(206) 949-5683, Top Rated Plumber, Seattle
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: replacement toilet flange issue. Please help if you can

  1. #1
    DIY Junior Member chriss_1's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    NH
    Posts
    1

    Default replacement toilet flange issue. Please help if you can

    Hi All.

    I'm struggling with an issue I've not come across before. Removed laminate floor and found rot in flooring around area of toilet and near flange (PVC with what I believe was a cast iron ring. very rusted). In order to remove the rotted flooring, I carefully cut and pried up the ring and was going to use the Oatey 2-piece replacement ring.

    The ring is a touch too big and wont properly surround the pvc lip. The OD of the pvc pipe is about 4 1/2 +/-" and the ID of the replacement flange is 5".

    Any ideas/thoughts? The house was built in the 1980 and all in all quality materials were used in the building of the house.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2
    Forum Admin, Expert Plumber Terry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Bothell, Washington
    Posts
    14,208
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default

    I normally leave the old ring in place to secure the flange, and if it's rusted out, use a repair ring more like this to hold the bolts.
    http://www.pascospecialty.com/spotli...pid=2&issue=33

    If you are replacing wood though, you may want to replace the entire PVC flange, this time using a stainless steel outer ring.

Similar Threads

  1. Toilet Flange Issue
    By jrgallant in forum Toilet Forum discussions
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 01-24-2009, 05:46 AM
  2. Toilet Flange Issue
    By 01sesedan in forum Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & Tricks
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 09-17-2008, 07:38 AM
  3. Toilet Flange Repair Issue
    By adambrich in forum Toilet Forum discussions
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-13-2008, 01:14 PM
  4. Closet Flange Replacement Issue
    By cmhealy in forum Toilet Forum discussions
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-01-2007, 05:12 PM
  5. Toilet flange issue...
    By Polekat in forum Toilet Forum discussions
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 09-21-2006, 09:21 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •