How to install a toilet after repairs
Repairing the toilet almost always involves replacing all communications and plumbing fixtures. The toilet is changing the very first and it is desirable to buy it in advance. Of all the varieties of products, it is necessary to choose the one that is suitable for the form of release and the type of drainage structure. In houses built back in Soviet times, there were mainly two forms of release - straight, also horizontal and oblique. In this article we will discuss the installation of a toilet with an oblique release. Assembling and installing a toilet after laying tile is not a very difficult job. It is enough to follow some installation rules and choose the right auxiliary materials. You will also need tools, because without them you can’t install a home throne. So, what tools are needed:Then we put the toilet in the sewer and see how the toilet neck and the socket converge.In our case, we had to use the eccentric cuff, since after pouring the screed and laying the tile the toilet rose about 20 mm from the floor. We put on the eccentric cuff on the neck of the product and try it on again. Turning the cuff adjusts its height relative to the socket, if necessary. Then we put the worm clamp on the cuff and tighten it.After that, we put the toilet in place and, checking the correctness of the installation, we mark the places of attaching the case to the floor with a thin pencil or marker.Making holes in the tile with a drill on the tile or using a drill. It is necessary to drill a tile accurately and without hurrying, in the unaccented mode, trying not to overheat it and drills. Then anchor bolts attract the toilet to the floor. No need to make great efforts when tightening the bolts in order to avoid breakage of the housing. Tightening the anchors, we put on them decorative caps.We start assembling and installing the tank.First, install the drain valve. Grease the rubber sealing washer with sealant, install the reinforcement in the tank opening and clamp it with a plastic nut, slightly tightening it with a gas key.
- A puncher or a percussion drill.
- Drill or drill on tiles with a diameter of 10 mm.
- Wrench size 10 mm.
- Gun for sealant.
- Screwdriver set.
- Thin pencil or marker. Now list of materials
- Poppet cuff in the size of 110-90 mm for the cast iron socket.
- The cuff for the toilet bowl is straight or eccentric with a diameter of 110 mm. The type of cuff depends on how the plumbing fixture fits the sewer.
- Worm clamp 100-120 mm in size.
- Silicone sealant.
- Set for fixing the toilet to the floor. It consists of two anchor bolts, two 10 mm dowels, two washers and caps.
ProcedureAfter the work on dismantling the tile and the old toilet, and was laid new tiles, proceed to the assembly and installation of a new faience "horse." It will take its place for many years and it is necessary to approach the implementation of this task very responsibly. At first we install the dish cuff into the cast-iron socket of the sewage system. For a more intimate contact of rubber with metal, we additionally apply silicone sealant on the cuff before installation.
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