- Substrate Preparation
- basic rules fixing baths
- Advice Specialist (nuances of the installation of cast iron tubs)
Despite the increasing popularity of shower enclosures, standard bath,nevertheless, still remains an indispensable element of the interior a modern bathroom.Think about , how to fix cast-iron bath, and what are the requirements to technology its installation, be sure to have when you need to update the item.
Substrate Preparation bath
method of attachment of different types of baths depends on the material from which they are made.That is why having a large mass of cast iron bathtubs provide a special type of mount that requires the use of reliable and sufficiently strong foundation.
Currently, cast iron bathtubs often fixed on the podium erected on the site of its permanent placement.Just note that this podium (base) must meet the following requirements:
- Basis for cast-iron bath should support only the bottom of thebath, while its support legs should only come into contact with the floor;
- Podium is usually made of brick;wherein the alignment of its support surface is made using a spirit level;
- height poles exhibited immediately after a bath set on a podium;with the alignment of the bath height considerably easier, since the main burden is shifted from the legs to the podium.
basic rules fixing baths
Installing drain on bath
When installing baths of any type (including cast iron) must comply with the rules relating to the procedure of joining and fastening of the drain vannogo products.They expressed the following requirements:
- before attaching the drain channel is recommended to put the bath on its side;
- then be connected to the tub drain, and only then proceed to install it on the podium (foot);
close up the gap
- immediately followed by a bath to gently move up to the wall, adjust its height and thoroughly fix;
- then using a special hermetic structure to be repaired cracks formed at the interface with the walls of the bath;
- without waiting for the complete drying of the mixture, you can install a plastic rim or plinth to be used as a decorative overlay.
Advice Specialist (nuances of the installation of cast iron tubs)
Nuances install cast iron bathtubs
With regard to some of the details and subtleties of how to fix the cast-iron bath, there is a need to note the following:
- Setting the level of Bath fixed on the ground with the help of four cast legs that are fixed firmly on her body.
- method commit themselves determined by the design of the legs mounted bath;wherein the mount can be made both by means of metal wedges, present in the kit, and using special tightening bolts.
- when installing cast iron bath directly on the floor under each leg have to enclose a special metal plate with a thickness of not less than 5 mm.
- During the installation of bathtubs with extreme caution is necessary to operate the joins floor siphon with overflow and outlet, so that the siphon tube easily and without bias "sit" in the sewer pipe.
After the final fixing bath it open, you can close the side of the sheets of plasterboard.On top of sheets you can put tile or install special plastic screen.
exact fulfillment of all the recommendations mentioned in the article, as well as compliance with all the necessary conditions will provide you with enough reliable and stable fixation baths.
installation process iron bath is described in the following video:
learn more about how to install the sink, you can watch the following video below: