How drain toilet for removal

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Old 09-21-13, 08:17 AM
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How drain toilet for removal

Getting ready to tile bathroom floor. In the past, I've turned off the water and flushed the toilet before removing, but this still leaves water in the base of the toilet and a mess when I move it. Is there a way to get ALL of the water out of the base of the toilet before I move it?
 
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Old 09-21-13, 08:34 AM
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Sponge and a bucket and latex gloves.
 
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Old 09-21-13, 09:01 AM
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I remove the filter on my shop vac and suck it all out.
 
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Turkey baster works for me.
 
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Old 09-21-13, 11:10 AM
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Rags and a pail.

People seem to think its such a disgusting place to put you hand in. Its just water. If you clean the toilet first then just use you hands and a rag to soak out the water.
 
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In addition to turning the water off and flushing I then use a plunger to force as much water out of the bowl as possible. Then I put down a piece of cardboard on the floor to protect it from wax ring residue and whatever water spills out. Other than that... wear disposable rubber gloves and keep your mouth shut.
 
 

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