Toilet drain - trap or no trap?

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by mwolf1954, Sep 22, 2005.

  1. mwolf1954

    mwolf1954 New Member

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    Regarding my new toilet drain, do I need to have a trap just below the toilet or is a trap not needed at all?
  2. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    toilet

    The toilet is designed with an internal trap.
    A trap is a water seal and that's why you see water in the toilet.
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