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Toilet - increasing soil pipe angle to improve exit of #2s

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by headache5678, 9 Nov 2008.

  1. headache5678

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    I would like to raise my toilet pan say 20mm higher to improve exit strategy of unwanted lurkers (number 2s) and to tile the floor.

    I am comfortable dealing with the inlet and overflow water pipes but I am unclear what to do about the large diameter soil outlet pipe. Do I need to somehow chop it off and install another one ?
     
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    It depends on the exit route of the exhaust....

    Some pans are hopeless, the submarines just won't leave the pen.
     
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    You may be able to replace the pan connector (between the soil pipe and pan) with an offset connector. 20mm is quite a common offset.
    Some makes cater for up to 100mm offset.

    I don't know whether it will help clear the pan. That may be down to a wonderful piece of water-saving regulation that reduced cistern capacities from 9 to 6 litres. It apears to save 3 litres of water each flush, but now you often have to flush the thing twice to clear it, using 12 litres of water. :rolleyes:
     

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