toilet flange replacement

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Old 11-17-05, 06:45 AM
jonkilpatrick
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Unhappy toilet flange replacement

I am replacing my old toilet and, when I removed it (it has been loose for a while), I saw that the flange was broken at both sides where the bolt goes to hold down the toilet.

Obviously I mustreplace the flange but I don't know how to approach the job. It seems to be one piece with the lower drain pipe. We are on a single story slab construction so I'm not worried about lower floor damage, etc. but I do need some help in how to remove the damaged flange.

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Old 11-17-05, 07:43 AM
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toilet flange

Unless you have knowledge of putting lead around the flange you will be better off by getting a plumber to replace it. Had a plumber do mine and he did it twice. Then he put oakum around the flange before putting the lead in then hammered the lead tight to avoid problems. Took about an hour from start to finish
 
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What material is your flange/drain pipe made out of? PVC/Cast Iron/??
 
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Old 11-17-05, 08:44 AM
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You can purchase a repair flange called Superring. It goes over the old flange and gets screwed down through the holes in the new and old flange. I have included a link so you can see what it looks like. Click on the link and scroll down to the 13th flange shown. Good luck.


http://doityourself.com/shop/closetflanges.htm
 
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