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timal79
Wax Seals for Toilets..

Hi All -

What are the signs that one should look for to determine to replace the wax seals on their toilet?

Thanks!

johnjh2o
Re: Wax Seals for Toilets..

Leaking around the base or excessive movement of the bowl.

timal79
Re: Wax Seals for Toilets..

Hi John!

Thanks for the response. No water (I guess @ this point), however, the toilet does move pretty good.

I see that there are different sizes (10, 3, etc....) How do I decipher which one that I need? Not sure if there are rules of thumbs or not.

Thanks,
Bill

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Wax Seals for Toilets..

What John said plus an odor....

dj1
Re: Wax Seals for Toilets..
timal79 wrote:

Hi John!

Thanks for the response. No water (I guess @ this point), however, the toilet does move pretty good.

I see that there are different sizes (10, 3, etc....) How do I decipher which one that I need? Not sure if there are rules of thumbs or not.

Thanks,
Bill

I don't know if you got your toilet fixed or not by now, but when you choose a wax ring, look at Sani Seal as well: it's waxless and one size fits all.

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Wax Seals for Toilets..

I do love me a SaniSeal. They are all we use. :)

Mastercarpentry
Re: Wax Seals for Toilets..

The numbers indicate thickness, "1`" being the thinnest seal. Big box stores carry up to a 3; for a 10 you'll have to go to a plumbing supply house.

Phil

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