LINEAR DRAINS: The Solution To Common Plumbing And Remodeling Problems

Approved by: AIA, IDCEC, NKBA, NARI, HSW.
Provided by: QM Drain.

Description

As walk-in or barrier-free showers continue to rise in popularity, the need for a proper linear drain installation has become paramount. Linear drains can be sleek and elegant, allowing you a more holistic approach to bathroom design.

This course discusses how to specify linear drains and offers solutions to common plumbing and remodeling projects. We’ll discuss how to choose a drain design and help you address the dilemma we often encounter on new construction and remodeling jobs.

Finally, we’ll talk about the performance in the right linear drain along with ADA considerations which will improve functionality and have a gratifying experience while offering independence and comfort.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn how to solve the issue of having an off center drain pipe to better the safety and welfare of its occupants.
  • Participants will become an expert in choosing the perfect linear drain for your project as functionality and design can go hand in hand.
  • Participants will understand the value of walk-in showers and the benefits linear drains can offer.
  • Performance is important and participants will discover the best materials for a drain.

Equipment Required

  • Projector with screen or TV set
  • Computer or mobile device with PowerPoint or Keynoten.

HSW Justification

This course is primed with linear drain information that will better the health, safety, and welfare of the occupants in the bath space.

We first discuss common problems which affect proper installation of a linear drain, like the drain position.

We discuss different drain outlets and address the issues, along with solutions. The course then goes through different design types that offer different overall attributes of the drain.

We learn about how to specify drains based on the drain outlet locations, and how to maximize the best outcome for the safety and welfare of the users and the built environment.

A curbless shower is a great equalizer, accommodating the needs of everyone in a home or hotel room. We discuss ADA considerations along with barrier-free shower options as it offers people of all ages and abilities the freedom to safely enter the shower, without the need to climb over a threshold or into a tub.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn how to solve the issue of having an off center drain pipe to better the safety and welfare of its occupants.
  • Participants will become an expert in choosing the perfect linear drain for your project as functionality and design can go hand in hand.
  • Participants will understand the value of walk-in showers and the benefits linear drains can offer.
  • Performance is important and participants will discover the best materials for a drain.

Equipment Required

  • Projector with screen or TV set
  • Computer or mobile device with PowerPoint or Keynoten.

HSW Justification

This course is primed with linear drain information that will better the health, safety, and welfare of the occupants in the bath space.

We first discuss common problems which affect proper installation of a linear drain, like the drain position.

We discuss different drain outlets and address the issues, along with solutions. The course then goes through different design types that offer different overall attributes of the drain.

We learn about how to specify drains based on the drain outlet locations, and how to maximize the best outcome for the safety and welfare of the users and the built environment.

A curbless shower is a great equalizer, accommodating the needs of everyone in a home or hotel room. We discuss ADA considerations along with barrier-free shower options as it offers people of all ages and abilities the freedom to safely enter the shower, without the need to climb over a threshold or into a tub.