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Slide Rail installation instructions

Installing a slide rail in your shower is not a difficult
task and can be easily accomplished by most people with some basic tools. Please
take your time when installing a slide rail shower. Position the slide rail
carefully before drilling into your wall. Make sure the hole you drill is sized
for the drywall anchor you are using (some slide rail sets may contain different
sized screws and anchors, double check before drilling!) Do not try to drill all
the holes at one time, take it in steps to make sure all holes are spaced
properly.


 


ISA Yoga and ISA Igloo Slide Rails


ISA Yoga & Igloo Slide Rails (Igloo Slide Rail mounts
look different than the Yoga Slide Rail mounts, but the installation is almost
exactly the same.)


1. You'll need an 8mm (5/16") drill bit to install the ISA Yoga, ISA
VIP, ISA Elite and the ISA Igloo Slide Rail Shower sets. When drilling through
ceramic tile and other hard wall surfaces, you'll need a 'ceramic' or 'masonry'
bit. (Please note on the picture below, the white plastic stud coming out of the
back of the wall bracket needs to be cut or broken off. Not all Yoga sets will
have this stud.)


mounting parts 


2. On the Yoga sets, use long screw to push plug out of wall bracket from the back side of the
bracket. On the Igloo sets, the top and bottom knobs slide off.


plug removal 


3. Position slide bar to the height and location that you want it and mark
top hole only.


position bar


4. Drill top hole and insert drywall anchor. (See below for other
mounting anchor options.)


dry wall anchor


5. Screw top bracket loosely onto wall and making sure bar is straight and vertical,
mark bottom hole.


6. Drill bottom hole and insert drywall anchor.


7. Before tightening bar onto wall, use plumber's putty or silicone sealant on back side of the
wall spacers to prevent water from getting into the screw holes. Do not
overtighten screws.


8. Hand tighten hose onto water supply and handshower. 


9. Wait until sealant has dried before showering.


10. Yoke tension can be adjusted (not usually necessary) by sliding off the
side buttons and tightening or loosening the screws on either side.


yoke tension


 


 


ISA VIP Slide Rails


1. You'll need an 8mm (5/16") drill bit to install the ISA Yoga, ISA
VIP, ISA Elite and the ISA Igloo Slide Rail Shower sets. When drilling through
ceramic tile and other hard wall surfaces, you'll need a 'ceramic' or 'masonry'
bit. 


2. Hold slide bar to the height and location that you want it and mark
top hole only. (Please note: in the picture below the mounting disk is shown
reversed. It needs to mount in the opposite direction.)


VIP bracket


3. Drill top hole and insert drywall anchor. (See below for other mounting
anchor options.) Use plumber's putty or silicone sealer into and around anchor.


dry wall anchor


4. Screw top mounting disk ( groove to wall) onto wall. Do not
overtighten screws.


VIP mounting disk


5. Attach either brass bracket to the disk using the allen set screw.


VIP bracket set screw


6. Insert bar into bracket and bottom bracket onto bar. Mark and drill bottom hole and insert drywall anchor.
Repeat step 4 for bottom mounting disk.


7. Hand tighten hose onto water supply and handshower. 


8. Wait until sealant has dried before showering.


9. Yoke tension can be adjusted (not usually necessary) by sliding off the
side buttons and tightening or loosening the screws on either side.


yoke tension


 


 


HS1001 Brass Slide Rails


1. You'll need the proper sized drill bit to install the HS Slide Rail Shower sets.
The manufacturer does not package these slide rails with a uniform sized drywall
anchor. When drilling through
ceramic tile and other hard wall surfaces, you'll need a 'ceramic' or 'masonry'
bit.


HS1001_parts.JPG (75903 bytes)


2. Hold slide bar to the height and location that you want it and mark
top hole only.


dry wall anchor


3. Drill top hole and insert drywall anchor. (You must
determine proper drill bit size before starting.)


HS1001_mounting_stud.JPG (29953 bytes)


4. Screw brass mounting stud onto drywall anchor. The stud
has a fiber sealing washer attached to the backside to seal against wall. You
may need to still use a sealant if your wall is not smooth.


HS1001_mounting_stud_with_trim_ring.JPG (33037 bytes)


5. Apply plumbers putty or silicone sealant to the backside
of the trim ring and thread onto stud. Hand tighten only.


HS1001_mount_attached_to_stud.JPG (17564 bytes)


6. Using a small blade screwdriver, tighten mounting bracket
set screw firmly onto stud.


HS1001_rail_attached_to_mount.JPG (18891 bytes)


7. Screw rail onto mounting bracket.


8. Repeat steps above for bottom mounting bracket.


9. Hand tighten hose onto water supply and handshower. 


10. Wait until sealant has dried before showering.


HS Slide Rail Brass Holder.JPG (47723 bytes)


11. Handle mounting bracket tension can be adjusted by tightening or
loosening screw inside handle slot.


 


 


HS1002 Brass Slide Rails


1. You'll need the proper sized drill bit to install the HS Slide Rail Shower sets.
The manufacturer does not package these slide rails with a uniform sized drywall
anchor. When drilling through
ceramic tile and other hard wall surfaces, you'll need a 'ceramic' or 'masonry'
bit.


HS1002 apart.JPG (49594 bytes)


2. Hold slide bar to the height and location that you want it and mark
top hole only.


dry wall anchor


3. Drill top hole and insert drywall anchor. (You must
determine proper drill bit size before starting.)


HS1002 mounting disk.JPG (26281 bytes)


4. Screw brass mounting disk onto drywall anchor. The disk
has an o-ring attached to the backside to seal against wall. You may need to
still use a sealant if your wall is not smooth.


HS1002 mount threaded onto disk.JPG (23128 bytes)


5. Thread mounting bracket onto disk. Hand tighten only (disk
will turn on wall to line up hole for rail.)


HS1002 locking pin.JPG (26525 bytes)
HS1002 locking pin inserted in rail.JPG (19346 bytes)
HS1002 mounted.JPG (16069 bytes)


6. Line up hole in slide rail and push locking pin into
mounting bracket.


7. Repeat steps above for bottom mounting bracket.


8. Hand tighten hose onto water supply and handshower. 


9. Wait until sealant has dried before showering.


HS Slide Rail Brass Holder.JPG (47723 bytes)


10. Handle mounting bracket tension can be adjusted by tightening or
loosening screw inside handle slot.


 


 


HC-SR01 Brass Slide Rail with Glass Shelf


1. You'll need the proper sized drill bit to install the HS Slide Rail Shower sets.
The manufacturer does not package these slide rails with a uniform sized drywall
anchor. When drilling through
ceramic tile and other hard wall surfaces, you'll need a 'ceramic' or 'masonry'
bit.


Wall_bracket_1_-_HC-SR01-PVD.JPG (35695 bytes)


2. Hold slide bar to the height and location that you want it and mark
top hole only.


dry wall anchor


3. Drill top holes and insert drywall anchors. (You must
determine proper drill bit size before starting.)


wall_disk_HC-SR01.JPG (48290 bytes)


4. Screw mounting disk onto drywall anchors. Use a sealant
between shower wall and disk. Before removing wall mount as described below,
install bottom disk. Measure carefully and check twice before drilling.


Wall_bracket_exploded_view_3_-_HC-SR01-PVD.JPG (22977 bytes)
Wall_bracket_exploded_view_2_-_HC-SR01-PVD.JPG (22709 bytes)


5. Remove nut and washer to take apart bottom wall mount. Use
pliers to loosen double threaded stud. (PLEASE NOTE: the double threaded stud
hidden inside the brass sleeve will have wrench marks on it from the factory.
This is normal and will not show when the slide rail is installed)


Wall_bracket_exploded_view_1_-_HC-SR01-PVD.JPG (24533 bytes)
Wall_bracket_3_-_HC-SR01-PVD.JPG (28879 bytes)


6. When the bracket has been removed, slide glass shelf onto
rail and reassemble. Position so set screw is facing towards back wall so it's
not visible when entering shower.


7. Place slide rail brackets over wall disks and tighten set
screws. Tighten set screw on glass shelf.


8. Hand tighten hose onto water supply and handshower. 


9. Wait until sealant has dried before showering.


HS Slide Rail Brass Holder.JPG (47723 bytes)


10. Handle mounting bracket tension can be adjusted by tightening or
loosening screw inside handle slot.


 


 


Swing Arm Slide Rail


1. You'll need the proper sized drill bit to install the Swing
Arm Slide Rail Shower set.
The manufacturer does not package these slide rails with a uniform sized drywall
anchor. When drilling through
ceramic tile and other hard wall surfaces, you'll need a 'ceramic' or 'masonry'
bit.


Mounting hardware for Swing Arm Slide Bar.JPG (59138 bytes)


2. Hold swing arm slide bar to the height and location that you want it.
Determine which side of mounting bracket you want the arm to be on. Slide back
chrome cover and remove drywall anchors and screws.


dry wall anchor


3. Carefully mark and drill the 3 holes, making sure the
slide arm will be perfectly vertical, and insert drywall anchors. (You must
determine proper drill bit size before starting.)


VBS1002C - a.JPG (27814 bytes)


4. Apply plumbers putty or silicone sealant between mounting
bracket and shower wall. Screw swing arm onto drywall anchors.


VBS1002C - b.JPG (28408 bytes)


5. Carefully line up slots on chrome cover with grooves in
mounting bracket and slide cover in place.


Swing Arm Slide Bar - up.JPG (11872 bytes)
Swing Arm Slide Bar - down.JPG (11737 bytes)


6. Hand tighten hose onto water supply and handshower. 


7. Wait until sealant has dried before showering.


 


 


 


Wall_Shower_with_Swing_Arm_Slide_Rail_Shower.JPG (30292 bytes)


 


 In addition to a slide rail shower set, you may also want a standard
wall shower. This gives you the option of using either shower head whenever you
want. All you need is a diverter valve.


 


 


Here are 2 alternative anchors to use instead of the drywall anchors included
with your slide rail shower set. Both offer a greater degree of holding strength
compared to plastic drywall anchors, but we have had 1000's of customers use the
standard drywall anchor bolts without problems. Please keep in mind, no matter
what type of anchor you use, slide rail bars are not safety grab bars.


Molly bolt
Molly Bolt


Toggle bolt
Toggle bolt


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