COMMUNITY FORUM

garen

01:47PM | 08/27/03
Member Since: 08/26/03
1 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Our toilet has been installed for at least 15 years. It has just now become wobbly. The bolts don't budge so I assume they are tight. The plumber's putty sealant around the front of the toilet is now missing. Could I fill the gap and seal this with caulk? How do you know if the flange is damaged? I don't want to have to reinstall the toilet or pay a plumber to do it if this is not the problem.

devildog

10:00AM | 09/05/03
Member Since: 09/16/02
250 lifetime posts
I just repaired my toilet. I thought it was going to be a lot tougher. I don't understand why the bolts are tight still after 15 years. Maybe they are just rusty underneath. Can you see below the toilet in the basement or crawl space? Are you getting any leaking? I would tackle the job. If you need tips on how to go about doing it let me know and I will post again.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Add some rustic charm to your trimmings with a paper-and-twine garland. All you need is some craft store Christmas paper, ... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... This roomy boot tray made from punched metal stands up to all the elements. Station it in your mudroom or at your back doo... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... FLOR carpet tiles are a simple and affordable way to customize a floor covering for any space. You can make anything from ... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon