How do you replace a top seat toilet seat?
Similarly one may ask, what does Top fixing mean on a toilet seat?
Top Fixing Toilet seats Top fixing toilet seat hinges work by feeding two bolt fixings into the toilet pan and tightened from the top, hence the name. You could think of this as something like a wall plug in a hole in the wall.
Beside above, are toilet seat fittings universal? Modern toilets have standard hole centres. Replacement toilet seat kits usually have adjustment to allow fitting to the older or non standard types as well. It is essential that the new seat is supported by the pan at all the contact points.
In respect to this, how do you measure for a replacement toilet seat?
Measure the length of the bowl from between the seat bolts to the outside edge of the front of the bowl. If you have a round bowl, this dimension should be about 16.5 inches. If you have an elongated bowl, the measurement should be around 18 to 18.5 inches.
How do you replace a hidden bolt on a toilet seat?
After removing the caps, you can now see the top side of the bolt that is holding the seat in place. Under the toilet, you will find bolts that stick out. These bolts are tightened by wingnuts. Use the pliers to keep the nuts steady and then use your screwdriver to unscrew the bolt.