Closing off old toilet drain and then lay new flooring over top


Old 11-30-19, 04:41 PM
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Closing off old toilet drain and then lay new flooring over top

I am re-doing my basement bathroom and I see the different types of toilet drain plugs out there but they don't seem to be flush and I cant seem to find any instruction on what to do after.

I am moving my toilet to another area, and then tiling a new floor, so the question is, what do I do with the old toilet drain.

Is it ok to use the plug to seal it and then floor over top? To be is doesnt sit right with me but maybe it is the way.

Only other way I see it is to break open the floor and cut it back and seal it.

Thanks in advance for your feedback
Old 12-01-19, 04:38 AM
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So this is a pipe in the concrete floor? PVC plumbing?

You don't want to use anything that has the possibility of leaking so if it were me, I be getting it busted out to the point I could seal the pipe with a cap glued in place!
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What do you mean by "the plug". If it is a glue on cap then it's OK to abandon in place. If you're talking about a temporary test plug then no, it needs to be replaced.

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