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    DIY Junior Member creekgold's Avatar
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    Default how long for the wax ring to seat completely?

    we are hanging a wall mount American Standard toilet and wonder how long it takes the wax ring to totally fit in..hours or minutes?

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    Bolt it down, use it...there is no wait. If it leaks, something wasn't done right.
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    Retired Defense Industry Engineer; Schluter 2.5-day Workshop Completed 2013, 2014

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    I don't use wax rings on wall mount toilets.
    At least use a wax and urethane ring...

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