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gsillers

08:02AM | 02/12/06
Member Since: 02/11/06
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Bvplumbing
We are in the process of installing a new ceramic tile floor in our powder room. Had to add compound to subfloor to make floor level (about 1/4") then added backer-board (another 1/4") which has now raised the floor higher than existing toilet flange. What can we do to raise flange to meet toilet? Thanks.


Sylvan

09:47AM | 02/12/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1589 lifetime posts
Me_office1
You have two options

1- Use a deep seal wax gasket cost around $2.00 and a set of brass floor flange bolts extra long $3.00

2- Have a plumber remove the old flange and install a deep seal type depending on materials and condition of the existing piping figure $450 -$700

Also some codes frown upon the use of a deep seal wax gasket (plastic horn type)

gsillers

05:59PM | 02/12/06
Member Since: 02/11/06
2 lifetime posts
Okay... I will check on those options. Thanks for the advice.


Sylvan

04:45AM | 02/13/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1589 lifetime posts
Me_office1
Hercules makes a very good product Brass Johnny bolts and deep seal wax gasket and may be found in most big box stores
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