Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-10-2011, 05:40 PM   #1
Rivet Master
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 811
composite flooring bathroom installation sealing the toilet

I recently installed composite flooring in our 25 Safari. Flooring was installed in the bathroom including the toilet platform.
The installation looks great but soon after it was completed we started smelling bathroom odors.
To make a long story short the cause was poor sealing of the toilet due to the increased height of the new floor.
We double sealed the toilet with two rings and the odors no longer occured.
Make this step part of your new floor installation and avoid doing it on the road.
__________________

__________________
handn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2011, 07:47 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
Bowmans's Avatar
 
1979 31' Sovereign
1950 22' Liner
Powhatan , Virginia
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 520
Blog Entries: 45
Another tip that may help is some of the flanges were threaded (took ours some effort to loosen) and you can unscrew them to adjust the floor plumbing height. The actual end of the flange turned freely so you can lineup the bolts for the toilet but if you grab the actual pipe inside the flange, that is what needs to turn to unscrew. Not that it is pleasant, but if you feel down the pipe to where it meets the tank pipe, you should feel threads where they meet to indicate it is threaded. We unscrewed ours almost 1 turn which inscreased the flange height about 1/4" to make up the flooring increase.
__________________
Tadd, Beth, Grundgetta and Weeble
Our blog
Proud to be Air #37137
Bowmans is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Recommended Toilet Replacement '64 robwok Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 10 06-22-2014 01:50 PM
19' Airstream Bambi bathroom Sactown 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 6 04-06-2011 09:02 PM
Toilet mounting flange Green68 Sinks, Showers & Toilets 7 03-21-2011 09:21 PM
mounting toilet flange on black tank 386kustoms Sinks, Showers & Toilets 3 03-04-2011 08:52 AM
Bamboo Flooring Argosy22 Interior Restoration Forum 1 01-23-2011 09:41 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.