Down and Dirty Toilet Replacement

Using screwdriver to tighten bolts on toilet seat.

Step #8: Install Toilet Seat

While some toilets come with a seat, many do not. Make sure the seat you buy is made to fit the shape of the toilet bowl.

How to install a toilet seat:

  1. Position Toilet Seat: Place the toilet seat on the bowl, and insert the seat bolts through the holes in the seat and toilet bowl.
  2. Attach Toilet Seat Bolts: Screw the nuts on the seat bolts and tighten until the seat is snug.

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  • MARGEY Says:
    December 19th, 2015 at 9:09 am

    Is there a difference in the type of wax rings for the toilet? The one I have is over 40 years old.

  • Allen Ricketts Says:
    July 12th, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Love the show!!!! especially on organization in the garage.

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    Ben Erickson Says:
    March 11th, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Try carefully tightening the toilet bolts that hold the toilet to the floor up, but don’t overdo it as it could crack the porcelain bowl. If that doesn’t help, put a shim between the floor and toilet.

  • J. Vaccari Says:
    February 12th, 2014 at 5:27 pm

    The toilet rocks- what can I do?

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Down and Dirty Toilet Replacement