Linear drains are an ideal solution for modern bathrooms. Whether you’re looking to maximize space, create a luxuriously large shower area, or just want something that looks great and is easy to clean and maintain, linear shower drains offer many advantages.
Unlike traditional round or square drains that take up more space and require a lot of grout to seal them in place, linear drains are long and thin allowing them to be integrated along the wall in an aesthetically pleasing way. This also allows for more open flooring options such as larger tiles which can give your bathroom a much more spacious feel. Additionally, the installation time is shorter since they don’t need to be sealed with grout as traditional drains do.
Installing a shower drain for tile is an important part of any bathroom renovation. With the right tools and a few steps, you can easily install your own shower drain in no time!
To begin, gather the necessary supplies: tile saw or wet saw, grout float, level, putty knife and caulking gun. Next, measure the size of your new drain being installed and mark its position on the floor with a pencil. Use a drill to make holes at each corner for cutting out the desired shape of your shower drain. Once cut out, clean up any debris from the hole with a vacuum or broom.
Now it’s time to install the flange onto the bottom side of your drain before placing it into the hole. Use a level to check that the drain is sitting flat and level before securing it with screws. Be sure to use silicone sealant around the edges of the flange for extra protection from moisture.
Once your new shower drain is in place, you can begin tiling your new bathroom floor. Spread an even layer of mortar onto the subfloor, using a grout float. Start laying down tiles from one corner and work your way out towards the drain, making sure each tile is completely covered by mortar without any air bubbles or gaps. When all tiles are laid, let them dry for 24 hours before grouting. Using a grout float once again, spread some grout over each tile and make sure to pay special attention to the area around the drain. Once this is done, wipe off any excess grout with a damp rag and let it dry for 24 hours before using the shower.
|Stainless Steel Linear Drain -Size
|304mm x 100mm x 20mm
|304mm x 127mm x 20mm
|457mm x 100mm x 20mm
|457mm x 127mm x 20mm
|610mm x 100mm x 20mm
|610mm x 127mm x 20mm
|914 mm x 100mm x 20mm
|914 mm x 127mm x 20mm
|1220mm x 100mm x 20mm
|1220mm x 127mm x 20mm