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Old 11-05-2011, 09:25 PM   #1
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Setting a bath tub


I am trying to install a bath tub in the basement. Manufacturer recommends that the bath tub be set in a bed of mortar. I followed a recommendation in one of the threads and used a 6 mil poly on top of the mortor bed to prevent the mortar from sticking to the underside of the tub. However, I have a feeling that the poly did not deflect enough and let the mortar to sink in between the ribs of the tub. The tub sunk into mortar by about 1/4" maybe.

Am I better off removeing the tub and redoing the mortar bed?

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