Solidified Water? Does this really work?

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Ask anyone who has ever had to remove a toilet, keeping the water from spilling out the bottom is extremely difficult. If the toilet tilts while lifting, water will pour out and onto the floor. This can be a problem in a bathroom remodel. I like to get a hefty bag worked under the bowl and raise the fixture carefully over into the tub where the water can be emptied.



While in the hardware store today, I saw this product that solidifies the water so that it doesn’t spill. This may require some more investigation before I feel comfortable trying this method.

 

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Debbie Gartner
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Interesting Tom.  I never heard of that.  When we do tile work, we always have a licensed plumber take care of the toilet removal/replacement, esp since that is what most condos and co-ops require here.  I will need to ask our plumber what he thinks abt this.

June 28, 2012 02:26 AM
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Tom Arstingstall
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I will Roger, it's good to find new things that can help others with new products.

June 28, 2012 05:50 AM
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Tom Arstingstall
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I wonder if he has heard of this sort of product Debbie. I'm curious to know if this technology came from a different application.

Thanks for the comment today!

June 28, 2012 05:52 AM
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Dick Greenberg
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Hi Tom - For some reason, that product makes me think of Lemon Jello.

June 28, 2012 08:02 AM
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Thanks for the visual Dick, made me laugh.

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