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    Default Any tips on how to tighten a toilet to the flange without cracking the toilet base?

    Any tips on how to tighten a toilet to the flange without cracking the toilet base?

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    When you set the toilet, it should be pushed down into the wax ring with your body weight. Flange bolts are not intended to pull the toilet down, just to hold it. Therefore, you only tighten the bolts to snug. They do not need to be torqued with a breaker bar.

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