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I have a two-story home. Two bathrooms up and one 1/2 bath down. The 1/2 bath sits below the hall bath - both toilets are leaking - looks primarily in the front of the toilet. Not big leaks, just enough to know something is leaking. And upstairs bathroom has carpet that is starting to smell like an old basement. What to do?

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If only the base is wet then the toilets need to be pulled off the floor, the seal replaced then reset the toilets

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OK, how hard is that to do? Any special tools needed? Two-man job? And how much is it to have a plumber do this?

If you've never done it before it's probably best to leave it to a plumber. No special tools are required, just open end wrenches and channel lock pliers. A plumber in the Boston area would charge ~$200 for both done at the same time. If you want an idea of what's involved go to YouTube and search "reset toilet" . There are several videos showing how to do it.

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