all the way.