acrylic liner installation consists of several steps: measuring the bath and the release of its edges, the enamel surface preparation and installation of acrylic inserts using foam sealant.

Preparing to install acrylic liner

acrylic liner to perfectly match the size of your old bathroom, you need to know the height, depth and width.The depth is measured in the vicinity of the bottom drain, and the width and depth - from inside the bath in its upper portion.Buying acrylic blank, pay attention not only to its size, but also on the thickness of the material - it should be at least 6 mm. to install acrylic liner requires a special foam, so take care in advance of its acquis

Before putting bought box, it should be marked and carefully adjust to the desired size, cut off the excess.Then drain and overflow drilled holes, which must match exactly the same holes of the old baths.

Installation acrylic insert

First bumpers trimmed tiled bathroom with the help of grinders with diamond disc.You must have access to the edges of the bathtub on all four sides - a requirement for proper installation.The next step - stripping the old enamel coarse sandpaper to create a rough surface.Through holes and scratch marks to ensure good adhesion of acrylic smooth paste.After treatment with emery cloth to wash the resulting mud bath and remove the drain device.

In the next step you will need a special foam and sealant.Sealant is applied to the top of the bath and around the perimeter around the drain holes - this will prevent the ingress of water between the liner and the old tub.In the rest of the bath surface a continuous layer of foam is applied.It is important not to leave voids which can subsequently lead to the formation of cracks.On the layer of foam is installed acrylic liner and tightly pressed against the old bathroom.You can immediately restore the siphon into place - it will increase the reliability of the bonding. Sometimes, for a better connection with the acrylic surface of the bath insert clamps used with inserted wooden slats beneath them.

final touch - filling the bath with cold water almost to the level of the drain holes.Water acts as a load which provides a tight connection with the acrylic foam insert.In a day, you can drain the water and use the bathroom normally.