It is extremely difficult to imagine modern life without a comfortably equipped bathroom. It is no secret that the toilet plays a key role in the bathroom. And so that its operation does not bring discomfort, the drain mechanism should work properly. In this article, you will learn how to install the fittings in the toilet cistern.
Armature for a double flush tank
There are several types of drain mechanisms. But regardless of the type, it must ensure a good discharge of all the water that is in the tank. In this case, the drain should be carried out by lightly pressing the rotary lever or button. Some drain mechanisms today can be equipped with an economy system, so that instead of one button you will see two, one of which drains a smaller amount of water at a time. The drain mechanism is equipped with overflow. It is necessary in order to prevent the tank from overflowing. The whole mechanism has two important parts:
Bottom inlet valves
The siphon has an opening which, when docked with the tank, forms tight connection. There are several types of siphons that regulate water in different ways. For example, "pear" is a rubber cylinder. To drain the water, use the handle or lever that pulls up or is pressed.
Modern drain systems have a stem in the drain mechanism that lifts the pear. As a rule, when the mechanism is triggered, water enters the toilet bowl.
Drain tank fittings in the parsing
After installing the toilet bowl first going to the tank. Although there are different drain fitting systems, we will consider the most common installation. The installation process takes place in the following order.
Installation of the valves
Depending on the design of the drain tank, the location of the drain knob may vary.
Installation of the pushbutton assembly
That's the whole procedure for installing the valves on the drain tank . It remains to adjust the valve cistern.
After installation, it remains to check how the fittings in the tank work. It is important to correctly adjust the water level inside the tank. For this glass is fixed in the position in which the water will stop at the same level. Overflow height adjustment is also performed in parallel. Each locking mechanism is usually accompanied by instructions from the manufacturer. If you study it, you will learn how to adjust the toilet fittings correctly in your case.
Adjusting the toilet fittings
In the attached video you will see how to properly install the toilet fittings. If you have experience in this work, then leave your comments at the end of this article.
In the following video, the wizard gives a lot of useful recommendations for installing the valve in the tank, adjusting it, showing how to service the tank:
Example Mounting single-level fittings in the drain tank: