To get email notification when someone adds to a thread you're following, click on the star in the thread's header and it will turn yellow; click again to turn it off. To edit your profile, click on the gear.
The Wall has a powerful search engine that will go all the way back to 2002. Use "quotation marks" around multiple-word searches. RIGHT-CLICK on the results and choose Open Link In New Window so you'll be able to get back to your results. Happy searching!
In fairness to all, we don't discuss pricing on the Wall. Thanks for your cooperation.

Radiant tubing and toilet wax seal

BigErlBigErl Posts: 12Member
Hello everyone. I'm putting radiant in a bathroom floor using uponor quik trak panels and the 5/16" tubing. Is there a minimum distance I should keep between the tubing and toilet wax seal?


  • GordyGordy Posts: 5,115Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    Rubber Seal

    instead of wax no worries otherwise yes 8-12 "
  • BigErlBigErl Posts: 12Member

    Thanks Gordy
  • zacmobilezacmobile Posts: 211Member
    I wouldn't worry.

    Over the years I've had many people bring this up but I've left wax seals on my dash before in the summer and they don't get significantly deformed and that is way hotter than any radiant floor would get. I think the floor would be uncomfortable to walk on before it would be a danger to the wax seal.
  • Charlie from wmassCharlie from wmass Posts: 3,519Member ✭✭✭
    12" is what I do

    keeps the tubes out near where your feet are anyways. I have seen wax rings that over time flowed out of place with the radiant too close. Then I used the foam rubber rings to replace them.
    Cost is what you spend , value is what you get.

    cell # 413-841-6726
  • GermanPlumberGermanPlumber Posts: 44Member
    Wax free seal

    I would use a wax free seal anyhow !
  • hot rodhot rod Posts: 5,129Member ✭✭✭✭✭

    is the best waxless seal I have used. Deep boot and a tight fit even inside scaled cast iron pipe.
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    The magic is in hydronics, and hydronics is in me
This discussion has been closed.


It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!