The toilet should be supported by a ring of plaster of Paris under it.
So, insert some wedges and get the position where you want it. Mix up
the plaster and pack it under the thrown. It will become rock hard
shortly. Note the wax ring has nothing to do with support -- it simply
seals so sewer gas doesn't escape.
If you have a wood subfloor, you should treat the water leak with great
urgency. I'd wager that a little bit of water is leaking out with each flush
(after a 'lot of activity' enough leaked water has built up to leak out from
under the toilet). Since you have tile, you will most likely find a rough
cutout around the flange (the toilet's drain hole in the floor) where some
subfloor is exposed, which will inevitably suffer from water damage.
Tile sometimes causes sealing problems because of it's thickness and
standard wax rings aren't always enough to bridge the gap between the flange
and the toilet base. Use an extra thick ring, or in an extreme case (thick
tile like travertine on top of 1/2" concrete backerboard on top of wood
subfloor) you may have to stack rings.
Water comes out?
Change your bees wax ring. Those rings are supposed to last 10 years,
but I'd put it on your maintenance schedule for review every 5 years or
Leakage is gross and can result in dry rot.
That's the first time in my life I've ever heard anyone say that a wax
ring has an expected lifetime that short when installed under a toilet
that's properly seated.
What kind of failure mode occurs?
Can you offer a cite, perhaps from a wax ring supplier, which states that?
First, the wax ring is shot and needs to be replaced and any water
I heard a pro plumber recommend using pennies to shim toilets on uneven
tile floors (uneven tile, not uneven floor, which is a bigger problem).
likely a broken cracked flange or bolt:(
My mom didnt and had to replace entire bathroom floor including all new
tile. the water leak gets into the plywood delaminates and rots floor.
can cost thousands to fix if let go.
pull toilet, new wax ring check bolts and flange, repair floor if
YOU NEED TO FIX THIS IMMEDIATELY!
Well one thing you can do is ask chicks to come over to your place. Tell
them your toilet ROCKS! When you say it, hold your hand up with the
forefinger and pinky sticking up like the devil's horns sign. Chicks will
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