Toilet too close to wall.


Old 10-07-15, 02:39 AM
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Toilet too close to wall.

Is there an easy way to move a toilet without digging up the floor and plumbing?
Can you move the toilet to a diagnal on the flange?

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Old 10-07-15, 03:22 AM
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I'm not a plumber but I'm pretty sure the only way you can move the commode forward is to move the flange/pipe forward. If you turned the commode on the flange one end would come away from the wall but the other would be pushed into it.
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A toilet actually sticks back further if placed on a diagonal. There are offset toilet flanges that can move the toilet a couple inches but that gets into some mild piping/plumbing work. You can also look for a toilet that does not stick back so far.
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Why is it too close to the wall? If you explain the problem we might be better able to help you. How about some pictures.
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Ray has a good point. Perhaps you have a 12 inch toilet and a 10 inch rough in.

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