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Old 11-23-2010, 09:04 PM   #1
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I'm installing backer board in a bthroom and i've already cut the pieces to fit where they need to go. Do you install the closet flange on top of the backer board or under it?

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Old 11-23-2010, 09:22 PM   #2
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I think ideally, you want to end up with the flange flush to your finished tile floor.

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Old 11-23-2010, 09:23 PM   #3
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bottom of flange should be flush with the finished floor
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Old 11-23-2010, 09:32 PM   #4
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Just to be sure, if the flange is on top of the cement backer board and I tile up to the flange, should I worry about water leaking from the toilet?
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Old 11-23-2010, 09:36 PM   #5
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I like to leave the flange loose enough so I can slide the tile under the flange. It should not leak if the toilet is installed correctly. I do not caulk around my toilet for a few weeks just so i can check and make sure it is not leaking.
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I'm also putting a Pedestal sink in, should I install the pedastal ontop of the Backer board or tile first and place the Pedastal on the tiles?
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Tile first then put sink in
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