On Wed, 4 Sep 2013 18:06:12 -0700 (PDT), email@example.com wrote:
Bolts are loose from cast iron or plastic flange. Rotted floor is soft,
so that makes it worse and since it's loose, water is probably leaking
around the wax ring which rots the floor more. I'd tell this to your
neighbor and suggest he fix it before it gets real bad and someone puts
their foot thru the floor. It happens! Not to mention that the cost to
repair it will get higher as the underlayment and sub-floor rots away.
At the very least, it should be unbolted, install a new wax ring, and
rebolt it, so it's tight. But if it was mine, I'd replace the bad part
of the floor right away too, otherwise it will have to be taken up a
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