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Old 02-09-2009, 11:37 AM   #1
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Stool from wall question

How far does a stool have to be from a wall to install it?

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A standard stool has a 12" rough-in to the center of the waste pipe. I always go a bit more, 1/2" to 3/4". In my parents house had the tank basically resting "on the wall" and it was forever causing problems with mold on the drywall when the tank would sweat in the summer time....and I wanted there to be some space for ventilation behind the tank.

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