closet flange screws

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  1. jwray

    jwray New Member

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    OK, this is probably a simple question, but here it is anyway :eek:

    Are there special screws to use to screw the closet flange to the plywood floor?

    If not what type of screw is correct to use?

    Thanks,
    Joel
     
  2. slb

    slb New Member

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    I'm no expert, but I think you should useing stainless steel or brass wood screws so that there is no risk of rust.

    regards,
    Steve
     
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  4. Gary Swart

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    Stainless steel is my preference.
     
  5. jwray

    jwray New Member

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    Size?

    Thanks guys. Is there a particular size that is used?
     
  6. slb

    slb New Member

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    I recently used 2" long #10 stainless wood screws to mount a toilet flange, but it looks like #12 would also easily have fit.

    -Steve
     
  7. Gary Swart

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    I'd use the largest diameter that the flange would take. They should be long enough to go through the subfloor.
     
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