replacement toilet

I have a ground floor toilet that has not been used for many, many years I wish to now have a new toilet fitted, will it involve much work to connect it to the waste pipe as it has not been used for such a long time.

Asked by Michelle on 3rd Oct 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"It doesn’t matter that it has not be used for many years the waste pipe will still be fine to connect on to."
Answered on 28th Nov 2023 - Member since May 2023 - report
"It shouldn’t be a problem. You will need a new on connector when replacing the toilet"
Answered on 7th Nov 2023 - Member since Sep 2023 - report
"Most likely it will be a normal fitting depending on what is there st the moment you may need some additional fittings"
Answered on 6th Oct 2023 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
"Shouldn't be too much of a problem go to a decent shop and request a toilet waste ,when fitting attach to back of toilet first should be stiff pulling over so the rubber seal locks correctly then literally slide the spring like end into the soil waste stack"
Answered on 3rd Oct 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"Hi good afternoon
Could you please send me a photo off the w/c please so I can give you some idea

Many thanks
Answered on 3rd Oct 2023 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
"Hello Michelle,to be honest i will need to come over and see for myself what needs doing.joe"
Answered on 3rd Oct 2023 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
"Before spending any money on a new toilet get the pipe work cleaned and make sure it is still connected to the main drain you could have a subsided drain or root penetration camera look and see survey is the better way after having it cleaned"
Answered on 3rd Oct 2023 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Should be fairly straight forward especially with there being a toilet there historically."
Answered on 9th Oct 2023 - Member since Sep 2023 - report
"No that’s an easy replacement. Pull the old toilet out, purchase a new toilet, new seat. Also do not forget to get a new pan connector and make sure the look at the pipe work as that may need altering to accommodate the new toilet."
Answered on 3rd Oct 2023 - Member since Oct 2023 - report
"Hello, can’t give you an accurate answer and I’ll need to come and see it 1st and see what needs to be done, or possible send me pictures and we’ll go from there. Many thanks"
Answered on 3rd Oct 2023 - Member since Sep 2023 - report
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