Introduction

Is your toilet seat getting old or broken? Use this guide to learn how to replace your old toilet seat with a new one.

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  • Measure the size of your toilet bowl to know what size seat to purchase.

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  • Twist the tops of the hinges of the currently installed toilet seat and pull toilet seat off to expose the screws.

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Image 1/3: If the screw is not loosening but is spinning as if it were, then hold the back plastic nut so that it can unscrew from the nut. Image 2/3: Clean the newly exposed area. This opportunity will not present itself again anytime soon so take advantage of it. Image 3/3: Clean the newly exposed area. This opportunity will not present itself again anytime soon so take advantage of it.
  • Unscrew the screws to detach the seat.

  • If the screw is not loosening but is spinning as if it were, then hold the back plastic nut so that it can unscrew from the nut.

  • Clean the newly exposed area. This opportunity will not present itself again anytime soon so take advantage of it.

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  • Insert new special 20mm screws that are provided with the purchase of the toilet seat in the holes and tighten them.

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  • Then re install the toilet seat by fitting the heads of the screws in the holes on the hinges of the seat.

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  • Close caps by twisting them in the opposite direction that you did to take off the seat.

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Conclusion

To re-install your previous seat, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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