Wall-Hanging Basin Support Bracket Needed


Postby LondonerCOOPS » Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:00 am

Hi there, I was wondering if someone on the forum could help me:

Our Wall-Hanging Basin in the bathroom needs support since it is gradually coming away from the wall causing it not to drain quickly enough to avoid scum build up.

I have been doing quite a lot of research to try to find a solution, originally in terms of fitting a bracket, but I have still not found a solution.

The basin is made by Laufen and I have been advised that this model is not designed to normally work with a bracket.

The basin measures approximately, 590mm wide, 430mm out from the wall and 670mm off the ground. I have uploaded photos to illustrate the issue.

I understand that the pictures show the basin uses basin bolts with small nylon nuts holding the basin to the wall.

I have been advised to re-hang the basin using longer fisher/fischer bolt fixings‎ or M10 basin bolts but I am unclear if:

a) the problem is the existing bolts giving way or if the problem is the strength of the wall itself (when I tap it, it sounds like a stud wall - hollow sounding but solid in some places); and

b) if new bolt fixings‎ would need to go on to a secure fixing in a stud wall like a concealed frame or hanger system

I would prefer not to have invasive work carried out but also prefer not to have to sit the basin on a piece of furniture or have legs fitted.

Because of this, I thought a suitable bracket might offer a solution and the following product was the best I have come across: http://www.twyfordbathrooms.com/product ... pair/2777/

If anyone knows of any products such as a bracket that might do the job, any other ideas for a solution; or any recommendations for a bathroom/plumbing specialist who might have a solution, I would very much appreciate that information.

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Postby lets have a look » Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:31 pm

looks like you have solved the problems with the brackets you have bought
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Postby LondonerCOOPS » Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:46 am

lets have a look wrote:looks like you have solved the problems with the brackets you have bought

Thanks for your response.

I haven't actually bought a bracket yet. Do you think the one I linked to would do the job?

I am really wary about spending all that money (£55) only to find it does not do the job.

If anyone has any advice, I'd really appreciate it.
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