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Posted by pb on June 23rd, 2000 12:15 AM
In reply to flange problem by md on June 22nd, 2000 10:32 PM [Go to top of thread]

I solved that problem by raising the toilet with a piece of plywood cut to the exact shape of the toilet base, so it supported the entire perimeter of the fixture, with a hole to accomodate the flange and closet bolts. To avoid the new problems I had down the road, I suggest using a waterproof material, maybe wonderboard or a Hardiepanel. You can caulk the joint for appearance, but leave at least the back uncaulked; you'll want to know if there's a leak.

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