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Old 07-11-2017, 08:52 AM
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Bob/Brad...

We have had our system for over two years and are very pleased with it. A friend had a recent install where you advised them to put bleach tablets in the tank to keep the slime down in the toilet. Can you elaborate on that please?

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Old 07-12-2017, 08:17 AM
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Bob/Brad...

We have had our system for over two years and are very pleased with it. A friend had a recent install where you advised them to put bleach tablets in the tank to keep the slime down in the toilet. Can you elaborate on that please?

Thanks
NEVER put bleach in the toilet tank. It will destroy the flush valve.
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Old 07-12-2017, 02:29 PM
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We used to put those "blue pill" things in the tank to disinfect etc. A plumber told us that they would destroy the "workings" in it and never to use them.
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Old 07-13-2017, 05:57 AM
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With the NOVA system my tank stays clean. Really like the NOVA system.
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Old 07-13-2017, 06:28 AM
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NEVER put bleach in the toilet tank. It will destroy the flush valve.
Not sure I can go all the way and say "it will destroy". It might shorten the life, but it takes a long time.

I prefer sparkling clean toilets, so I don't mind replacing some parts once in a while. (don't get me going on the need for organized closets)
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Old 07-19-2017, 09:09 AM
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Ok let's set the record straight, if you had no filter removing the chlorine that would mean all those toilets would be falling apart, due to the fact the water has a high level to begin with.

The Nova filter is so efficient it removes all the chlorine that is correct.

Without any chlorine in the tank bacteria & fugi may develop.

So we recommend adding a 2000 flush tab in each tank.

I live here 4 1/2 years no issue with gaskets or parts in the toilet tank.

I have hundreds of customers using the 2000 flushes tabs no reports of any issues.

If there was Kohler will send you new set for free.


Play it safe pop the tabs in.



.PS: chloramine may have an effect on gaskets which is where these myths originate,
our drinking water is not disinfected with chloramine

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Old 07-19-2017, 10:25 AM
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I agree with Bob....we've had our Nova system for years, love it, but also put bleach tabs in the toilet water tank. It might shorten the life of the flapper, etc, but they are inexpensive and easily replaced.
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Old 07-19-2017, 11:11 AM
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Kohler's toilet warranty specifically states "Use of in-tank toilet cleaners will void the warranty."
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Old 07-20-2017, 10:56 AM
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Kohler's toilet warranty specifically states "Use of in-tank toilet cleaners will void the warranty."
That pertains to only the first year of warranty

So it's really irrelevant.

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Old 07-20-2017, 12:27 PM
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They only have a one year warranty anyway.

So it's really irrelevant.
As a business owner, I would never advise a customer to do something specifically against the recommendation of the manufacturer. Bleach and the blue goo products are destructive to seals and tank bolts. There's a reason manufacturers and plumbers say bleach tabs and blue products are a no-no. Yes, you're right, voiding a one year warranty might not be the end of the world, but a tank leak down the road could be very costly.

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