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    How can I fix a wobbly toilet?

    Plumbers

    What steps should I take to fix a wobbly toilet? What steps should I take to fix a wobbly toilet?

    Asked by Adam on 15th Mar 2022
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    Camb plumb

    "Hi Adam.

    Usually, take out the old screws and replace them with better fixings. It could be that the floorboards are rotten so you will not get a good fixing in that case you will need to remove the toilet replace the rotten boards then refix the toilet and screws. Regards Steven"

    Answered on 15th Mar 2022 - Member since Sep 2021 - report
    Jamie Parsons

    "Either screw the toliet down or put some mastic round the edge to seal it"

    Answered on 15th Mar 2022 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    MKB HANDYMAN SERVICES

    "Either attach pan to the floor with screws and raw plugs if not already attached that way or reattach with new screws and plugs if they have rotted or failed."

    Answered on 2nd Apr 2022 - Member since May 2021 - report
    NR2 plumbing and heating

    "There should be screws to tighten but be very careful this is the easiest way to crack the pan"

    Answered on 15th Mar 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
    Velocity Plumbing and Heating

    "Most toilets have at least 2 fixing holes that should be used to fix a toilet firmly to the floor. Care must be taken though when attempting to do this to avoid damaging any water or heating pipes that might be underneath. You might also be able to use a sanitary silicone to fill any gaps in the base, which when left undisturbed for around 48 hours, should be set firmly enough to prevent any movement in the toilet pan."

    Answered on 19th May 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report
    T foy plumbing

    "You need to screw the toilet down or silicone it down"

    Answered on 15th Mar 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    Swanbridge Property Services

    "It depends if the floor is wood or concrete, if it’s timber the floor could be rotten, so you would need to replace the floor, if it’s concrete you should be able to rawl plugs and screws. If you drill 6mm hole into the floor and add plugs and then use pan fixing kit."

    Answered on 5th Apr 2022 - Member since Aug 2018 - report
    M& A Builders

    "depending on whether its on concrete or timber I would take out the toilet if the screw keeps turning and don't tighten and redo the whole thing and silicone around if necessary"

    Answered on 16th Mar 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report

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