Users' questions

Is Universal Rundle still in business?

Is Universal Rundle still in business?

Universal Rundle and Crane Plumbing are now owned by American Standard.

What is a Universal Rundle?

Universal Rundle Corporation, aka URC, UR, (UPC.) Products are often stamped with an overlaying logo that appears to be “UPC.” But it’s really URC. UPC stands for Uniform Plumbing Code which is a governing body for manufacturing standards.

Are all toilet flushers universal?

There are also universal handles that will fit almost any toilet, no matter what type of tank lever you currently have. With universal toilet handles, there are sometimes adjustments that have to be made to ensure a proper fit.

Are toilet parts interchangeable?

Most are quite interchangeable and can fit the standard tank openings on any toilet, but do pay attention to sizes, especially the length of the valve stem. Some fill valves are adjustable to fit different tank sizes.

Are toilet tanks Universal?

When asking the question is a toilet tank universal, the short answer is no. While in certain brands they can be interchangeable, the overall consensus is that your toilet tank is fitted to your toilet model. When looking to purchase a new tank, you need to learn the measurements and model number.

Does crane still make toilets?

Crane Plumbing has manufactured commercial and residential plumbing products for more than 135 years. In 2008, Crane merged with Eljer and American Standard to create American Standard Brands but still manufactures toilets still under the Crane Plumbing brand.

Is a toilet handle universal?

Buy a New Handle While some replacement toilet handles have a universal fit capability, others are designed specifically for toilets with front-, side-, or angle-mounting positions. Another consideration is whether the new handle can be used on the right, left or both sides of the tank.

Can a toilet handle be replaced?

If your toilet handle is loose or hangs down, it won’t properly allow you to flush your toilet, so you need to get a replacement. Toilet handles are easy to remove and install on your own in around 15 minutes. All you need to do is unscrew the old handle and then put the new handle in its place.

Can I mix and match toilet bowls and tanks?

When They Are Interchangeable If the layout for the tank-to-bowl bolt holes and the spud gasket positioning match between the replacement tank or bowl and the old tank or bowl, the two parts will connect properly.

How do I know what size toilet repair kit I need?

An easy reference is to look at the size of the flush valve drain opening in the bottom of the tank. If it’s about the size of an orange or baseball, you need a 2 inch seal. If it looks more like the size of a grapefruit or softball, you need a jumbo 3 inch seal.

What do I need to fix my Universal Rundle toilet?

Whatever you need to fix your Universal Rundle toilet, ® is here to help! A quick note about Universal Rundle model numbers: When searching for repair parts, it is recommended you choose parts based on your TANK number.

What does the float on a Rundle toilet do?

Increase your toilet’s flush volume to maximize performance or dial it back to conserve water and save money with this adjustable flapp… . The float on this 2-inch flapper allows you to quickly and easily adjust the flow volume of a toilet.

Where to find date stamp on Universal Rundle toilet?

Typically, for Universal Rundle toilets, you will see a four-digit number starting with a ‘4’. There may be more numbers indicating specific features, or more than one model number. Elsewhere in your toilet tank, you should find a date stamp that will tell you when the toilet was manufactured.

How long does a Fluidmaster Rundle toilet flapper last?

Fluidmaster uses corrosion-resistant silicone to extend the life of this flapper up to 10 years in most high-efficiency and 1.6-gallons-per-flush toilets. Fluidmaster uses corrosion-resistant silicone to extend the life of this flapper up to 10 years in most high-efficiency and 1.6-gal… .