How Do You Repair A Cracked Toilet?
Cracked toilets cannot be fixed, unfortunately. Reason being, toilets are made of china or clay. There is no known adhesive that will hold the material together without leaks; more important, the inevitable break will only create larger problems later. The only way to really fix a cracked toilet, whether it’s the base or tank, is to replace it. Replacing a Cracked Toilet Step 1 Turn off the water supply to the broken toilet. After removing it, thoroughly clean the area. To prevent hardware from falling in and block sewer gas, stuff a rag in the soil pipe. Scrape up the old wax gasket and remove the old bolts from the floor flange. Scrape the floor flange clean or replace it if cracked or broken. Step 2 Insert the bolts into the flange collar slots and add brash washers on each bolt, with the threaded end up. Press the wax ring gently over the flange, with the flat side down. Align the bolts with the holes in the toilet bowl and cautiously lower the bowl onto the wax ring. Gently press