Toilet hookup line
How do you connect a toilet to the water supply line?
A toilet water supply line needs to be connected to the homes water supply. There should be a shut off valve at this location, but not always. If there is not shut off valve, you will likely need to shut the main water supply off for the house to work on it. Toilet water supply lines require a 3/8 compression fitting at the valve.
Can I use a toilet supply line for a sink?
See the article on Toilet Supply Line Fittings for information on getting the supply line connected correctly. Obtain a flexible toilet water supply line that is close to the length you need. Do not get a supply line for a sink, it will not work on a toilet. One end of a toilet supply line is much larger than a sink line.
How does a toilet work in a plumbing diagram?
How a Toilet Works – Toilet Plumbing Diagram One of these devices—called a ballcock—is connected to the water supply and controls delivery of water to the tank. When the tank’s water rapidly drops down into the bowl (upon a flush), the pressure causes the bowl’s waste water to go down the drain.
Why is a proper toilet connection so important?
A proper connection is very important, and not only involves how the toilet connects to the floor, but also how the toilet connects to the drainpipe, through which water and waste will flow.