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Old 03-22-2010, 06:17 AM   #1
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How to install a fiberglass bathtub?


I need to know how to install a fibreglass bathtub. Some say you need to install it with sand and others say with sement. Please help!!!
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How to install a fiberglass bathtub?


Many tubs require a formable base to support the bottom. Check manufacturers recommendations.

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Bill's correct. But do put some type of base under the tub. David
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thinset seems to work good
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Typically recommended to have a bed or thinset or similar under the tub. Else it may well have movement and give when you stand in it. A search here should provide additional details.
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We use "High strength mortar mix" Sometimes the distance between the floor and the deck is too great. Thinset only works in about 1/4" thickness (hence the name thinset)
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That's the first time I've heard of that Alan, makes sense though. Thanks.

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