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Install a toilet with bowl and tank

Design, trend or classic form, white or colored porcelain, there is a wide choice of bathrooms. suitable for all interior styles. The replacement of your old toilet. is not very complicated, the plumbing work is very limited. Make sure that the drain is properly connected so that you do not have to restart everything once the installation is complete...

Necessary material

  • Metre
  • Bubble level
  • Hammer
  • Flat key
  • screwdriver
  • PVC glue

Steps

  1. Preparation
  2. Fixing the toilet on the ground
  3. Installing the valve and float
  4. Connection

Preparation

Placing the drain pipe in the nozzle

Placing the drain pipe in the nozzle

1. Begin by inserting the drain pipe into the exhaust nozzle (or hose). Ask the toilet. on the ground, on the side, in order to measure the inside width of the base with a meter.

Assembly of the tank at the bowl

Assembly of the tank at the bowl

2. Ask the toilet. on the base and place the gasket on the drain hole of the tank which is at the back of the bowl. Install the tank at the back, taking care to insert the rods into the bowl mounting holes. Attach the tank to the bowl by screwing the butterflies onto the threaded rods.

Checking the horizontality of the bowl

Checking the horizontality of the bowl

3. Temporarily place the bowl outlet, located at the back of the toilet, into the drain pipe to check the horizontality of the bowl at the bubble level.

Fixing the toilet on the ground

Locating ground fixing holes

Locating ground fixing holes

1. Place adhesive paper on the floor, aligned with the edge of the base. Make a mark at the fixing holes in the base. Do the same on the other side.

Removing the bowl for tracing the right

Removing the bowl for tracing the right

2. Remove the toilet. and, using a ruler, draw a line connecting the two marks on the adhesive paper. In order to mark the location of the base fi xes, refer to the equivalent of half a width of plinth poured in from the previous marks.

Mark the piercing point

Mark the piercing point

3. Place a baseplate holder against one of the last marked marks and mark the piercing point. Do the same on the other side.

Screwing the mounting brackets

Screwing the mounting brackets

4. Remove the mounting brackets from the base and drill on the markers using a drill that is adapted to the nature of your floor and push the pins into the hammer. Install the pedestal brackets, aligning them with the holes you have just drilled. Screw them to the floor, first by hand, then with a wrench. Remove the adhesive paper.

Application of the fixing glue in the nozzle

Application of the fixing glue in the nozzle

5. Apply the PVC glue generously to the exhaust nozzle and insert the pipe. Set up the toilet by placing the outlet of the bowl in the drain pipe. Check the horizontality again using the bubble level.

Screwing the toilet on the mounting brackets

Screwing the toilet on the mounting brackets

6. Place the screws into the mounting holes in the base and screw them onto the mounting brackets. Place the covers on the screw heads.

Installing the valve and float

Screwing the nut to the thread

Screwing the nut to the thread

1. At the tank water inlet, insert the float nut and screw it to the thread.

Installation of the float valve

Installation of the float valve

2. Take the float valve and loosen the adjusting screw. Put it in the tank taking care to insert the float thread into the nut, then tighten. Tighten the float adjustment screw to the desired water level.

Connecting the water shutoff valve to the float valve

Connecting the water shutoff valve to the float valve

3. Place the gasket in the water shutoff valve, then connect it to the float valve. Screw by hand, then with a flat key.

Connection

Hose connection to the faucet

Hose connection to the faucet

1. Connect the shut-off valve to the water supply using a flexible hose. Clip the quick coupling of the flexible hose to the water inlet hose, then screw the hose nut onto the tank shut-off valve. First screw by hand, then with a wrench.

Opening of the water inlet

Opening of the water inlet

2. Open the general water supply and shut-off valve, the tank fills. Adjust the height of the water by tightening or loosening the float valve adjustment screw.

Unscrew the socket of the flush

Unscrew the socket of the flush

3. Unscrew the socket from the flush and install the tank lid. Insert the knob and screw it to the socket. The little hunt must be below the big hunt, towards you.

Flush test

Flush test

4. Run a flush operation test to check for leaks.

Pose the telescope

Setting up the telescope

Setting up the telescope

Take the cuvette and slide the threaded rods into the fixing holes in the bowl. Fit the telescope and secure it by screwing the butterflies from underneath the bowl.

(photos / visuals: © Castorama, except special mention)

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