Ordinary floor toilets have outlived their time. They are replaced by new developments. Toilets mounted on the wall, began to crowd out the usual models. Hanging toilet is more difficult to install, more expensive, requires more time to install, however, it saves so important square meters. Especially this development will be appreciated by residents of old buildings, where the bathroom and the bathroom occupy a couple of square meters. Among other things, you will be able to save your money if you install the suspended toilet with your own hands. From this article you will learn about each stage of this work.
Understand how install a wall-mounted toilet, you can, if you understand how the design of the installation and what the principle of its operation. The entire construction of the toilet can be divided into three separate elements:
1st element - a strong steel frame:
Installation scheme of the suspended toilet
The frame is the main part on which the toilet bowl and the cistern are fixed. It must be securely fastened to the floor and wall. After installation, it must withstand the weight of an adult. As a consequence, walls must meet this requirement. If you have drywall on the walls, it will not work as a base for a suspended toilet. Among other things, the frame has a mechanism that allows you to adjust the height of the bowl in the region of 40-43 cm. Strong steel pins are used to attach the toilet bowl.
2nd element - drain tank:
V Such a tank system is hidden. It is made of heavy-duty plastic. The shape of the tank is standard. It is installed in a steel frame. To prevent condensation, the tank is covered with Styrofoam. To install the drain button on one side there is a special cutout. If a tank repair is required in the future, then it is through this opening that the valve of the drain tank will be removed. Each tank in the toilet is equipped with an economical drain system. Water is dosed in 3 and 6 liters.
3rd element - toilet bowl:
The bowl is the only visible part of the hanging structure. Its shape can be different (square, rectangular, round), although in most cases it is an oval.
As for fasteners for a suspended toilet, it is included. Therefore, in addition something will not have to buy.
To do quality work, you need to prepare the following set of tools and materials:
Tools and materials
Depending on individual needs, a set of construction tools and materials may vary slightly.
Fixing the frame to the floor
The installation process of the suspended toilet is in the following:
button The work is, of course, difficult, but if you strictly adhere to this manual , and also study the enclosed instructions from the manufacturer, then you can do everything yourself.
This video shows the installation setup of the GEBERIT:
In case you like model of a suspended toilet bowl, but it is not possible to buy it complete with the installation, you can build an improvised concrete base. This is a much cheaper option. As for the installation of the tank in this version, there are two options:
For example, consider the most affordable and economical way to install a toilet without installing a concrete base. To do this, you need to prepare in advance:
Installation scheme without installation
The workflow looks like this:
Next is the small thing - you need to install the toilet bowl. Pre-veneering concrete structures. Remember that each connection must have a good seal. As for the cistern, here it is a matter of taste, or rather, the financial possibilities of the family.
We have considered with you the installation options for a suspended toilet: with and without installation. Choose the method that you can afford and afford.
Connecting the toilet bowl to the sewer pipe
How to install the toilet with your own hands