ronald Mayo. Toilet Furniture Sets. March 12th , 2018.
Do you know about toilet flange? For your information, a flange the thing that placed on the bottom part of the toilet which is connecting it to the drainpipe. What is ad rain pipe? It is the thing that you usually see on the bathroom’s floor. Sometimes, you may see that your toilet is leaking that there is water everywhere. When that time is coming, then you must know that it is the time for you to change your old flange into a new one. How to do that? Follow the step, below.
Steps to Replace Toilet Flange
First, you need to prepare unused newspapers, old paper or towels that you don’t need. You can place them on the bathroom’s ground. All three things are used for you to put away the toilet when you are done indisconnecting it from its flange. Then, search for the water supply and turn it off. Make sure that you are already disconnecting the hose, too. After that, your toilet must be flushed until it is free from anything. Start to loosentwo nuts that has been attached to the toilet and put it on the floor. Make sure that you put the securely. Don’t lose it, so you can get them easily when you are going to attach it again to your toilet later.After that, your toilet can be removed. Put it on the three things that you’ve already prepared before. The flange seal is usually a bit dirty with toilet wax, so clean it thoroughly. Do it by using putty knife. After that, the flange’s screw must be removed. When the screw is removed, the flange can be removed, too. Make sure that you clean it thoroughly until there are no dirt. Then, prepare a washcloth and put it inside.
Take your old flange and purchase new flange with the same shape and size. Make sure that you already measure the sewer pipe’s diameter. Don’t forget to also buywax ring.After you are done buying, back to work again. In the outflow pipe, you can start removing its washcloth.Get the new flange that you bought and secure itwith the help ofthe bolts that you buy, too. Screw it up thoroughly. After that, get the toilet, put it down and start pushingwax ring into it.
When you are done, place your toilet on the top of its flange. Start to line up your toilet with new bolts and don’t forget to press it strongly. Get the nuts, replace it and make sure that you have them tight. You can start reconnecting the hose of your water supply for your toilet.Turn on to check if the water is flowing properly. In the end, flush and make sure that it is not leaking. Hopefully, your new toilet flange can work again like before.
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