How far from the wall should you install a toilet?

Answer When planning to install a toilet, measure the space between the bolts at the rear of the toilet and the wall. This measurement is called the rough-in. Most toilets have a 12-inch rough-in.Source:H... Read More »

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How do you replace a ceramic wall mounted toilet paper holder that fell off the wall?

scrape out the old thin set that held it in clean up the area where it came out and use more thin set to adhere it back into the space.

How do I install a toilet seat on a Kohler 1 piece toilet?

Measure The BowlMeasure the distance from the toilet seat hinge post holes on the back of the bowl, to the front center of the bowl. If the distance is approximately 18 1/2 inches, install an elong... Read More »

Is it necessary when raising a load bearing wall 4 feet to install a new beam in the exact spot where the wall originally was?

that depends: if it's carrying old dimensional lumber floor or ceiling joists that are lapped at the wall, yes. if it's carrying floor or roof trusses, you may be able to get a repair detail from... Read More »

If I install a hardwood floor over wall-to-wall carpeting will I have the best of both worlds The look and?

If you're just prepared to go one step further, i.e. pouring self-levelling concrete over the carpet and PAINTING it to look like wood, you'll have durability and easy maintenance too!