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August 12, 2017 18:06

Water heater in the bathroom ( photo 20 ) : authorized to install , and Khrushchev in stalinkas

Water heater in the bathroom
  • Show or hide?
  • Site selection and installation guidelines
  • what law regulated the installation?
  • requirements and installation conditions

If your home is connected to the gas supply, then you have the opportunity to enjoy the presence of pipes, hot water constantly, and not be dependent on public services. However, its disadvantages are practically at all, including gas and heating.We will not dwell in detail on each of the possible drawbacks, and only talk about one problem faced by everyone who lived in the house with a gas pipeline.

In today's article will discuss about the features of the use and installation of flow gas water heater in the bathroom.You will learn about where best to establish a gas column, and how to do it without breaking the safety rules.

Water heater in the bathroom
Water heater in the bathroom
Water heater in the bathroom

Show or hide?

Of course, we all want to make a bathroom comfortable and aesthetic premises, because it is - the territory not only health, but also relaxation.Large, not always outwardly priglyadnoe gas eq

uipment usually does not fit into our concepts of beautiful and comfortable bathroom, although now you can be available to meet the speakers that can become an ornament to the bathroom.

patterned heater
patterned heater

It would seem that the most obvious solution - a gas column to hide inside the walls, but all safety standards and requirements to do so is strictly prohibited. Therefore, if you do not want to leave the water-heater in the mind, you can hide it in a niche of drywall or cabinet.

Hidden gas water heater in the bathroom cabinet

necessary to comply with two important points:

  1. Nis should be significantly more than the water heater;
  2. necessary to ensure free and easy access to the column (built into the niche door made of plastic or made of the same gypsum board).
Water heater in the bathroom
Water heater in the bathroom

Site Selection and principles

installations in old houses - in stalinkas and first Khrushchev - project included the location of the gas column only in the bathroom.It is there that were derived flue and ventilation, so the heater is moved to another location, such as the kitchen, no instance did not coordinate.

Water heater in the bathroom

Today, building codes allow the placement of the gas column in the bathroom and in the kitchen, but require compliance with several important principles:

  • to the device is required to access shall be provided,allows to quickly carry out inspection, maintenance or repair work;
  • instantaneous gas water heater must not impede the movement in the bathroom, interfere with the use of plumbing fixtures or furniture.
Water heater in the bathroom
Water heater in the bathroom
Water heater in the bathroom

what law regulated the installation?

main documents that need to be guided by installing in the house gas equipment for today are:

  • Code SP Rules 62.13330.211 "Gas distribution systems."The updated edition of SNiP 42-01-2002;
  • Code SP 60.13330.2012 Rules "HVAC".The updated edition of SNIP 01/31/2003.

sections "Building Regulations" issued prior to 2003, relating to the use of gas columns in apartment buildings, are considered not relevant, so you can not take them into account.

geyser
geyser
geyser
geyser

requirements and installation conditions

choosing the optimal location for the flow of the gas water heater in the bathroom, it is necessary to comply with the requirements,specified in the governing documents, or gas service can admit your actions are illegal. Here is a list of the most important rules under which permitted the installation in the bathroom:

  • gas column can not be placed on a wall covered with combustible finishing materials;
  • column should be located at a distance of not less than 150 mm from the furniture and the side walls;
  • to speakers installed in closed conduits (eg, drywall niches or special cases), be sure to recuperation pipe must be supplied.
Water heater in the bathroom
Water heater in the bathroom

Also gasman may have a claim, if violated requirements that it is practically impossible to fulfill the inhabitants of standard urban apartments:

  • room in which the heatermust have an area of ​​not less than 15 m2;
  • in this room must be a window opens with an area of ​​at least 0.45 m2.

Fortunately, a violation of the last points of the eyes are usually closed.

Water heater in the bathroom