The toilets at work are the kind that are bolted directly to the wall rather than rested on the floor. Last week I noticed that one of the toilets was out of order since it had pulled off the wall and was leaking. (And of course I couldn’t help but wonder how mortified someone must have felt, if the toilet had broken while she was sitting on it.)
This week I saw the same toilet, with the resultant fix. Why bother with trying to repair the wall, when you can just bolt on some metal and hoist up the front using this truly kludgy-looking thing! It’s basically a toilet jack — or, since it’s in the women’s room, a toilet jill.
The fact that the front metal foot is already slid halfway off its plastic base, and the fact that the toilet seat is now a knee-cracking 12″ off the floor, just add to the allure. But at least it was a really quick fix, considering how bad the toilets:employees ratio is.