How to Install a Vintage Soap Dispenser in Your Bathroom?

Bathroom soap dispensers are important accessories for any home. These are good ways to ensure personal hygiene and encourage kids at home to follow hygienic practices from a very early age. These are generally mounted near to the eye level, as compared to a normal soap bar Research has revealed that members of homes that follow regular hand washing practices are less infected by bacteria and viruses. Dispensers come in a wide variety of style and shapes, and you should choose those that seamlessly fit into the overall bathroom décor. Antique or vintage soap dispenser units are great choices. Find out how to set these up.

Go for easy setup process
The most convenient way to set up your new bathroom soap dispenser is to use silicon glue and double-sided tape, as no heavy duty equipment is needed in this case. As this is a completely superficial method, you might worry a little about how long the dispenser would be able to withstand heavy usage. However, it is likely to be alright, given that there is no additional weight exerted on the dispenser due to any pressure or pulling during usage.

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Attach to a clean surface
You would have to attach your dispenser to a very clean surface. Based on the form of surface that would work on, nail polish remover, rubbing alcohol or a similar solution would possibly a good choice. While mounting the dispenser, you would like the spot to be dry. Do not us any cleaning solution with any oil-based ingredient.

Test the weight
Take the soap compartment off the mounting bracket. When the glue is still drying, you would like to have the bracket support minimum amount of weight. Firmly press your mounting bracket against the surface of the wall. Exert pressure for just some minutes. You will need a subtle balance to determine the amount of glue to be used. Do not apply too much glue, or it will ooze out of the bracket’s sides. If you find you have ended up applying excessive glue, just use a clean cloth to wipe off the excess amount. Allow the glue to dry completely before you reattach the vintage soap dispenser and put the soap in it.

Start using the dispenser
Once the installation is complete, let the area dry for at least 6 – 12 hours before you start using the dispenser. Put lotion, soap or shampoo in the dispenser and enjoy the process. It is probably sensible to make use of labels coming with the unit. Before there is any lasting damage caused to the vintage soap dispenser during the mounting process, make sure that the spot that you have chosen for the attachment offers sufficient space for easy cleaning and refilling. The last thing that you would want is to have your vintage dispenser fall down and break. Many of the antiquated dispenser units are quite expensive in price. Thus, it is a good idea to ensure that the dispenser is safely mounted in a good spot.