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Would you do it yourself?

Our toilet seat is broken right where you sit on so for now we put duct tape on it but my dh keeps saying he is going to fix it but never does. Is it really that hard to replace this toilet seat? Do I buy just any standard size seat or what to look for?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:08 AM on Aug. 5, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • all you have to know is of it is round or oblong..why do women rely on men for everything?

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:18 AM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • Once you get the right size seat (round or oblong), you unscrew the nuts that hold it on, put the new one on, and tighten the nuts. There's nothing to it--it's a five minute job (and that includes getting the new seat out of its box).

    Answer by SWasson at 6:46 AM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • so funny. yup, you can do this. testicles not required.

    Answer by jewjewbee at 8:27 AM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • measure it (or take it with you); go to a hardware store. it takes about 2 minutes.

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:52 AM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • It is not hard to change a toilet seat. I do this everytime I move into a new rental property. Go to Home Depot or Lowes and pick one up. You just need a screw driver.

    Duct tape on a toilet seat is kind of gross so you should do this right away.

    Answer by Niki_sd at 11:21 AM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • They are easy to change...if you don't see the screws on the hinges just remove the cap over the hinge. Unscrew....remove seat...bring with you to store to make sure you get the right size....
    go home...screw new one on toilet seat. !

    Answer by jjessers at 2:39 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • Ive changed probably 15 toilet seats (boys are ROUGH with toilet seats.. LOL) seriously it isn't that hard.. Go to the store buy a seat that is similar to the one you have now , there really aren't THAT many choices to choose from you buy it, bring it home.. Pop up the little cap things behind the toilet seat, unscrew the screws, remove seat, throw away.. Then put the new seat down onto the toilet, screw the little screw things back in put the caps back down and voila a new toilet seat!

    Oh and btw, toilet seats are fairly cheap too,.

    Answer by KalebsMommee at 5:46 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • I just bought a new toilet seat with the child seat connected to it. They're not expenisve. You look at your toilet and see if it's a round boul or oblong bowl. That is it. Oh and the color is white if the toilet is white not bone or off white.

    Answer by SylviaNCali at 9:18 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

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