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    Iam at the stage where my shower floor is ready...

    Iam at the stage where my shower floor is ready for tile. Couple questions:
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    1. Do I have to seal the bottom edge where Duroc meets floor with mesh tape?
    2. Wht do I use for sealing joints?...
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    Here is the vent in shower line heading to...

    Here is the vent in shower line heading to toliet.
    When the cheater vent is not on, the trap in the shower does not move at all when the toliet is flushed. When the vent is on, it siphons shower...
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    Thks mike. So to properly vent the shower, a...

    Thks mike.

    So to properly vent the shower, a tee would be put in the floor line, and go up wall ( above sink height ) and then go around wall and tie into 3 inch stack that vents through roof?
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    thks jim. its 3inch and slopes down. the sink...

    thks jim. its 3inch and slopes down. the sink was clogged but I don't think it extended all the way to the main drain but I could be wrong.

    based on diagram if everything was to be redone could...
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    Thks all for the replys. I will look into...

    Thks all for the replys. I will look into getting line cleaned. Mike what does fixing it properly look like? Just want to know what iam up against. In the diagram I gave, where would vents go? I...
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    Toliet waste backing up.

    Attached is diagram for existing bathroom ( as best I can remember, its been 20 yrs )

    Problem i'am having is that some of the toilet waste is draining to shower trap. Toilet is new with a good...
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    Flushing the toilet causes the trap in the shower...

    Flushing the toilet causes the trap in the shower to gurgle. Would it be due to a stronger flush with new toilet?
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    The shower and sink don't have vents. It was...

    The shower and sink don't have vents. It was never a problem before with the old toliet but since I put this one on it is back flowing to shower. At the time it was done 20 yrs ago i was told ( by...
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    Well finally got back to project after busy...

    Well finally got back to project after busy summer...secured inner flange to tile, bought a kohler cimarron, installed fine, good flush but then trouble. I have the shower pipe exposed ( cause...
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    Took Terry's advise and simply cut the flange off...

    Took Terry's advise and simply cut the flange off ( 4 inch grinder on a down ward slice too pipe ) pulled off in small sections and put in inner flange, fit no prob to tile. Iam an over thinker to...
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    How deep is the seat of the flange on the pipe?...

    How deep is the seat of the flange on the pipe? 1/2inch?

    Will the inside cutter go through pipe then flange then bite into concrete a bit to pull glued assemble out??? Never used one... Then...
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    I took another pic from side view but Iam on i...

    I took another pic from side view but Iam on i phone and not sure how to upload. But the flange is not on the tile surface nor anchored ( 1/2 inch gap on high side 1/4 inch on low side ) and it...
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    After cutting could I not chisel around pipe to...

    After cutting could I not chisel around pipe to give me clearance for a regular outside fit flange? How much distance or rather depth is needed to seat flange?
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    Got it 3" .... So I would cut the pipe...

    Got it

    3" .... So I would cut the pipe roughly the distance it is high? It's higher on one side so I assume I have to cut at the lowest distance and shim the diff?

    With a smaller opening...
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    whats the best method to cut it off? not sure...

    whats the best method to cut it off? not sure best how to get in there, do i have the room. heres a pic20853

    sorry novice here! lol
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    Ahh plexiglass, good call. Time to go see my...

    Ahh plexiglass, good call. Time to go see my buddy's at the hockey rink to get some used plastic boards or glass and my wood working buddy to jig it up and get his bits ready! Lol

    Man, lot easier...
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    Sorry wjc, I see what u mean. I rechecked and if...

    Sorry wjc, I see what u mean. I rechecked and if I use 1/2 inch plywood or something else 1/2 inch it will come half way up flange on low side and come to bottom of flange on high side.

    Reason...
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    Or the corian or dura rock ?

    Or the corian or dura rock ?
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    Yes the bottom of it is above finished floor ......

    Yes the bottom of it is above finished floor ... About 5/16 on the low side and 5/8 on the high side ... And Iam talking from bottom of flange to finished tile floor.

    So if I put a piece of 5/8...
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    Toilet flange dilemma

    New to site. Great info.
    I have a high and out of level, unsecured flange over slightly unlevelled finished basement tiled floor. Wow lol

    I would prefer not to raise floor because i dont have...
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