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    Sep 17, 2007, 06:27 PM
    Concrete slab:Toilet flange below floor level
    I am Installing a hardwood floor on a concrete slab. In order for that type of installation I will need to build up the sub-floor with 1/4 plywood alone with 3/4 hardwood floor. I am installing this in the bathroom. The flange of for the toilet will be about an 1" below the floor level. How do I build the flange up to be floor level or Is there a wax ring out there I could use that would do the job? Please help
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    Sep 17, 2007, 06:48 PM
    Here's a link. You should be able to get these at your home center or plumbing supply store.

    "Closet flanges, plastic pipe hangers, plumbing specialty fittings, toilet flanges, tub trim kits, E-Z Access Panels & Storage Boxes" as manufactured by J-tec Products Co. for the Plumbing Industry
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    Sep 17, 2007, 08:53 PM
    What kind of piping is in your home? What kind of flange? Is it currently an inside flange or an outside flange? Is it 4" or 3" ? Is the new flooring down yet? Is the toilet removed yet?
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    Oct 3, 2010, 08:08 AM
    Are you sure you don't want to install an engineered wood floor on a slab? You are using solid flooring? Have you tested the dampness?
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    Oct 3, 2010, 08:35 AM

    Joy,
    You're responding to a three year old dead thread. Check the upper left hand corner for the date. Regards, Tom

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