How to replace a toilet seat
Give your bathroom a quick refresh with a new toilet seat
This guide will take you through removing your old toilet seat and installing a new one. It's best to read the manufacturer's instructions before you start this project as installation and fixings can vary.Start by watching our great video guide below for a run through of everything you need to know.
Ensure you are wearing protective clothing, including goggles and gloves, to protect against exposure to chemicals, dust or flying debris.
Measure from your toilet seat fixing point to the lip and then the width to find the dimensions needed for your new toilet seat.
For a back to wall toilet, your seat may have hidden fixings. Start by taking the seat off the hinges, levering off the cover plates and remove the brackets.
Once you've removed the seat, clean the toilet area with disinfectant. Dry thoroughly to avoid any mould forming.
Now you can unpack your new seat. Always read the manufacturer’s instructions.
Drop the nuts through the holes in the toilet and use the screwdriver to tighten them in place.
Push the stainless steel covers over the brackets.
Slot the seat into place.