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Hi I'm James with JNC Home Repair. Today I'm going to show you how to repair a leaky toilet tank. The first thing you want to do is you want to shut off the water to your toilet which is right down there at the very bottom of the toilet. It is usually on the wall. There is a little stop and what you do is you just turn the handle clockwise until the valve closes and you want to make sure that all your water is shut off to the toilet. The next step is to remove the supply line from the bottom of the tank. You'll need a pair of channel locks to be able to do that. After you remove the supply line there is actually two bolts that are holding this tank on. There are two screws that go through the bottom of the tank into the bowl and there is two nuts on the bottom of the screws that actually hold the tank in place. You are going to need to use either a crescent wrench or some kind of socket to actually grab hold of the nut that is underneath the toilet tank and you'll need a flathead screwdriver to actually access the screws from inside the tank. Basically all you do is remove the two screws from inside the tank, lift the tank off, put your two new screws in with your two new washers and basically it is that simple. You connect your supply line back to the tank and you check for leaks. Just make sure that it is not leaking any more. A lot of times the problem is the rubber washer and they start corroding. They start wearing out from being in the water and that starts leaking so that is your common problem. If you have any more questions you can contact me at