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  1. Plumbing
    I'm interested in installing a clawfoot tub as a drop in - with normal use being the shower and an occasional soak in the tub. The challenge is that the tub will create a lip above the deck which will need to be sloped and drained or some other drain option. My intention is to install it with...
  2. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi, I have the original clawfoot tub that came with my 1911-built home. I want to keep it. I want to replace the ugly linoleum below it. I have had a few handyman/contractors tell me they have to remove all the attached plumbing and then move the tub out of the bathroom into the adjoining...
  3. Plumbing
    So i bought a 127 year old house and the bathroom still has the old iron clawfoot tub in it. as much as i would like to keep it, it takes up way too much space in the 10x5 bathroom and i need to take it out. Is there any way other then taking a sledge to it to get it out? If thats the only way...
  4. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hey everyone, my house was built in the 1950's and as you can see the bathroom has gone through some updates over the years. I purchased it about 2 years ago and being put under pressure to buy a property, I ended up with this one. The bathroom/washroom had wallpaper and a pedestal sink. All...
  5. Painting
    I need advice on painting the exterior of a clawfoot bathtub. The exterior of the tub was blasted with crushed glass (soda blasted on the interior) and all of the old paint was removed with this process. The cast iron has some pitting, probably due to age and years of sitting outdoors, but...
  6. Plumbing
    I am looking to set up a stand up shower for my clawfoot tub. Pre-packaged kits are available, but they are RIDICULOUSLY expensive. I have a fine faucet and handheld shower assembly, so all I need is a rod that encircles the whole tub (similar to the oval or D shaped setups) to hang the...
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