How to properly install a new toilet bowl

In those cases when there is a desire to save on services of experts or simply to master the new building skill, the information on how to install a toilet bowl is useful.

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What you need to install

Before installing the toilet with your own hands, you need to take care of a number of tools:Punch or percussion drill;Drill with a diameter of 8-10 mm (depending on the diameter of the dowel fastening of the toilet);
Tile (if the installation is made on a tiled or ceramic slab);
Set of wrenches;

Sealant (either in a special tube or together with a pistol for sealant);
Screwdrivers (flat or cross-shaped, depending on the design of the toilet);
123X100 Rubber Cuff (if you need to connect to a cast-iron socket);
A set of fasteners for the installation of toilets (if it is not included);
Rags and a tank to drain the remaining water from the old toilet.

How to properly install a new toilet bowl

Before you install the toilet, you need to do some preparatory work. For example, it is necessary to decide, what exactly to connect a new toilet with a socket of a sewer. Possible options are:

Corrugated cuff. This method is most economical, but in this case the toilet can not be attached closely to the socket. This is important if the bathroom is small.

Straight cuff. Firmly and tightly connects the bowl of the structure with the socket of the sewer system.

Eccentric cuff. It is convenient if the connection centers of the system and the socket are shifted.
It is advisable to replace the old flexible water liner. The selection of the liner is based on the distance from the connections on the cold water pipe to the connection of the toilet inlet mechanism. To this length it is necessary to add 15-20 SM.

If necessary it is necessary to buy in advance adapters on a carving in places of connection from flax or fum a tape.

If there is a wooden stand under the old toilet, it must be removed. It will help in this nail-hammer or perforator. It is possible to make up the formed emptiness by cement structure, preferably fast hardening, and Shpatelem.

Installing the toilet with your own hands

Dismantling of the old toilet

First you need to shut down the water. Detach the flexible liner, flush the water from the toilet.
Then you need to detach the drain tank. You can gently, and you can and using a hammer (in case the old toilet is no longer needed).
Quickly remove the toilet can be with a hammer and perforator.

Be careful that the splinters do not fall into the sewer system, apply the tools in the place of fastening the toilet to the floor and the interface of the device with sewerage. Then the old bowl should be removed by pouring out the water that remained.

Removing the wooden board and leveling the floor

After the old toilet is removed, you need to thoroughly clean the sewer from dirt and rust. Place the rubber spiral cuff 123×100 in the bell, pre-coated with sanitary sealant.
Then to plug a hole a rag, that smells did not hinder further work.
Next you need to remove the wooden board and pour the resulting void of the composition.
Level the floor with a spatula.

Marking and installation of dowels

Put the bowl of new toilet on the planned place. Make the markings through the holes in the bowl on the floor to see where to drill. Apertures in a bowl of a toilet are located at an angle, in this case to drill also it is necessary at an angle.
Having carried out the marking, the toilet can be removed. Further it is necessary to drill apertures in previously planned places and to insert a dowel.

Fastening of toilet drain tank

How to properly install a new toilet bowl

In accordance with the instructions attached to the toilet, you need to install the valve drain tank. There are some peculiarities in this procedure.

It is necessary to tighten the nuts of a drain and a filling valve manually, simultaneously with it keeping the valve, thus protecting it from cranking and possibility of damage of a gasket.

The valves should be installed so that during operation movable elements do not touch each other and the wall of the tank.

In case of uncertainty as the walls of the tank and gaskets should be applied sanitary sealant.
The drain mechanism is manufactured in a collapsible type to facilitate the installation process.

Bowl installation

The connecting cuff is fastened by a petal part on a transition cuff 123×100, inserted in the pre-processed sealant of a bell. The bowl outlet is inserted into the transition cuff until it stops.

It is necessary to crank the cuff so that the bowl of the toilet has a smooth position, and all holes of the fastenings coincided.

To the surface of the floor the bowl is fastened with screws with plastic washers. In cases when the surface of a floor uneven, it is necessary to use linings from pieces of plastic for leveling of a toilet before finally to tighten it.

How to properly install a new toilet bowl

Connection of bowl and drain tank

Before installing the drain tank on the bowl of the structure, you need to put a gasket between them. For reliability and avoidance of displacement of a gasket it is better to glue it to a bowl a sealant beforehand.

Fasten the tank on the bowl and tighten the screws evenly. After that, install the tank lid and the drain button. Then fasten the flexible liner.

Verifying system operation

At the end of all works it is necessary to carry out check-to collect water in a tank and to make a test drain. The amount of water to be drained can be regulated, as it is written in the instructions.
Inspect all the elements for no leaks. If they occur, check the strength of the tension and if necessary disassemble the knot, re-process the sealant, then tighten as it should.
If the reason for the malfunction of the part is to purchase a new part and replace.

Final stage

Install the toilet seat and fill the gap between the toilet and the floor sealant.

It is easy to do such work with your own hands if you adhere to the above recommendations and rules. Good luck!

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