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My toilet siphon has stopped working

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Is your toilet 'chugging' as you try to flush it? Your siphon / syphon more than likely has a torn diaphragm membrane, this is quite a cheap and easy fix for most brands currently on the UK Market. If you are unsure on what brand you have, you can check our previous guide here: identifying-your-toilet-flush-valve One of the most common brands currently installed in most cisterns is Macdee by Wirquin, their products can be found from Scotland to Ireland in different range of colours as over the years as they have updated their branding, but it is 100% the same syphon. Please...

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Identifying your Toilet Flush Valve

Posted by Lewis Riley on

Are you having issues with identifying the correct flushing valve that you need for your toilet? Below you'll find a short guide on how to correctly gauge what you require.  If you are still unsure you can easily contact us via email or the chat-box in the corner and we'll be happy to guide you through it. Step One: The first step you'll need to do is identify the brand of your particular valve, this is usually stamped onto the top or side of the plastic. Failing this the branding on the cistern or toilet might be the actual manufacturer of...

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How a Syphon flush in a toilet works

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How a Syphon flush in a toilet works

We've been asked a few times to explain how a Syphon flush in a toilet works. In short a Syphon flush operates from the difference of pressure when the cistern handle is pumped, thus causing the water to 'Siphon' until it equalises in pressure or until the water has fully drained, see the hand picture attached. Did you know use of Siphons have existed since the 1500BC? It was even used in a Classical Era practical joke, the Pythagorean cup!    

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Free Shipping!

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We are proud to announce we will be offering free shipping on all orders over the order cost of £100, use the following code to redeem this: 7PBPXNFTVBKS

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