Toilet Seat Repair: Keep Your Seat Tight

The basics of toilet seat repair

Forum reader “tank_military” asked for advice on keeping a toilet seat tight for more than a few months at a time. Another forum member advised that he change out the plastic toilet seat bolts to steel. We think that’s just a temporary fix too.

Here’s a more permanent fix. Buy a toilet seat tightening kit from Amazon. We’ll show you how to do it below.

Plus, save money by doing simple plumbing repairs yourself. These 10 plumbing fixes are completely DIY with basic tools and skills.

Install rubber bushings

Install rubber bushings toilet seat repair

To begin remove the toilet seat nuts and insert the rubber bushings. Install the rubber bushing with the tapered side facing up toward the toilet seat. Then use the tightening tool from the kit to snug up the nut.

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