Skirted Tub Sizes - Kitchen & Bath Remodeling - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum
Advertisement


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling > Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes
Old 07-06-2011, 04:46 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 22
Rewards Points: 10
Default

skirted tub sizes


I am preparing to replace an old skirted tub, but I am little bit concerned about matching the the size of the new tub. Looking on lowes.com, I see a whole bunch of 30x60" tubs. The currently installed tub measures 28x58". I would think that the 30x60" inch tub is the correct size, but losing 2 inches on each side seems like a lot.

So all I am asking is whether 2 inches is typically lost in the apparent length of a tub after it is installed?

And while I am asking that, I would also like to know whether the position of the overflow and the drain holes in the tub are standardized.

Thanks for any help.
kimbokasteniv is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-08-2011, 07:02 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Wilmington, DE
Posts: 3,118
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default


The usual nominal length is 60", width may vary by a few inches, but 30-32 is usual. Not sure the exact drain hole location is standard, that is why plumbing conections have slip joints.
Just Bill is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-08-2011, 11:37 AM   #3
Stuck in the 70's
 
Blondesense's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: south central Missouri
Posts: 2,205
Rewards Points: 12
Default


A tub is measured from flange to flange. If you are measuring a tub that is currently installed and are measuring from the inside of the surround you won't get an accurate measurement.
Blondesense is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Staple sizes for Romex? lesp Electrical 2 05-28-2011 05:04 AM
conductor sizes M L A Electrical 2 03-04-2011 11:17 AM
conductor sizes L A Electrical 1 03-04-2011 11:12 AM
Stock Cabinet Sizes MrBill_DIY Carpentry 7 12-14-2010 03:40 PM
Electrical Box screw sizes jamiedolan Electrical 2 12-15-2008 03:33 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts