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Old 03-16-2006, 11:02 AM   #1
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A couple nights ago I started having toilet/sewer issues for the second time in less than a week. I called Roto Rooter out (also for the second time), hoping they were not going to charge me another $300.00 for their work...

After this second assessment, the Roto Rooter man suggested we get a new toilet. So that's what I did yesterday. I knew how to install the toilet because I learned how to do it a few months ago, BUT...previous idiots, er...owners of the house did something stupid with the ceramic tile around the toilet -- they put the toilet in first, and then tiled up to it...leaving a depression in the floor where the old toilet was. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?

It looks like I'll be taking out the bathroom tile. I wanted to eventually, but it looks like it will be done sooner than later. Add another one to the list of ever growing projects!

Regardless, I am mighty proud of myself for removing the old toilet and installing the new one. (Oh, and it even WORKS! Ha.)

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Old 03-17-2006, 12:50 AM   #2
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Hardly clueless anymore, way to go LJ.

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Old 03-17-2006, 02:05 PM   #3
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LOL, run into frustrating things like this ALL the time!!

Good job swapping it out. just dont caulk the base, or at the very least leave the back half open/not caulked so if wax leaks you'll be able to tell before it's too late
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