Replacing Ballcock in a Toilet

High water level in toilet indicates problem with ballcock. Learn how to identify problems with a toilet in these free bathroom repair videos from a hardware expert.

About the Author

Blair Gilbert is a third-generation hardware salesman. In 1999, he relocated Gilbert’s Pro Hardware Inc. to a 7,000 sq. ft. building, tripling the size of the store his father built in 1949. Blair has succeeded in retaining an era of personal service while remaining profitable in a neighborhood of big box discounters. Growing up in the hardware business, he received training from customers like plumbers, carpenters and handymen.<br>In the mid 70’s he became a licensed Residential Home Builder in Michigan. He has been writing the column ‘Ask Mr. Hardware’ for the "Grosse Pointe News" since 1996. Blair can be reached at