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Quick question - fitting toilet pan to tiled floor

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by ucsman, 10 Dec 2009.

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    Hi Guys,

    Quick question for fitting a toilet to a tiled floor.
    I need to fit and mark the position for the base fixings before removing and drilling the holes for the plugs before refitting. Is it easier to fit the pan connector to the toilet and insert into the waste pipe or fit the connector to the waste pipe and slip the pan outlet onto it?
    I am presuming the latter with some silicon grease etc onto the pan outlet.
    Many thanks for the advice - fingers crossed bathroom project completed before xmas.
     
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    The latter. Silicon grease not required.
     
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    Many thanks - DIY Friday awaits :D
     
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    Top tip - stick a few layers of masking tape or gaffer tape roughly where the holes are going to be drilled. Position the pan (and attach the pan connector to make sure you'll have a positive fit), then you can stick nail of screw or something through the pan's screwholes to mark where you need to drill.

    Remove pan, and drill - the tape will help prevent the drill bit slipping.
     
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