The so-called bathtub faucet, as the name implies, is a faucet product used for the matching installation of bathtubs in the bathroom space. The faucet suitable for the installation of bathtub is different from other faucets. The height of the faucet of bathtub should be strict. During the installation, attention should be paid to water leakage and other problems. Therefore, when installing the faucet of bathtub, the convenience of the owner should be considered. How high is the bathtub faucet? Where is the height of the bathtub faucet? Let's have a look.
1. Classification of bathtub faucet
Bathtub faucet is divided into two types, one is shower faucet of shower type, which is installed on the top of shower room. Generally, the mixing has the function of hot and cold mixing control. According to the form, it is divided into wall mounted shower and hose type shower. The basic household use is hose type shower, which can be held in hand at any time. And the public bathroom is selected according to the situation, most of which are wall mounted shower, so as to protect the faucet more. Some high-end shower faucets also have constant temperature control function.
The other is the faucet of the bathtub, which is installed on one side of the bathtub. There will also be a hot and cold mixed control switch. Most of the materials are ceramic valve cores. The valve body of the faucet is generally made of brass, which can be leakproof and wear-resistant.
2. How high is the faucet in the bathtub
Whether the height of the bathtub faucet is appropriate or not is directly related to the user's convenience and comfortable experience. The bathtub can be divided into independent bathtub and on stage bathtub according to the installation. When the independent bathtub is placed against the wall, it can be equipped with concealed bathtub faucet. When it is placed independently, it is generally equipped with floor type bathtub faucet. The width of the tank platform of the bathtub on the stage is 900mm, the bottom of the bathtub is 100mm from the ground, the height of the bathtub is 550mm, and the installation height of the bathtub faucet is 750-850mm (concealed type). In this way, you can guarantee the comfortable experience when bathing.
The water mixing valve depends on the height of the bathtub. It is suitable to be 20-30cm higher than the bathtub. If it is too high, it is easy to splash. If it is too low, the hose will be affected. The height of the bathtub is generally 600mm, so the height of the wall mounted faucet is 80-90cm (with the finished floor). The distance between the drainage pit and the area below the bath pump is enough.
3. Installation of bathtub faucet
The installation method of the bathtub faucet is not difficult. Generally, after buying the faucet, if you want to install the faucet in the wall, first install the valve element of the faucet in the wall. Pay attention to the thickness of the bathroom wall. If the wall is too thin, do not install it in the wall. When embedded in the wall, do not take off the outer protective cover to prevent the cement and other sundries from damaging the valve core. Pay attention to the direction of the valve core when installing the valve core, and do not install it in the opposite direction.
In addition, pay attention to separate the hot and cold water into the water inlet pipe when installing. Do not reverse it. If the pipe size is not appropriate when installing the faucet, adjust the crutch to correct it.
When using the faucet, pay attention not to use too much force. The material of the faucet is alloy or other ceramics, which is relatively brittle. It's better to use it gently, so as not to deform the faucet and cause water leakage or even damage.