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Old 03-12-2011, 08:51 PM   #1
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Where can I buy bathroom walls like those used in Re-Bath?


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I like the look and the finish of the walls and tub used in the re-bath bathrooms. But the price is absurd. Where can I buy similar bath surround materials like those used in re-bath bathrooms?

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Old 03-12-2011, 08:58 PM   #2
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On the internet, in local plumbing supply houses, big box stores, etc...
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Old 03-13-2011, 07:53 AM   #3
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I do not see anything close to the level of quality of the rebath walls sold in retail stores.... I do see cheaper/thinner surrounds, but the rebath have a nice rounded tile like finish on the edges, and seem thicker..... anyone else?
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I do not see anything close to the level of quality of the rebath walls sold in retail stores...
And still........the Re Bath prices are absurd???

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Old 03-14-2011, 06:42 AM   #5
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..... listen, I am willing to pay more that the really cheap stuff at home depot, but NOT $5000 more that rebath charges!

I just want to know where you can buy similar stuff that rebath uses..... it has gotta be somewhere.....
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..... listen, I am willing to pay more that the really cheap stuff at home depot, but NOT $5000 more that rebath charges!

I just want to know where you can buy similar stuff that rebath uses..... it has gotta be somewhere.....
That is the best plastic money can buy.
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Welcome xray316, to the best DIY'r site on the web.

Ah yes, the ole, I want the best quality but.....you know.

You could have it tiled, for the same as a high quality surround.

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..... listen, I am willing to pay more that the really cheap stuff at home depot, but NOT $5000 more that rebath charges!

I just want to know where you can buy similar stuff that rebath uses..... it has gotta be somewhere.....
I want to get a Mercedes too, but I cant seem to find anything similar for less..
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Welcome xray316, to the best DIY'r site on the web.

Ah yes, the ole, I want the best quality but.....you know.

You could have it tiled, for the same as a high quality surround.

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Re Bath is a "system" that that company has spent decades developing. It is very possible that their products are proprietary and maybe even patented. It is certainly understandable that maybe (just maybe) the products they use can't be found anywhere else. They can charge any price they feel is reasonable. If someone considers their costs "absurd" then they don't have to buy the products. Insisting the identical products are available somewhere else is what's absurd.
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To me the rebath still looks like cheesy plastic. Consider a solid surface corian like material. I've seen it done in hotel baths. Typically it's 4 eqal width slabs one each on the end walls and 2 on the back wall. They are screwed on and seams and holes caulked. Still not as nice looking as tile but an upgrade from rebath for probably a lot less money.
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I know someone who had a bathroom re-done by one of those companies (don't know which).

The guy who came out said that the plastic was PVC. You can buy sheets of PVC at a sign shop. You can't buy them with the molded details. I'm guessing that the company uses a vacuum press to put the patterns on the sheets.

In other words, they buy plain plastic, and own a factory to turn the raw material into the finished product. It's not something you can buy off-the-shelf.

What you really pay for with these companies is the speed. They typically come in and measure one day, then show up and do the install in less than a day. With tile it's going to be a lot longer than a day. Not a big problem if you have more than one bath maybe.

Personally, I wouldn't want PVC walls in my house. The stuff scratches too easily.
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Xray316,
I'm sorry to hear that price has been a deterrant in your bathroom remodel.
As a few commenters have mentioned, we offer high-quality products, a professional installation process and a lifetime warranty on all Durabath SSP products. Many of our locations also offer affordable financing options. If you would like to discuss these financing options, please call 1-800-BATHTUB.
Please contact Lisa O’Rander in the Re-Bath customer service department directly at (480) 844-1575 ext. 147 or by email at lorander@rebath.com if there's anything we can help you with.
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Well...that was decent!
Not very many companies get directly involved in forums such as this.
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There is such a thing as customer service!?!?! Wow. Not my cup o'tea. But I'm sure to mention it if someone asks me about these systems.

*going to bed happy because some companies still care.

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