AnswerBun.com

How to find replacement toilet seat (American Standard)

How do I determine what seat will fit this toilet and are colored seats available?

Inside the tank are these numbers:
1459
388
M59
Aug26

Thank you.

view 2

view 1

Home Improvement Asked by Yehuda_NYC on December 31, 2020

2 Answers

2 Answers

Toilet seats are available in a variety of colors and materials, plastic, wood, padded. There are dozens if not hundreds of options.

Your toilet appears? to have an elongated bowl, as opposed to a standard bowl, so you need to make sure you get an elongated seat.

Most seats are universal fit, except for some custom toilets, so you should be able to buy an elongated seat, or a standard, in a color you like. Just two bolts at the back of the seat go though two corresponding holes in the bowl.

You can get soft close hinges to keep it from slamming down.

Example seat.

Vintage Bermuda Coral Toilet American Standard Compton 4043 Pink Retro One Flush

OR

Mid century "Standard" toilet, Pink

That's right, i have nothing better to do then spend time looking at 50 year old pink toilets on the intertubes. ;)-

Correct answer by Alaska Man on December 31, 2020

Most toilets in the USA use one of two sizes, and have for many years even as the water usage and tank size have changed. Measure the existing seat at its widest and distance from mounting holes to front and you should find an easy match in any hardware store.

Once you know the type, you can find what colors, finishes, materials, hinges etc. are available.

Answered by manassehkatz-Moving 2 Codidact on December 31, 2020

Add your own answers!

Related Questions

Well issues, losing water overnight

3  Asked on December 20, 2020 by roadnuts

 

which glue to repair kids floaties?

1  Asked on December 20, 2020

 

Portable AC leaking water….how to locate problem?

1  Asked on December 20, 2020 by pacnw-gs

 

How do I remove a stuck tap bonnet to change the cartridge?

2  Asked on December 20, 2020 by giveitatry

   

Home Office Space using garage conversion room

1  Asked on December 20, 2020 by js-price

   

Is it correct for air to flow into home from under an addition?

2  Asked on December 20, 2020 by user35358

     

Why aren’t phase-change heat pipes more common in homes?

1  Asked on December 20, 2020 by rocketmagnet

   

Where are filters on my range hood?

1  Asked on December 19, 2020

 

Ask a Question

Get help from others!

© 2022 AnswerBun.com. All rights reserved.