ACO BuildLine – threshold drainage

Private House, Willow Street, Malvern, VIC

Malvern is an up-market inner-city suburb located 8km south-east of Melbourne's CBD.The location boasts large, quality, period homes with plenty of green spaces and has avibrant café and restaurant precinct. Malvern has homes from the Edwardian, Victorianand Art Deco era and the suburb is updating or renovating its impressive historic homes

Project Design Brief

The owners of the quality home had large areas around the swimming pool that requireddrainage and wanted a discreet drainage system that harmonised with the large terrazzotiles selected for the pavement. The designer worked with ACO to develop a customstainless steel tile insert drainage system that would operate in an external application.

ACO’s Solution

  • BalconyDrain with custom tile insert
  • ACO’s Technical Service Department provided designers with grate intake data to ensure the grate would capture all the water run-off

Benefits

  • Custom-made stainless steel V-shaped channel aids water flow to the outlets and minimises standing water in the channel
  • Custom-made stainless steel tile insert to ensure the tile would be secure
  • Continuous intake slot around the perimeter of the pool area, for efficient drainage

Other ACO Products Used

  • Bathroom drainage systems
  • External trench drains

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