Monday, July 15, 2013

How to Install a Bemis® 500EC Round Wood Toilet Seat in a Studio Home

Fig.1 Directions
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Bemis® 500EC round wood toilet seat (white)
Flat tip screwdriver 

Willie a postal employee who travels the United States, calls me to do repairs on his Studio home. Willie's front porch has two 4x4 wooden posts that needed repair.

This post shows the nine steps to installing the Bemis® 500EC round wood toilet seat.

Step 1: Fig.1 above is one of the instructions on cleaning the toilet seat from the box.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the direction on how to install the toilet seat on a existing toilet. 
Step 3: Fig.3 shows directions in three languages on how easy the toilet seat can be replaced for any purpose.

Fig.2 Installation direction
Fig.3 Pictograph
Step 4: Fig.4 shows the toilet seat screw and plastic nut. One full set for each side.
Fig.4 Nylon nuts
Step 5: Fig.5
shows the insertion of the neoprene bolt into the toilet seat hole, notice the bolt is slightly out of the hole.

Fig.5 Neoprene bits
Step 6: Fig.6 shows the left bolt and nut has been inserted into the toilet seat hole, now the right side needs to be inserted. Notice that the bolt has a plus sign this is for a flat tip screwdriver.
Fig.6 the base
Step 7: Fig.7 shows the toilet set bolts are ready to have the seat clips inserted.
Fig.7 Nuts in place
Step 8: Fig.8 shows the clips are position to the left not locked into the neoprene bolts.
Fig.8 Cover locks
Step 9: Fig.9 shows the toilet seat are in the locking position and the toilet seat is ready to use.  Enjoy.
Fig.9 Job finished toilet seat locked

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