Prior to installation, inspect the toilet to ensure that no damage has occurred in transit. If damage has occurred, or a visible defect exists, do not proceed with installation, and advise your supplier immediately. Risk of injury or product damage. Handle ceramic products carefully. Product can break and chip if you over?tighten bolts and nuts. Ensure that no part of the cistern inlet hose is submerged in water. Provide access to the in-built cistern for future plumbing maintenance. Caution make sure that you avoid hidden cables and pipes when drilling holes in the floor. Warning If the new toilet is not installed immediately, temporarily place a rag in the closet flange. Hazardous gases may leak from the flange opening if it is not blocked.