There are a few reasons that would force you to replace your toilet drain line. The first reason would be that you discover that your current toilet drain line is deteriorating. This deterioration can lead to even more future problems and should be addressed immediately. The second reason you would need to replace your toilet drain line would be because you are moving the main drain stalk in order to accommodate the relocation of your bathroom toilet.
Replacing your toilet drain can be somewhat of a draughting task. The reason this project can be troublesome is because of the tight area you have to work with. In addition to this you will most likely have to remove the floor surrounding the toilet as well as the wall behind the toilet. This requires additional knowledge and skill set to accomplish. You may also find yourself in a situation that requires you to do some framing work in order to compete the project. In some cases you may also be required to cut into joist in order to route pipes.
In our next article we will walk you through the steps on how to replace your toilet drain line.