A urinal spud, or flushometer spud, is a device that is installed in a urinal to provide a means of flushing the fixture. A urinal spud typically consists of a short length of pipe with a threaded end that screws into the urinal, and a flange on the other end that rests against the wall of the fixture. A flap valve (or sometimes called a ‘flapper valve’) is attached to the end of the spud and is held
How To Install A Urinal Spud
Installing a urinal spud is a relatively simple process. The first step is to remove the old spud from the urinal. This can be done by using a screwdriver to loosen the screws that hold it in place. Once the old spud is removed, the new spud can be inserted into the hole in the urinal. The new spud should be snugly fit into the hole, and then the screws can be tightened to hold it in place.
-Urinal spud -Teflon tape -Wrench -Screwdriver -Phillips head screwdriver -Level -Pipe wrench
- Locate the urinal spud in the packaging
- Push and twist the spud until
- Insert the urinal spud into the urinal in a clockwise motion
- Remove the urinal spud from the packaging
-The urinal spud must be the correct size for the urinal- most spuds are 1 inch in diameter. -The urinal spud must be inserted into the drain pipe of the urinal in the correct position. There is a small hole at the bottom of the urinal that the spud must be inserted into in order to function properly. -If installed incorrectly, the urinal will not function and could potentially cause damage to the plumbing system.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do You Install A Urinal Drain Flange?
To install a urinal drain flange, one must first remove the old flange and clean the area where it will be installed. The new flange is then placed in position and secured with screws. The drain line is attached to the underside of the flange and the installation is complete.
How Do You Install A Urinal At Home?
You would need to purchase a urinal and have a place to install it. The urinal can be installed in the same way as a toilet, by connecting the water and drainage pipes.
What Is A Urinal Flange?
A urinal flange is a ring that fits around the outside of a urinal and provides a secure mounting point for the urinal.
A urinal spud is a device that is inserted into the urinal drain to prevent clogging. It is typically made of metal and has a flange that fits over the drain hole. The spud is inserted into the drain and the flange is then secured in place with a screw or bolt.