Setting a new Toilet - Wax Ring or Other ?


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Old 03-09-16, 12:13 PM
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Setting a new Toilet - Wax Ring or Other ?

I am installing a new American Standard Concealed trap Cadet 3 toilet on tile floor. The old toilet used a wax ring. Should I use a wax ring for the new toilet or one of the other new designs? If new, which type polyurethane, rubber, shape etc. ?
 
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I just installed a new stool last weekend and I'm still in the wax ring school of thought.
 
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Did you use the type with the rubber flange or just plain wax ring.
 
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It sounds like stickshift used the wax ring. I would certainly take a chance on the rubber rings. If you decide to try it, please tell us the results.
 
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I took a chance last week and installed one with one of these DANCO Perfect Seal Toilet Wax Ring-10718X - The Home Depot.

It is still a wax ring, but it uses a bellows to contain things, AND the perimeter ring holds those stupid flange bolts vertically.
 
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Old 03-10-16, 04:28 PM
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I agree with Pulpo. Try the new type. On my next toilet set I'm going to try the polyurethane.
 
 

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