Method 2. Installing the New Toilet. Replace the old flange around the drain opening with a new one. Fit a new wax ring around the bottom of the toilet bowl, just around its drainage hole. Ensure flange is tight to floor. Lift and place the toilet bowl over the anchor bolts protruding from the floor.
Modern toilets consist of two parts; the bowl and the water tank. The toilet bowl is installed first and is set on a drain pipe with a collar flange attachment. A wax .
turn off water at supply line and flush toilet. Disconnect the Water Supply. remove wax seal using putty knife. apply caulk around base of new bowl. place new wax ring between bolts. apply coat of plumber grease to spud washer. slide washer onto bolts and tighten nut by hand. check to see if toilet is level.
If there's a door near the toilet, also measure how far the bowl protrudes from the wall. If you are replacing a toilet with a standard bowl with an â€œelongatedâ€ model .