It is important to remember that a toilet is always set on top of flooring and not directly on the subfloor. If replacement tile is being installed, the correct procedure involves removing the toilet, installing the tile and reinstalling the toilet.
When installing floor tiles, mark the location of the drain pipe and water feed, then cut the flooring as needed. Any rough cuts will be hidden by the toilet and the escutcheon of the feed pipe. This looks tidier and seals better than cutting around the toilet base. Setting a toilet on flooring also distributes the weight of the toilet on the floor. Remember to shut off the water supply before removing the toilet.Learn More
Removal of vinyl siding begins with locating the damaged vinyl you wish to remove. Detach the pieces next to the damaged piece to create room for its removal. Remove the anchoring nails and then extract the damaged vinyl siding.Full Answer >
To weld plastic, clean it with rubbing alcohol, drill holes at the ends of the crack, and warm the edges with a hair dryer. Melt plastic scraps with a torch lighter, and fill the crack with the melted plastic. Warm the repair with a blow dryer, and smooth with a spoon.Full Answer >
Materials required to hang plasterboard include adhesive, nails, fiberglass tape, and jointing compound. Tools required are a hammer, tape measure, hand saw, keyhole saw, mitre box, trimming knife, sanding float, broad knives, corner tool, straight edge, trestles and a plank.Full Answer >
To stain a hardwood floor, sand and vacuum it, mop the floor, stain it, wait 24 hours, and apply two coats of clear finish. This four-day project requires sandpaper, a floor sander, a vacuum, water, a mop, rags, wood stain, clear wood finish, a paint roller and rubber gloves.Full Answer >