I just pulled up all the old tile, and took the toilet out.
I have never removed/installed a toilet before.
I noticed a foam ring on top of the drain. I thought this was supposed
to be a wax seal?
I broke the mounting bolts for the toilet, is this a big deal?
You should replace the seal anytime you remove the toilet. Take the
foam seal off. If tiling in the area of where the toilet
was........then you need the biggest/tallest wax seal when
re-installing the toilet......if you dont get the bigger one......then
it will not be sealed correctly. ......(you will be raising the height
of the toilet from the flange).
Some tiles are pourous, and can absorb the oils in a wax ring. So
alternate seals(foam, rubber,etc) are used to protect the tiles.
Just what I saw on a tv show.
tom @ www.Consolidated-Loans.info
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