03:46PM | 02/14/06
Member Since: 02/13/06
5 lifetime posts
Please help, I have a one year old house and the toilet has just started leaking water onto the floor from around the bottom of base where it sits on floor. I have checked all of the fittings (I wrapped toilet paper around them) and they are all dry. It appears that the base is sitting on a gasket of some sort or it is caulk. Please tell me if a new wax rim will fix the problem. It only leaks when I turn the water on to it. It is about half full of water and no leak.


06:14AM | 02/15/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1558 lifetime posts
If a toilet is installed properly even with a full bowl (Stoppage) there should be no leak around the base.

1- Either the floor flange bolts need to be tightned OR

2- The weax seal replaced with new bolts.



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