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Linear drains – Complete guide

Linear drains – Complete guide

WHAT IS A LINEAR DRAIN ? If you thought the hype surrounding linear drains was slowing down, think again. Aquabocci has recently added the all new blade shower kit to its line up, taking its total to 9 products released from 2010 to 2019.  With such an innovative approach the company is looking to ensure that the demand remains high with the continuous development of niche products. Linear drains allow water to pass through the top opening or grate down into the PVC channel and then through an outlet which connects to the groundwork pipes below. Included in the category of linear drains are slot drains as well as channel...

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Linear Drain vs Centre Square Drain

Linear Drain vs Centre Square Drain

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LINEAR DRAINS AND CENTRE SQUARE DRAINS ?   In this article we explore the differences between the linear drains and the more traditional centre square drains. Both types are very obviously designed to drain water however there are many details that separate them. The centre drain ( also known as a square drain or round drain ) features an outlet normally between 50mm and 110mm that connects directly into the trap or groundwork pipe. Linear drains are sleek and make styling your project simple. Linear drains have always been a strong weapon to drain the water, but products like Aquabocci’s S66 linear drain...

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What is a slot drain?

What is a slot drain?

A Slot Drain is a drainage channel with a narrow top entry for the water to pass down into the channel below. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SLOT DRAIN AND CHANNEL DRAIN The difference between a slot drain and a channel drain is the width of the top grate that sits on top of the plastic channel and is visible after the tile or stone has been installed. Slot Drains have a very narrow grate that is designed to sit a few millimetres below the finished floor level so that the water can pass over the stone or tile and down through the grate into the PVC channel below. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES...

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Flush Threshold Drains for Doors

Flush Threshold Drains for Doors

For as long as we can all remember traditional building regulations and chunky door systems have resulted in a 120mm - 150mm step down to your outdoor area. With the development of  the Aquabocci R-47 flush threshold drain and many new flush threshold door systems on the market,  it is much easier to keep water from getting inside your home allowing you to have that flush finish from inside to out.   DOES A DOOR NEED A THRESHOLD?   In today’s market there are many sophisticated sliding a bi-fold door systems that have a concealed or flush sill that allows you to install the finished floor level flush on...

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All you need to know about flush threshold drains

All you need to know about flush threshold drains

What is a flush threshold drain?   The idea of a completely flush finish flowing from your living area is a look that most of us would like to achieve for our property. However, there are a few reasons that this has been difficult to achieve and is still not possible for most building projects.   Firstly, many sliding door and bi-fold door systems contain large chunky sills and frames that are simply not designed to achieve a fully flush threshold. Many doors may allow a flush finish on the internal side however the shape of the sill and location...

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