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Old 06-12-2013, 05:18 PM   #1
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Hello all, new to the board and this is my fist post.

I just bought an old house with a very cramped toliet, to the right facing the toilet is roughly 10" to the wall from center of drain.

I've been considering my options and think a corner toilet would be my best bet.

So does anyone have any experience with corner toilets? Will they do a good job and what would be a good one to go with?

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Old 06-12-2013, 06:16 PM   #2
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The rough in for a corner toilet is 12" to the center of the flange from both walls. It sounds like you only have 10" from one wall.



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Yes there about, from the rear the rough in is 12", though to the left it is around 10" don't remember the exact measurement.

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Old 06-12-2013, 06:30 PM   #4
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My main concern is of the few corner toilets available, are they any good? Also which would be best?

The problem I'm having is where the current toilet sits. Looking at the toilet the closet flang is very close to the floor joist just left of it.

I could move it to the left between the next two joists, then I would have to move the HVAC vent and would be sitting close to the bathtub.

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If the joist is in the way preventing you from setting the flange center 12" from each wall you won't be able to use a corner toilet.

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John, I understand what you are saying. Though if doing the rough in from the corner angled, there will be enough room for the rough in.

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I've saw one installed in my entire life. Eljer was the brand and they are mediocre, flush is decent but not exceptional. I'm thinking you're going to limited on brands so if I had to put an Eljer in I would.

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Thanks stevemachine, the Eljer corner toilet has been discontinued though. I might have to come up with another plan. The dimensions I have to work with are
87.5" L X 73.25" W.

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I've attached a crude drawing I did in paint. The rectangle between the toilet and the tub is the HVAC register. The joist runs from behind the toilet to the door, the tub wall that is on the entry door side is where the faucet and drain is.

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The HVAC is your problem. If that's a standard tub you should have 43" between the tub and the wall to center the toilet in. Which is more than adequate. If it were mine I would be moving the HVAC and centering the toilet in the 43" space.



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