Greetings. Working on a small bathroom project. I need to replace an old toilet, and the existing flooring is ceramic tile (1/4" thick). The old toilet is fastened to the flooring beneath the tile, with the tile cut around it.
The new toilet is slightly larger around the base area than the old one. A friend suggested I trace the shape of the new toilet onto the tile, and simply use a rotozip-style tool to cut the shape carefully. Since that could cause a lot of trouble, I would rather just install the new toilet on top of the tile. Since the tile is 1/4" thicker than the flooring where the old toilet attaches, should I just pick up some sort of spacer or thicker flange to give me the extra 1/4" lift? Any ideas?
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