Install Toilet Seat with No Underside | Follow These 4 Steps

Installing a toilet seat with no underside can be done quickly. You can easily assemble your toilet seat using some tools and complete just a few simple steps. Most of the time, the toilet seat moves because of lossen of the bolt and nuts.

This article provides a complete solution with a step-by-step guide so that you can easily assemble your toilet seat without an underside. So, don’t skip any of the steps because each of the steps is connected with the other.

How to Install Toilet Seat with No Underside?

Before going to the main process, collect the following tools and elements. The tools are relatively inexpensive to buy. You will collect these tools from both online and offline shops.

  • Tool kit
  • Adjustable or socket wrench
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • A set of Plier’s

Step 1: Recheck the Toilet

Since most toilets come with an underside hole, you need to ensure that your toilet doesn’t have an underside. However, you need to remove the toilet seat hinges, where you probably find out the hidden buttons. Moreover, you will also get screws or bolts, which you also need to remove.

Step 2: Readjust the Toilet Seat

Now, remove the nuts, lids, hinges, and other things from the toilet. Similarly, you will get the under-access areas from your toilet. To readjust the toilet seat properly, you need to bring it to the center position.

Step 3: Put a New Toilet Seat

Buy a new toilet seat based on the toilet size. You can take a measuring tape to dimension the toilet seat properly. Now, it is time to put the new toilet seat on the toilet. Make sure that you put the toilet seat on the nuts and bolts.

Step 4: Tight the Bolts

Once you put the toilet seat and bring it center position, you can start tightening the bolts. Here, you can use a Flathead screwdriver to tighten the toilet seat properly. If you think the screwdriver is not working properly, you can use a wrench or pliers to solve the problem.

Step 4: Check the Tension

Now, your toilet seat is properly installed with the toilet. Before putting the tools in your bag, you check re-check all of the above steps again. If you think that the toilet seats move, you need to re-tight the toilet seat. It is essential for you because the toilet is not ready to tighten automatically.

Can You Fit a Top Fix Toilet Seat to Any Toilet?

The official answer is no. All of the toilet seats don’t fit any toilet seat. Because toilet comes in different shapes and designs, you need to choose the right size and shape of the toilet seat for your toilet.

For example, Kohler’s round toilet seat doesn’t fit with the American Standard elongated toilet. Before choosing a toilet seat for your toilet, you just need to keep the following points.

  • Measure the previous toilet seat to choose a right size new toilet seat
  • If possible, find out the toilet and toilet seat model number to buy an accurate one
  • Try to choose a toilet seat that comes with an underside for hassle-free installation

Concealed Types of Toilet Seat Fixings

You need to use some tools to fix concealed types of toilet seats. It is tricky to install concealed-type toilet seats because they don’t come with an underside.

First, you need to find out the underside location because the underside is always hidden. Find the location and remove the lid, screws, or bolts to use new fixings.

You should use a set of pliers to assemble and remove the nuts or bolts because of the rusting problem. If the bolts come rusted, drop some lubricants to solve the problem.

FAQs (Frequently Ask Questions)

Q: How do you tighten a toilet seat with no access underside?

Answer: You can tighten a toilet seat with no access underside without facing any problems. First of all, you need to find out the hidden underside of the toilet seat. Because all of the toilet seats come with an underside. I suggest you check out the above article to tighten the toilet seat.

Q: How do you change a toilet seat on an enclosed toilet?

Answer: You can change the toilet seat on an enclosed toilet using a wrench or a screwdriver. First, you need to find the bolts (located on the underside) and remove the old toilet seat. Finally, put the toilet seat in the center position to complete the process.

Q: Do all toilet seats fit all toilets?

Answer: The answer is no. You can only assemble some of the toilet seats with all of the toilets because the different toilet comes in different shapes, like round and elongated. You must need to choose the right size toilet seats so that they can easily fit with your toilet.

Final Words!

Installing a toilet seat with no underside is easy to do. You will find the underside from the toilet seat because the underside comes with a hidden position. Most of the time, the underside comes with the lid position. So, try to find them out and remove nuts, lids, and other tools to remove the old toilet seat. After removing the old toilet seat, you need to assemble a new one. Note, keep the toilet seat in the center position.

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