Spare parts for the old beige Upovieser drains (1980–1995) are no longer supplied. The production of the drains ended more than 20 years ago, and the manufacture of their spare parts has also ended. A common industry recommendation is to replace old floor drains for which spare parts are no longer available with new ones. In Finland, the type approval regulations for floor drains changed in 1995, and this old type of floor drain does not meet current requirements. As regards renovations, the only secure solution that has been tested is to remove the old drain and install a new, type-approved and certified floor drain.