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Hi. Our toilet drain (the center of the wax ring) is just nine inches from the edge of the shower sill and we would like to move it away a couple of inches. The use of the offset flange looks straightforward enough but we are on the third floor of a condominium with concrete floors that appear to be just six inches thick. We're not sure if there is a structural element in the floor to be concerned with or not. Do you have an opinion on whether or not it is safe to install the flange in this situation?

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"just six inches thick" is actually very thick for a slab. Moving your toilet over wit an offset flange won't pose any safety or structural issues.

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