An antique toilet overhaul

Historical homes built prior to, or shortly after, the turn of  the last century present challenges for restoration of antique plumbing fixtures and faucets.

Historical homes built prior to, or shortly after, the turn of  the last century present challenges for restoration of antique plumbing fixtures and faucets. Rebuilding flush ell and flush tube toilets could test the patience of Job! The vintage 1920s era toilet leaked at the flush tube slip joints. To further compound any attempted repairs, a porcelain decorative column conceals the flush tube from view. Peering inside the wall-hung tank, the brass flush valve assembly was covered in

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