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    How do I remove and replace a toilet seat?


    I have a damaged bathroom toilet seat which I need to remove to be replaced. I remember from previous houses’ toilets that there are usually screws fixing it into the toilet unit itself, but I don’t know how to reach this section to unscrew the seat.
    Is there any method that will apply to toilet seats?
    And am I right to assume that the new seat can just be screwed into the same sections of the toilet unit too? Or is there any additional steps to include?

    Asked by Kamil on 13th Jun 2019
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    Lunar builders/Flat pack assembly

    "Hi, there should be 2 nuts under the toilet seat were the holes are, unscrew them and the seat should come of and replace for new seat. If it’s a standard toilet that’s all you need to do.

    If the nuts are not visible and it’s a closed toilet seat you should have a button in the middle of the seat which you press in and lift the seat off. Pop the silver caps off and there will be 2 screws, undo them and the bolts come off.

    Hope this helps, please feel free to message if you need any help.


    Answered on 16th Jun 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    graham haddrell

    "If their are no screws to get too under neath, some seats can be removed from the top their is a panel that slides side ways it dosen't matter if you break the bracket on top its usually plastic fittings any way hope this helps"

    Answered on 19th Jun 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Jarvis decor

    "Nearly all modern seat are fixed the same way so it really should be a case of undoing the nuts and swapping seats."

    Answered on 25th Jul 2019 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
    RSS Porperty Maintenance

    "You just unscrew the old seat from underneath and re-screw the new seat on"

    Answered on 19th Aug 2019 - Member since Jul 2019 - report

    "Should be 2 wing nuts on rear of seat if newish will be plastic"

    Answered on 13th Jun 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report

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