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BEMIS STA-TITE Elongated Closed Front Toilet Seat in White
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STA-TITE Elongated Closed Front Toilet Seat in White

  • Never loosens
  • Stylish non-tarnish brushed-nickel hinge accents bath hardware
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This BEMIS Elongated Closed Front Toilet Seat features a stylish enameled wood design to enhance the look of your bathroom. The durable non-tarnish brushed-nickel hinges provide an elegant accent to bath hardware. With the STA-TITE Seat Fastening System, the seat does not shift around and stays firmly attached to the toilet. Made with Earth-friendly materials and processes, BEMIS brings innovation to everyday life.

  • STA-TITE seat fastening system never loosens and installs with ease
  • Stylish non-tarnish brushed-nickel hinge accents bath hardware
  • Durable enameled wood with a superior high-gloss finish that resists chipping and scratching
  • Color-matched bumpers
  • Fits all manufacturers' elongated bowls
  • Made with 100% recycled wood and Earth-friendly processes
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How do you remove one of these seats once it is installed?

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Sophie B
Seattle
November 26, 2011
We have one of these seats installed on our toilet and the hinge broke. We now need to replace it and the nut seems to be permanently attached to the bolt.
 
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May 24, 2016
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Correction: There were 8 screws per side but only two hinges per side.
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The first step was to get the seat and cover off, because they are heavy and unwieldy. So, initially, I had to unscrew eight hinges (four on each side--two on the cover and two on the seat). Some of the screws were extremely tight, and I had to use several different size screwdrivers, hoping that I would not completely strip the screws. The last screw did become stripped, so I used a large flathead Read More
The first step was to get the seat and cover off, because they are heavy and unwieldy. So, initially, I had to unscrew eight hinges (four on each side--two on the cover and two on the seat). Some of the screws were extremely tight, and I had to use several different size screwdrivers, hoping that I would not completely strip the screws. The last screw did become stripped, so I used a large flathead screwdriver to try and force it out of the seat. That last hinge snapped, and a piece flew into the toilet. I would have to fish it out, but at least I could finally remove the seat.
The bolts were a nightmare to get out. There is no mechanism on the nut assembly to untighten it. To make matters worse, my toilet is in a nook with very little space along the sides of the toilet.
On one side, the side with the most space, I took pliers and held the nut piece in place with pliers. Then by holding on as tightly as I could to the flexing, multi-piece hinge, I finally unscrewed the nut combination from below. I had to stretch out on the floor, with my head past the edge of the toilet. Unscrewing took a very long time. The pliers could only do very small turns because the recess where it was located was very small. But once I got the long nut piece unscrewed, I could lift out the bolt.
On the other side, where there was less clearance, I got a mirror to try and see if I could manipulate the nut. There was not enough room to stretch out and be able to get my hand/arm in place. So I figured that my only option was to try and get the hinge off first. Adding to the difficulty was the fact that the four hinge pieces kept flapping against the porcelain (I was concerned about scratches). I did finally manage to unscrew it. But then I was left with the situation that even though the bolt had no head, everything was way too long to slip out from the bottom.
I tried to use a hacksaw to take off the excess, but didn't make much headway other than making a few gouges. I couldn't find anything that would cut into the hard nylon or plastic nut assembly, so that route was out. I spent several hours agonizing over what to do, searching the internet, and trying to come up with a way to deal with the head of the bolt. At once point, I thought I might have to go out and purchase a bolt cutter (the heavier-duty ones aren't cheap). But finally, I decided to try angling out the bolt from the bottom, pulling the nut assembly as far away from the hole as possible. Probably because of the gouges in the top of the bolt, there was just enough clearance to slip it out.
Perhaps I didn't have the right blade on my hacksaw. I had also tried a jig saw. I had a dremel, but not a metal cutting blade--the closest place to purchase one was 30 miles away. But I feel strongly that the manufacturer should have given instructions in the manual for how to remove this toilet seat, rather than leaving it up to the customer to try and figure it out on their own. If there are tools you have to have, it would be way better to know this in advance. Perhaps this seat is so difficult to remove that any instruction was a deliberate omission. Read Less
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September 8, 2015
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reverse the installation directions.
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July 19, 2014
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The white 5" tool that came with the set you use to tighten the screws you now use to loosen the two nuts. You may have to apply turning torque to the left because the nuts are tight after installation.
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May 30, 2013
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It will come off with a 1/2" (I think) deep socket wrench. It's not hard, it's like taking off a nylock nut.
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November 29, 2011
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Hi Sophie B,
Sorry to hear about your removal issues. Based on the toilet seat you posted your question on, it appears you have a STA-TITE nut and bolt system.
This STA-TITE nut should be easily removed with the same wrench used to tighten the nut. STA-TITE nuts are design to have a break-off head when the perfect tightening pressure is achieved, to ensure it is neither over-tightened or Read More
Hi Sophie B,
Sorry to hear about your removal issues. Based on the toilet seat you posted your question on, it appears you have a STA-TITE nut and bolt system.
This STA-TITE nut should be easily removed with the same wrench used to tighten the nut. STA-TITE nuts are design to have a break-off head when the perfect tightening pressure is achieved, to ensure it is neither over-tightened or under-tightened.
If your nut does not remove relatively easily, more troubleshooting would be needed. I would recommend contacting Bemis Customer Service to help troubleshoot.
I hope that helps!
Bemis Manufacturing company
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Is this available in beige or bone?

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September 8, 2015
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It was only offered in white at this store. It is popular because I got the last one in the store. You might want to call ahead.
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January 14, 2015
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Good Afternoon,
Great question! Unfortunately this seat is only available in the color white.
Best Regards,
Bemis Customer Service
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Will this fit am Eljer elongated toilet. (over 12 years old)

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November 6, 2014
I need a toilet seat that is longer than 18.5 inches and wider than 47CM.
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November 11, 2014
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This seat measures at 18.5 in. so if you need something longer this seat is not the right choice for you.
To help find a proper toilet seat size, please include the following dimensions of your bowl:
•Length - From center of bolt holes to front of bowl
•Width - Side to side at widest point
•Bolt Spread - Distance between the two bolt holes
•Round - ~16.5" length and 5.5" Bolt Spread
•Elongated - ~18.5"
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This seat measures at 18.5 in. so if you need something longer this seat is not the right choice for you.
To help find a proper toilet seat size, please include the following dimensions of your bowl:
•Length - From center of bolt holes to front of bowl
•Width - Side to side at widest point
•Bolt Spread - Distance between the two bolt holes
•Round - ~16.5" length and 5.5" Bolt Spread
•Elongated - ~18.5" length and 5.5" Bolt Spread
•Specialty - Bolt Spread is not 5.5" or shape is not normal rounded shape
Thank you,
Bemis Customer Service
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Can this be painted?

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I don't know but it looks & feels like it could be painted.
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STA-TITE Elongated Closed Front Toilet Seat in White is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 77.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from solid mount, but seat broke The mounts are nice, and don't move, unlike many other seats. However, the wood on the left side just snapped in half earlier today. I read about Bemis' 300lbs rocking tests and would not have expected any such result, as I am less than 200lbs myself. I did like the quality of the product up until this point, but have been disappointed today.
Date published: 2016-08-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from After 1 year and 2 months of use, a small blister appeared on the seat area. I tried to clean it... After 1 year and 2 months of use, a small blister appeared on the seat area. I tried to clean it with lysol but it remained there. I took my fingernail to it and it came off, exposing the wood underneath. Now the seat has a spot on it and the warranty is long expired.. :( We paid good money for a better seat but got very poor quality instead.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Seat broke Installed the new seat , and it broke with normal use within about 10 days.
Date published: 2016-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Decent looking, sturdy seat We put these in when we renovated the bathrooms in our old house, and liked them so much, they were among our first purchases for our new house. They're nice and sturdy, and very easy to install.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had one for about five years and just wanted a fresher one, though the old one never cracked. Th... Had one for about five years and just wanted a fresher one, though the old one never cracked. This model has nickel hardware which is why I purchased it, to coordinate with nickel fixtures.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install on toilet. Made of wood, appear to be of very good quality. Bought two for new ... Easy to install on toilet. Made of wood, appear to be of very good quality. Bought two for new toilets that I installed. Pleased with product.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great purchase Easy to install and is durable. The steel connectors work well and make the product look better than shire connectors.
Date published: 2016-08-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product and Easy to install Pretty good product with ease of installation , overall satisfied with the purchase
Date published: 2016-10-13
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