Replacing toilet over rotted subfloor
Posted by Charmaine, reply by Bud...Suncoast Plumbing Inc. on November 01, 1998 at 12:47:41:
I'm repacing a toilet (the old one leaked). Found that the sub-floor was rotted & needs to be replaced. How do I remove the flange to put it on top of the new sub-floor? Charmaine

Charmaine:--If it's a cast iron flange, you can very carefully drill out the lead caulking out of
the joint, and simply remove. It may require a deep seal replacement closet flange if there is a considerable change in elevation.
If its'plastic, cut it off flush with the floor,and use one that slips inside or over the pipe...Lots of luck with your project...Bud


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