A cement floor is about as solid as floors get so you might think installing a bathtub on one is a simple matter of pushing the tub into position and connecting it to the drain line. Concrete bathroom floors are most commonly found in homes with slab foundations or in basements where the floor already consists of a 4 to 8 inch concrete slab that rests directly on the soil.
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Bathtub replacement on cement floor. Checkout my video on installing the tile. After i jackhammer up the concrete and install the tub trap and drainage into the toilet drain how do i seal the floor under the tub. An effective way to install a bathtub on a concrete floor nowadays most homeowners choose an acrylic bathtub and alcove bathtub for their bathroom because this is durable and inexpensive also.
These are human errors that none can avoid. Then remove the tub spouts drains and drain shoe and take out the tub surround and drywall around the tub. I want to add a bathtub near the toilet.
Loosen the bolts that are holding the pipe rough in and the drain into the concrete floor. Installing a bathtub on a concrete slab 3 answers i have a toilet in the basement with proper vent. Remove the bolts so that you can remove the top of the drain known as the drain cover separating it from the flange and the actual drain attachment.
It is not the case. Use a wrench set to determine the proper wrench size to loosen the screws. To replace a bathtub first you ll need to cut a hole in the wall behind your tub and turn off the water supply to your bathroom.
A floor made of concrete or cement bathtub installation requires special care. The installation is actually a bit more complicated than that unless of course you re installing a cast iron clawfoot tub which doesn t require much extra support. A floor made of concrete or cement bathtub installation requires special care.
The installation is pretty easy for this bathtub. The outside part is open and it should be easy to pour concrete. Where a high quality finished flooring surface is required the concrete slab may be stained polished painted or top coated to make for a unique and.
Its design is suitable for a large bathroom and usually gets situated in the center of the room. Put the tub slowly to ensure that the tub s weight doesn t damage the plumbing drain. Having a new air bathtub not only brings a refresh feeling but also gives the bathroom interior a beautiful look.