How do you install a bathtub shower combo?

How much does it cost to install a shower tub combo?

Shower/tub combos cost around $300 to $700 for a fiberglass surround, and they usually take a few hours to install with the plumbing. Installing a shower/tub combo is usually a little more involved than a stall, so plan to pay $600 to $800 for the installation of the unit and fixtures.

How do you install a tub shower unit?

What is the rough opening for a tub shower combo?

the rough opening for the tub (stud to stud) should be 5′-1/4″.

What is the average size of a tub shower combo?

Most bathtub and shower combos come standard and are 60 inches by 30 inches by 72 inches or 60 inches by 36 inches by 72 inches. This includes a 60-inch basin length, 30 or 36-inch basin width, and 60-inch wall width.

Is a 60 inch tub really 60 inches?

Most 60tubs are not the full 60” long (but are often close). The measure is from the outer rim to outer rim of any projection and a 60tub is designed to slide into a rough-in space of 60” long.

Are all bathtubs 60 inches?

In general, standard dimensions will give you a rough figure for the size of the bathtub. However, they all vary depending on the shape and type of bathtub you are looking to purchase. For a typical standard, wall-wall bathtub, the measures will be roughly 60 inches long, 30-32 inches wide.

Are there tubs smaller than 60 inches?

A small bathtub typically measures less than 60 inches, but can still deliver plenty of room for sudsy fun or soothing soak sessions. The style of tub you choose, along with the depth of the tub, will be the biggest factors to consider as you begin shopping.

How do you convert a 60 inch tub to a 60 inch space?

It is exactly as wide as the tub the whole length of the bathroom (roughly 60” x 8′). So the only way to get it in will be to stand it tall side up, slide it thru the door. Slide it to the end of the room (where the enclove is) and then lay it down.

How do I make my bathtub a tight space?

How do you remove a bathtub and install it?

What is the standard bathtub size?

Standard tubs usually have external measurements around 60 inches long, 30 inches wide and 14 to 16 inches high. When shopping for a soaking tub, find a tub that measures between 60 inches long and 72 inches long. Persons over six feet tall may want to consider an oversized bathtub for the most comfort.

How do I measure for a new bathtub?

Using a measuring tape, measure the edge of the tub from one end to another for height and width. To measure the height of the bathtub, take measurement from the floor to the top. If you don’t get a round figure, take a number that is close to the standard size.

What is the minimum size of a bathtub?

While there are no code requirements for tub size, minimum clear floor space alongside a bathtub should be at least 60 inches long (the length of a standard tub) and 30 inches wide. Always allow clear space for access to plumbing and/or whirlpool motors.

How do you tell if a bathtub is fiberglass or acrylic?

Look around the tub’s edges and see if it appears thinner; this could be an indication that it is acrylic. Acrylic tubs usually come in more colors than fiberglass tubs, as fiberglass tubs are commonly white. Acrylic also feels warmer to the touch than fiberglass, and tubs made of acrylic have smoother finishes.

Do acrylic tubs turn yellow?

Acrylic tub – These tubs are created by heating and molding (vacuum forming) sheets of acrylic which are reinforced underneath with fiberglass. Since the material is non-porous it will not allow mold and mildew to build up. Color is solid through the acrylic so it won’t yellow like a fiberglass bathtub.

How long will an acrylic tub last?

Unlike fiberglass, acrylic is an affordable and durable option for your bathtub, especially when combined with another strong foundational material, like a high-tech polymer. On average, acrylic tubs last around 10 to 15 years, significantly longer than a fiberglass tub.

What is better porcelain or acrylic tubs?

Acrylic is generally a much more durable material when compared to porcelain. Although porcelain tubs have a much harder surface and are more resistant to scratches when compared to acrylic, the harder surface is much more susceptible to cracks and chipping from heavy impacts.