Replacing Wall Hung with an UltraMax

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by StillLearnin, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. StillLearnin

    StillLearnin New Member

    Aug 8, 2008
    I am looking to replace a couple of old American Standard toilets with a Toto Ultramax. Obviously there is a significant plumbing effort involved, given one is a wall mounted toilet and the other floor mounted.

    How big a deal is it to change the plumbing?

    We had a wall mounted toilet downstairs as well and I replaced it with the Geberit Tessera. Loved the look of no visible tank and the shape of the bowl. I have heard people suggest the Duravit as an option, but it does not look as clean as the Geberit. So I feel that there is no suitable wall hung replacements.

    Thanks in advance for your guidance!
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    I have removed wall hung plumbing and changed it to floor plumbing. It depends on your situation. Do you have a means of draining if you move it. How is the access for changing the pipes.
    You will need to go back and patch walls,
    That would be a nice on site inspection for somebody.

    The Gerberit inwall tank works with several brands of bowls.
    The do have the looking good thing going for them.
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    If the piping was installed to take advantage of the wall hung configuration, then converting it to a floor mount toilet can be an extensive remodel.
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