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How To Install A Close Coupled Toilet

There are many different types of toilets, available however generally you can sort them into five different categories:

  • Close Coupled – this is where the cistern is attached and sitting directly on top of the pan.
  • Wall Hung – this arrangement is where the toilet pan is hung on the wall or on a piece of furniture.
  • Back to Wall – the pan in this instance is sitting on the floor with the cistern concealed in the wall or inside a unit.
  • Low Level – the cistern is mounted on the wall with an exposed pipe joining it to the pan which is sitting on the floor.
  • High Level – this is a similar arrangement to the low level pan and cistern except that the cistern is mounted very high on the wall requiring a chain to flush.

This article How to Fit a New Toilet deals with fitting a close coupled toilet so you can follow what to do step-by-step.

If you would prefer watching how to install a close coupled toilet, you can do so by watching the video below:


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