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August 12, 2017 18:08

How to set the squat toilet


  • 1 Required items
  • 2 Preparation
  • 3 Dismantling
  • 4 Install toilet

Installing the toilet with their own hands - employment fairly complex, and will require certain skills andtools.However, if you do it yourself, then, first of all, you can save on a specialist, and secondly, to gain invaluable experience - because the new skills are always useful.

Toilets, because of its diversity, differ in the way of installation.The most common type is a floor.

Required items

Before you install the toilet with his hands, you want to make sure you have items that will be needed in this case:

  • Punch;
  • Boer;
  • and Adjustable wrench;
  • Hammer;
  • Screwdriver;
  • sealant;
  • translation sleeve for connection to a cast iron funnel;
  • capacity, which will drain the water from dismantled plumbing devices, as well as a cloth to wipe.


Before you change the toilet with their own hands, you will need to make the arrangements.First you need to determine the way in which the new device will be connected to the sewer.There are three variants of the cuff:

  • Crepe - this method of connection is the most cost-effective.However, the installation method may not be produced close to the sewer pipe.

Before you connect the toilet using corrugated sleeves, make sure that the room has the necessary space, equipment and comfortable fit.

  • Direct - a versatile way to connect, allow this reliably.If you have any hesitation in selecting the method of connection to the sewer, then this option - the best.
  • eccentric - the method of connection to the sewage system, convenient in the event that the drain socket and displaced centers.
Connecting the drain

Connection toilet drain via cuff

To properly set the toilet with his hands, it is advisable to dismantle the old liner and put the new one.Its length should be equal to the distance from the connection of water supply pipes to the toilet connection, plus a 15-20 cm.


Before you change the toilet need to dismantle the old.You will need:

  • Turn off the water supply;
  • Disable liner;
  • Pour the contents of the barrel;
  • Remove flank.If the old toilet is not planned to be used anywhere, it can be done with a hammer, otherwise it will have to act carefully;
  • Remove mounting tools with which promoted the bowl assembly, remove it by pouring the remaining water.

If dismantling of the old toilet decided to use brute force and use a hammer or a hammer, you should be careful to avoid contact with a variety of debris into drains, causing blockage.

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If under the old bowl there is some stand out of wood or other material, then it must be removed.The void that was left after the operation, should be filled with cement and leveled with a spatula.

Install toilet

  • Before you put the toilet on their own, be clean bell rust and dirt.Then you need to cover the sanitary sealant and connect the cuff.

When the toilet removed from the sewage smells out.So that they do not distract from work, sewer hole you need something close, for example, shut rags.

  • Installing the toilet with his hands continued marking dowel.To do this, put the cup in the place where it should be promoted the installation, and performed hole layout.For this marking drill holes and insert the dowels into the holes.

In some models, the holes are drilled at an angle.In this case, to install a toilet holes should be drilled at the same angle.

  • When plugs are inserted, the cup is put in its place, and is connected to the cuff of the sewer socket.Then twist the screws, which are put on plastic washers.

not properly once-tighten the screws.First you need to gently gain, and to assess precisely whether the installation is made.If not, align, substituting for it the lining of plastic.Only after that can be tightened.

Set bowl

Setting bowls made by marking

  • To install the toilet on their own need to reassemble the barrel, if it is delivered unassembled.Everything is done on the instructions supplied by the manufacturer.

All moving parts must not come into contact with each other or the walls of the tank drain.

  • The next phase - installation of drainage of the tank into the bowl.Fasteners typically produced by means of bolts, which should be uniformly tighten.When assembling promoted on tank dress cap and install drain button or lever.

recommended putting the gasket between the cup and sideways.To pad does not move, it is better to glue sealant.

  • final moment of self-installation toilet - connecting fittings.

Connecting fittings

eyeliner When connected, you should not rush to include water.First you need to check for damage to all construction sites visually.And only if we are sure that everything looks OK, you can open the water tank dial and try to wash off.If you have a leak, they should be eliminated.