Now that you are reading the second part of this article, you probably learned in the previous part how to remove the old toilet and set up the new toilet. In this part, we want to teach you how to put the new toilet in its place so that you can use it in the best way.
Installing a new toilet
To install a new toilet, it is better to come step by step with us. A very important issue in the toilet is the installation of its sewage, because if these toilets are not installed correctly, their drain pipe will soon be blocked. For this reason, we should also think about draining the well.
- Unscrew the old flange and place the new flange on the hole. Then drive each installed bolt through the flange into the floor.
- Place a new ring of wax around the toilet bowl, right around the drain hole. Wax rings are either plain or rimmed.
- Make sure the flange is firmly attached to the floor. If the flange is not tight on the floor, it is necessary to remove the wax ring and try again. If necessary, tighten the flange screws.
- Lift the toilet bowl and place it on it. This step may require several attempts.
- If you want the bolts to fit smoothly into the bolt holes, slide the bowl from side to side to get the toilet just right.
- Insert the bolts through the tank and base, then hand-tighten gently. Make sure these screws are not overtightened, as the tank may break.
- Level it to make it flat underneath.
- Tighten the floor bolts gently with an adjustable wrench. Pull one side slightly and then move to the other side. In other words, simultaneously tighten as much as possible.
- Install the decorative caps on the floor screws.
- Place the basin lightly on the bowl to make sure the basin bolt is inside the bowl. Tighten the bolt by hand so that it is not overtightened.
- Reconnect the water line and turn on the water.
- Caulk around the toilet base to make sure the seal is tight.
If you need help doing this, just contact NUTech Plumbing, who specialize in plumbing in Toronto. One call is enough to request work service.
In the next part, we will talk about the work of sewers and how to create them.