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Old 10-02-2012, 01:43 PM   #16
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Before you dig anymore, PLEASE post some pics. A pool liner for a bathtub....dude

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I forgot to ask how you plan to fill and drain this thing and what systems you have in mind for treating and heating the water to hot tub temp? The ground around it will suck ambient temperature instantly.

You could do a natural design or one conventional with a filter and all that jazz. Natural pools, tubs and spas are becoming the rage and they should. They are beautiful and complete sustainable environments. Low or no chemical requirements. Kids get to play with some aquatic creatures.

Unless you are into weird toe fungus and raising mosquitoes you cannot just leave a tub of water outside.

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Before you dig anymore, PLEASE post some pics. A pool liner for a bathtub....dude
It stopped being just a bathtub when he decided to bury it in the ground. Why is this funny to you? He has to line it with gunite, vinyl or something does he not?

I say again, call a pool or spa designer in on this.
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It stopped being just a bathtub when he decided to bury it in the ground. Why is this funny to you? He has to line it with gunite, vinyl or something does he not?

I say again, call a pool or spa designer in on this.

He is talking about a TUB in his house, dug in the ground ( assuming its in the basement) and wants to line it with a pool liner. Now to see the look on a pool/ spa designers face when he comes out to see this big hole dug in this guys basement...... Non of this yet is funny to you??
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He is talking about a TUB in his house, dug in the ground ( assuming its in the basement) and wants to line it with a pool liner. Now to see the look on a pool/ spa designers face when he comes out to see this big hole dug in this guys basement...... Non of this yet is funny to you??
Explained as you did, it is hilarious.

Somehow I missed this was a hole in his basement. I would still be calling a pool and spa company though.
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:54 PM   #21
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Im assuming basement- he said up top he couldnt fit a pre-made tub down the stairs.
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I will once I'm finished digging.

Question though - what about skipping the concreting completely and just getting a pound / swimming pool liner? Or concreting, then using a pound liner, since your have a way to glue it.
I am done. You want affirmation your half baked approach to this will somehow work.

I say, for the last time, this is not a DIY project. Call in a pool, spa or tub designer that build to the approved specs they provide if you want to do the work yourself.
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Tubs-r-us,

Have you got that hole dug yet?

Don't worry about what everyone is saying.

Worst case scenario, you can put a slatted floor on it and raise some hogs on top of it.

Give us a progress report.

Regarding waterproofing, I want you to plaster it nice and smooth with some fiber reinforced plaster, then hydro-ban the bejesus out of it.
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Don't let the negatives on these forums get you down!
OMG
I encountered the same thing on my post about a warped wooden base flooring fix. I went ahead with my idea and it turned out GREAT.
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Where are the pics
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I don't think OP ever said exactly what his plans for this are. Will it be an indoor pond?

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