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wax seal?

Posted by ron on August 17th, 1999 10:15 AM
In reply to Toilet odor by steve on August 16th, 1999 08:22 PM [Go to top of thread]

My guess is when the toilet was replaced, the wax roap seal around the base was not installed properly, and is allowing septic gas out. The wax seal must provide an air-tight seal around the sewer flange. If its water-tight but nut air-tight, you will smell shit.
In my house, the flange was too low and I could not get a good seal. Had to raise the flange, then reseal and mount the toilet.
Anyway, that's my guess.

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