New bath plug unit

M

marsaday

I am fitting a new bath and i have bought a trap waste unit which is a push down one (no plug on a chain).

It has a big white washer which fits under the bath, but no washer for the section which goes in through the top of the bath.

Do i need to apply a bead of silicon here ?

How do i tighten the under carriage with the top bit. It looks like i have to jam a screwdriver down the plug to stop it spinning and tighten from underneath.
 
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M

marsaday

The bit between the top of the bath plug hole and the underside of the plastic plug hole casing ?

Not silicon ?
 
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calorific

Purist say "nothing". I say "silicon". Not sure about what you've got. but screw the top bit down with your hand and then tighten up by a bit of jiggery pokery between adjusting the top and bottom. Do a dry run first, obviously, and make sure you work quickly with the silicon and wipe off any excess immediately using white spirit an pleny of loo roll/kitchen paper ;)
 

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