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The name for the wax seal for a toilet is a wax toilet ring. Some people also call this item a toilet wax bowl gasket.

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Will a leak in the wax ring of the toilet interfere with the flushing pressure of a toilet?

The wax ring is just to seal the toilet to the drain. It has no effect on the flushing.


You have replaced the wax seal in your toilet about six times in the last year since total rehab you understand the plumber installed a toto toilet is that a potential cause of your problems?

Do not use silicone at the base of the toilet after seating the wax ring. You must use grout. The rocking of the toilet will wear the wax ring seal.


What is the correct wax seal for a toilet flange that sits flush with the subfloor?

I would get the extra thick one. You should have to push down on the toilet to make the wax ring seal. If the toilet sits on the floor by itself, stack 2 rings on top of each other.


How does a wax seal goes bad?

Either it was not thick enough to start with to make a good seal or the toilet was not bolted down tight and that allowed the toilet to rock. Each time it rocks a little water and debris get between the seal and the toilet. Eventually the seal leaks.


Toilet flange is below the tile and 1 wax seal does not touch both the toilet and the flange Will two wax seals work?

yes....2 or 3 seals stacked


Why is there a foul smell by the toilet?

A foul smell near the toilet can be due to a variety of reasons such as a clog in the plumbing system, a leak in the wax seal around the base of the toilet, or a buildup of bacteria in the pipes. It is important to investigate the source of the smell to determine the appropriate solution.


How much does a plumber cost to replace wax seal on toilet?

depending on your area, $80.00 on up.


Causes of a toilet leak at the base?

Wax ring is leaking. Wasn't thick enough to begin with, bolts were not tightened down enough, bolts broke or rusted off, flange the bolts hook into broke, floor rotted from another leak and let the toilet rock and break the seal on the wax ring. Could be any one of these or two combined.


How much does a plumber charge to change the wax seal on a toilet?

Usually that would be 1 or 2 hours.


What is the cost to replace a toilet wax seal?

its only about 20 dollars go to a menards or home depot and buy the right size wax ring


Will a toilet flange at three eighth of an inch above a finished floor seat wax seal to toilet properly using a Kohler toilet?

Yes As long as the flange does not hold the toilet off the floor it will be fine.


Why is My toilet is leaking at the screws of the tank?

Most likely you have to replace the wax seal. You can do this by going to the hardware store and buying a wax seal in the plumbing department. Next, you turn off the water to the toilet ( empty it by flushing it AFTER you have the water off). Now, you unscrew the screws on the base of the toilet, next you lift the toilet off . Now, you will see the old wax seal. Remove it. Put the new one on. Replace the toilet, redo the screws, start the water back. You should be ready to go. You can also call a plumber in to do it for a 60.00 service call and his labor would probably cost you a 100.00 to 150.00. I know all of this because I have replaced 3 wax seals.