Turn the toilet sideways, or get a different toilet,. Some take more
space than others. Standard is 12 inches center of pipe to finished
wall, but there are 10 inch offset units available.The Cadet Pro Ada
is available in 10 inch elongated., so is the American Standard Cadet
3. The Kohler Cimmaron round is also available in 10 - likely lots of
others. You can not put your 12 inch toilet in, even with an ofset
flange, and have it flush reliably.
On 4/15/2015 2:14 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
LOL! For a reliable flush with the offset flange, all he needs is a
simple sign "Number 1 ONLY!" If he has guests that cannot read, stretch
a piece of screen across the top of the bowl to discourage repeat offenders.
On 4/26/2016 12:04 AM, email@example.com wrote:
Sounds like you didn't measure the rough-in before purchasing your
toilet. The the rough-in is the distance from the wall behind the
toilet to the middle of the waste pipe the toilet will fit over. The
current standard is a 12-inch rough-in, but older homes often have a
10-inch rough-in. You should always measure the rough-in before buying
a new toilet, to make sure you get one that will fit the space.
You'll need to pull the toiler and purchase one that fits the space.
Your local store may have one in stock, or they may have to special
order it for you. If it's a two-piece toilet, you could look for a
smaller, narrower tank designed to fit toilets in mobile homes or RVs
and see if you can make it fit to the existing stool portion of your
current toilet. But installing a toilet sized to fit the space is the
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