bathroom sink

Postby redkev » Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:47 am

what is best way to secure a large basin with pedastal to a wall with tiles?

is it silicon the basin to the wall and raw plugs with screws?
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Postby rosebery » Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:54 pm

Use a proper basin fixing kit drilling through tiles and into wall.

See ... Fixing-Kit

Silicone sealant is to seal not to provide support.

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Postby htg engineer » Tue Jun 03, 2008 3:46 pm

Rawl plugs and screws with washers will hold the basin to the wall. Silicone will add strength but shouldn't be relied on - silicone sealant is for making a watertight seal between the wall and basin.

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Postby plumbbob » Tue Jun 03, 2008 4:26 pm

If the basin has a pedestal, then using screws and silicone will be quite sufficient to fix the basin to the wall. Just don't overtighten the screws as you will crack the porcelain.
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