How to install Fontana Solid Brass 3-Handles 2-Way Bathroom Shower Valve | FS1361BS
Easy step by step Installation Instructions for Shower Mixer Valve
Before you begin, please read the installation instructions below. Observe all local building and safety codes.
Unpack and inspect the product for any shipping damages. If you find damages, do not install.
Please note all products must be installed by a professional and certified plumber otherwise warranty might be voided.
Thermostatic Mixer Installation Instructions
Shower Mixer Dimension
Shower Mixer Connection
Once the shower valve has been installed the wall surface should be finished and tiled up-to the valve. Rear access is required to allow for future servicing and maintenance of the valve filters. The thermostatic cartridge is accessible from the front.
Flush through the pipework to ensure removal of any debris. Turn off the mains water supply and close any isolating valves.
1. Install shower valve
Install suitable battens (if required) onto the rear cavity wall. Place the shower valve in the required position and mark the fixing holes.
Drill suitable holes and insert the wall plugs (if necessary). Securely attach the shower valve to the wall/battens using the screws supplied.
2. Connect water supply pipes
Insert 15mm hot and cold water supply pipes into the inlet connections and tighten nuts, ensuring the olives are fitted.
3. Plumb in outlets
Insert 15mm pipework into the top and bottom outlets and plumb into the users chosen products. Ensure the olives are fitted when tightening the nuts.
4. Finish wall surface
Plasterboard and tile the cavity wall ensuring there is a gap between the tiles and the shower valve.
5. Fit concealing plate and handles
Run a bead of waterproof silicon sealant around the inner edge of the concealing plate.
Slide the concealing plate onto the shower valve and apply firm pressure to ensure to silicon sealant spreads.
6. Fit handles
Push the spline adaptors onto the valve spindles.
Push the handles onto the spline adaptors and secure by tightening the grub screw and push-fit the cap into position.
7. Create rear access
Rear access to the shower valve is required to enable the shower to be maintained and serviced. Cut out the rear plasterboard in the back of the wall cavity to create access. A piece of plasterboard or a panel may be used to cover the access hole but must be removable.
The Fontana Solid Brass 3-handles 2-way Bathroom Shower Valve is one of those few shower handles that is capable of catching any one's attention because of its vibrant polished chrome finish, laser printed dials and overall design. However, the true beauty of this shower fixture lies in its excellent performance and functionality. It is constructed from high quality brass and with the latest ceramic disc technology to ensure that it lasts for a long time to come.