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How To Deal With Broken Toilet Flanges

July 27th, 2014 by

We lose water in our homes through many ways. For instance, a toilet that is leaking wastes a lot of water. Yet, it is also a situation that puts your health at risk. Having a leaky toilet is unhygienic. The central question is how to find the best repairer. It is therefore imperative to note that Emergency plumber is currently the breast experts to deal with this kind of issue. They have the best experts, services and tools to deal with all your plumbing needs.

To deal with broken toilet flanges, it is good to clean off the wax residue fast. You need mineral spirits to do this. Moreover, the water closet bolts slot needs to mark the respective screw locations. This is easy if you opt to set a ring over the flange for reinforcement purposes. The next procedure is to drill a hole right through the clearance. This can be done through the tile or the masonry.

In order to perform these tasks, you need to have the right equipment and tools at hand. The hammer drill and a masonry bit is ail you need. There are flanges that are built on concrete. They may be difficult to deal with if you do not have the right tools. In this case, you will need concrete screws in order to drill pilot holes.

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