Toilet rough in


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Old 11-05-07, 04:22 AM
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Toilet rough in

How much play is there in toilet position once the drain has been roughed in?

Here's my situation:

My plumber roughed in my toilet drain to 13 1/4", based on the fact that I was going to install tile on 1/2 cement board. Well, for various reasons that I won't get into, I need to build the wall up another 1/2". So, 1/2" plywood, 1/2" cement board, and tile.

Will that extra 1/2" cause me headaches when it's time to install the toilet?
 
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Old 11-05-07, 12:51 PM
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I'm a little confused. Was the 13 1/4" rough in from the stud wall or from the finished wall?

Standard rough in for a toilet is 12' from the finished wall. If the 13 1/4" was from the planned tile surface you'll still have 3/4" extra.
 
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Old 11-05-07, 01:16 PM
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13 1/4" is from the stud wall. So, 1/2" for the cement board and another 1/2" for the plywood. That leaves me 1/4" for the tile. That should be enough for the tile, no? But that means that my tank will be leaning right into the wall?

That 12" rough from the finished walls means the toilet will be how close to the wall?
 
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Old 11-05-07, 07:30 PM
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Most toilets say 12" RI, but actually are around 11" giving you an inch. However you can buy ones that are less than that (I saw one at 10.5") Go to your plumbing shop or someplace like HD and pick your toilet to be sure it'll fit. If you know the exact model, such as a kohler 2212, you can go to their website and see the exact requirement from the product specification sheet.
 
 

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