bathroom rough in (toilet/sink)


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Old 08-20-07, 03:43 AM
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bathroom rough in (toilet/sink)

How do I install a toilet from a rough in. The pvc pipe sticks up about 16" from the concrete floor. The concrete is not completely level around the pipe - it slopes away from the pipe.

The water line pvc pipes are sticking out of the wall for the toilet and sink, how do I add the shut off valves?
 
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If you take a cold chisel or chipping hammer, you will probably find the concrete immediately around the toilet drain pipe is only a veneer and will chip out easily. Usually a piece of foam is used around the pipe to allow you the option of installing an over-the-pipe flange. If not, you can always use an inside flange. Be sure to glue it in with the hold down bolt keyways in the proper locations, as you only get one shot at getting it right. Of course, you will cut the pipe sticking out of the floor, flush to the floor prior to installation of the flange.
Hopefully the supply lines you refer to are cpvc, and not pvc. Are they beige in color? You can cut them off to within 2" of the wall and install a escutcheon plate and glue on or use a compression brass cut off valve. They make both, so it is your choice.
Now, if these supply pipes are active and capped, turn the water off to the house before you cut them. And be prepared for catching the water that comes out of them from the levels above.
 
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As an add to Chandler's response, if the CW pie for the connection is PVC [white color], you can glue on a male 1/2" pipe adapter after the escutcheon plate and screw on the stop valve using pipe thread dope or teflon tape. If the supply pipe is CPVC [tan color], stop valves are also made with CPVC inserts so that you can glue the valve directly to the CPVC pipe using CPVC glue.
 
 

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