21:34How to install a cast iron bath
Set a cast-iron bathtub with his hands without the help of external forces is quite easy, unless of course you have a helper. Since it alone is very difficult to establish. To learn how to install a cast iron bath, I'll tell you in this article. I have to say that the process of installation of the bathtub is very light, so the article will be short. |
Preparing for Installation
At this stage we need to have all the necessary tools and materials. We need a new drain / overflow, plumbing sealant, straight screwdriver (just in case and Phillips), a pipe wrench. Also, if necessary, sold downspouts. If you purchased a drain pipe, then before you start to drag a bath in the bathroom, you should collect them by connecting to the sewer. Pipe joints to lubricate the sealing, for better waterproofing.
Remember that before installing the bathtub, a bathroom should be ready, as a further bathroom renovation may damage the new tub.
Set the iron bath
Enter the bath in the room must be carefully not to damage the door frame and enamel bathtubs. Bath pulls in a lateral position, since in this position, it has the smallest width. Once you have brought a bath, fix her legs. Put it to the place where it is installed. Adjust the feet - so that it melted stable (not loose and did not move in different directions). At the bottom of the tub making plant with an inclination toward the drain, if this slope is not enough to lift the legs. If the tub is set against a wall, the gap between the wall and a side bath does not exceed 1 inch, the gap be filled with plumbing sealant. If Bole inches then close up the gap or skirting tiles.
Set up connections
Next, we need to install a bathtub drain / overflow, setting it, remember to lubricate the joints plumbing sealant. Tighten it firmly, so that later there was no leak, and then connect to the sewer.