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toilet flushes 3 times after the plumber adjusted it
The plumber came by a few weeks ago to do a few things like replace the valve for the feed into the tank and some other non-related stuff. Since then, the toilet goes through 3 flush cycles, most of the time, when it is flushed. What did he do to change things? Before he came, it would flush once. (This has happened before. Right after he’s been here, it flushes for maybe 3 cycles for awhile and then goes to 1 and stays at that.)
I had a plastic jug in the tank to reduce the amount of water in the tank because the toilet has overflowed too many times. He didn’t like that. Took the jug out and told me to get rid of it. As soon as he was gone, I put it back in…
I also had lowered the setting for how much the tank will fill up, again because the toilet had overflowed too many times. i had things set so that no matter what, it wouldn’t overflow and I didn’t have to worry about that. Now, I worry that with the improved flushing, that I am at risk if things back up again.
I checked the level to see how high it was and it *seems* like it is back to the level I had it set to, meaning that he didn’t readjust things so that it filled higher, but I don’t know for sure. (I looked at the waterline in the tank and it seemed to be filling to the lower one, the one I had set it to.)
So, while I like that it flushes well, I worry that if it does back up, I’m going to have an overflowing bowl. Yes, I know that having a good strong flush makes for less backups and that my having the jug in there and a lower level makes for a less vigorous flush. It's a trade-off I have to make cuz I don't want it to overflow anymore.
Why does it flush 3x per cycle now?
Many thanks for any answers.