I am currently redecorating my bathroom & it has an old low-level toilet. The soil pipe goes into the ground & is over 1' from the wall meaning that I cannot install a closed-couple toilet without building a stud wall. I can't find any information on how to build a small stud wall to alleviate this problem. I'd appreciate it if someone could provide me with some information on how to build a small stud wall. Thanks!
See our projects on timber joints and in the simplest way for you make a box frame from 50 x 50mm timber which is the depth you want and the same height and width of the cistern. Then, using our fixing to masonry project, fix the box to the wall. Then fix plasterboard to the box using 40mm galvanised nails. Then paint the box with a coat of undiluted PVA adhesive (see our project on PVA). Then tile it. You can fix the cistern in place before you tile if you prefer, or you can tile and then fix the cistern.
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