How long should a linear shower drain be?
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Correspondingly, how long should a linear drain be?
This depends on the size of the shower area and most importantly the location of the shower drain. Length needs to be the exact distance between both walls, the wall tiles are placed on the shower drain's flange. Length needs to be smaller than the distance between both walls with at least 8-10 cm on both sides.
Also, how long is a shower drain? Linear drains come in many different lengths, up to as long as 72”. It's important to know that both types of drains take the water away with equal efficiency. Unless you have an unusually large amount of water in your shower, either type will work. In most cases a point drain will cost less than a linear drain.
Considering this, are linear shower drains better?
Linear drains do more than look cool and are far beyond an embellishment but an improvement. This essential part of the plumbing system of your shower is now an architectural focal point not just for waste water but to enhance the complete aesthetic of the space.
How do I choose a linear drain?
Free in the floor / against the wall Determine where you want to place your (linear) shower drain. You can choose between “free in the floor” or an “against the wall” installation. We recommend installing your shower drain “against the wall”.