FAQs About Toilet Installation: Your Questions, Answered

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If you’re planning to install a new toilet in your home, choosing to have a professional handle the job will help ensure that the process goes smoothly. However, you likely have questions about the toilet installation process. Our team at Ace Hardware Home Services wants to provide the answers you need, so below, you’ll find answers to some of the common toilet installation questions our customers ask.

FAQs About Toilet Installation: Your Questions, Answered

Can you also inspect the relevant existing plumbing and make repairs or updates before installing the new toilet?

Absolutely. We want to ensure that your new toilet installation goes smoothly and that we leave you with a setup that you can depend on for a long time. We’re happy to do an assessment of your current setup, offer suggestions, and make repairs as needed.

What are rough-in dimensions, and how do they impact my new toilet installation?

The rough-in dimensions are the distance from the wall to the center of the toilet flange. They will vary depending on the size and shape of your bathroom, so calculating them is important for ensuring that you find a new toilet that is the proper size and fits comfortably in your bathroom.

How long does a toilet installation usually take?

It can vary, but this service typically takes a few hours, most often between two to four.

Do I need any other accessories or upgrades along with my toilet installation?

We are happy to assess the condition of elements like the wax ring or seal, bolts, supply line, and more. If replacing or upgrading them would be beneficial, we will let you know and make our expert recommendations.