Rough In

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by steelcable97, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. steelcable97

    steelcable97 New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2008
    I want to replace two toilets.

    The rough in distances are 11in for the first, and 13 1/2 for the other.

    I want to get an American Standard Cadet 3. Can I use a 12 inch rough in?

    Thanks.
     
  2. krow

    krow Plumber

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2008
    Occupation:
    Plumber
    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    The absolute minimum roughin to a finished wall for a cadet 3 is 11 1/4" (this will be very tight, but will fit)
    . However, a good plumber will make an 11" roughin fit. You can steal/cheat from the bowl and tank installation
     
  3. Sponsor

    Sponsor Paid Advertisement

     
  4. Johnnie_Rocket

    Johnnie_Rocket New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2008
    I've seen offset flanges in home stores that look like it sets the flange a little further (or closer) to the wall. Can this be a solution? I've used my new Cadet 3 a few more times and still like it but buyers should be aware of a potential for poor china build tolerance.
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2008
  5. krow

    krow Plumber

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2008
    Occupation:
    Plumber
    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    Thats a possible solution, assuming you have access to the vertical part of the drain and you have enough depth/space between your new offset flange and the existing 90 degree fitting below the floor. This flange will allow you to gain up to 1 1/2"
     
Similar Threads: Rough
Forum Title Date
Toilet Forum discussions Help me select a toilet for 14" rough-in please Thursday at 7:44 AM
Toilet Forum discussions Toto soirée with 13 inch rough in can I squeeze the 14 unifit or stick with the 12 Jan 1, 2015
Toilet Forum discussions Rough in for water supply toilet Dec 24, 2014
Toilet Forum discussions 11.5" rough in after wall tile...arrrgh Nov 3, 2014
Toilet Forum discussions Installing a toilet with 12" rough in Oct 15, 2014

Share This Page