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Noticed one of my toilet cisterns was weeping, so despite the weather being windy but otherwise great for a walk, I thought id just spend ten mins putting a new diaphragm seal in it.I took the unit apart to find it was nothing like the seals I kept in my toolbox. I went to the local plumber's merchant, who was very helpful and said if i knew the make he could order me one and it 'might' be with me in a fortnight. In other words I had to scramble about on the floor and fit a new inlet unit.
I hate plumbing but I had no choice, I wanted my water back on. Needless to say it was far from straightforward and despite being ultra careful I felt the other end of the pipe move ever so slightly. I had no choice now but to take the boxed in section it was in apart to check the joint. All was sound so now I'm having a quick cuppa before my much-reduced walk.
Ten minutes turned out to be four hours
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