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Postby johnhenry » Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:35 pm

hi again,

i am tiling my small bathroom in vinyl stick on tiles i want to move pedastal and toilet so tiles can go underneath and have a nice finish. My question is can i do this and just prop up sink and toilet system while i lay tiles.

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Postby rosebery » Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:40 pm

You could - however on your own head be it! Far safer to remove both and reinstall after floor is finished.

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Postby plumbbob » Sun Mar 29, 2009 11:04 pm

The short answer is no. This is not going to be as easy as you think. Lifting toilets and basins to clear the floor is nigh on impossible without removal. They are screwed / glued to the wall and any movement may either crack the porcelain or cause leaks to appear. Also the tiles will raise the height of the pottery so the pipes and joints will either be strained or worse, it all may just not fit back at all.
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