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Accessible
When applied to a fixture, connection, appliance or equipment, means having access thereto, but which first may require the removal of an access panel, door or similar obstruction. "Readily Accessible" means direct access without the necessity of removing any panel, door or similar obstruction.

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Tutorial 2: Replace a Toilet

toiletReplacing a toilet is a fairly simple project but many things can go wrong. The toilet you purchase may not fit, plumbing below the existing toilet could be damaged, or you could cause water damage during the swap out. Follow this lesson and you will be on your way to becoming a plumbing expert.


In this tutorial I will replace an existing water closet with a new fixture and I will try to cover all the things to watch out for, steps to complete, and proper project set up. Hopefully you will find it useful. If you do please let us know.
Some other related tutorials we have created that you may like, are repairing a damaged closet flange, toilet flange installation on concrete and replacing a water inlet valve on a toilet.

Tutorial 1: Toilet flange installation on concrete

Sioux Chief Closet Flange  Installation or repair of a closet flange or its attached plumbing system can be tricky and when adding concrete to the equation it just complicates things even more. This tutorial will walk you through installation of a closet flange on a concrete surface. Future tutorials will show rough in installation on a wood surface, repair of a damaged flange, installation of a toilet, and many more residential plumbing tutorials.

 

Plumbing Plumbing Tips

Hot Tank Maintenance Draining and flushing of your hot water tank once a year can increase the life of the tank and provide you with cleaner hot water. The exact procedure can be found in our Plumbing Information area.