Introduction

Over time, the screws and brackets securing a toilet paper holder can loosen or become disconnected entirely. This guide will walk you through the steps of replacing a broken or loose toilet paper holder.

Image 1/3: You may want to wear gloves. Image 2/3: If there is damage to the wall behind the old holder, check out the iFixit guide for [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Repairing+Drywall+Hole+in+Wall/55413|repairing a hole in drywall|new_window=true]. Image 3/3: If there is damage to the wall behind the old holder, check out the iFixit guide for [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Repairing+Drywall+Hole+in+Wall/55413|repairing a hole in drywall|new_window=true].
  • Unscrew the four screws of the original broken holder.

    • You may want to wear gloves.

  • If there is damage to the wall behind the old holder, check out the iFixit guide for repairing a hole in drywall.

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Image 1/3: Measure an inch and a third (1 and 1/3") above the marks and mark these new spots where your screws will go. Image 2/3: Measure an inch and a third (1 and 1/3") above the marks and mark these new spots where your screws will go. Image 3/3: Measure an inch and a third (1 and 1/3") above the marks and mark these new spots where your screws will go.
  • Measuring the area where you want your new holder to go, mark two lines 6.8" apart.

  • Measure an inch and a third (1 and 1/3") above the marks and mark these new spots where your screws will go.

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Image 1/3: Make sure that the indentation for the toilet paper holder is facing in. Image 2/3: Repeat this for the top and bottom screws on both the left and right bracket bases (4 times total). Image 3/3: Repeat this for the top and bottom screws on both the left and right bracket bases (4 times total).
  • Place the new screw inside the new bracket and line up the mark with the base of the screw.

    • Make sure that the indentation for the toilet paper holder is facing in.

  • Repeat this for the top and bottom screws on both the left and right bracket bases (4 times total).

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  • Insert the spring loaded toilet roll bar and enjoy.

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Conclusion

Hopefully you have enjoyed exploring this repair guide and now understand how to repair and replace a broken toilet paper roll holder.

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