Installing the new tub surround a mobile home bathtub surround installs with glue and sometimes with plastic rivets too. I was just wondering if there was some other reason such.
Remove these screws with the proper screwdriver.
Installing and uninstalling a bathtub in a mobile home. I live in a super old mobile home. Set the surround into it then immediately pulling the surround out of the glue. This step may require more than one person to maneuver the tub and then remove it from the mobile home.
Mobile home bathroom floors. If a liner doesn t appeal to you the last option is to buy a new bathtub for your mobile home and replace it. A full shower pan is the same size as your mobile home bathtub 54 x 27 the shower stall sized pan is 32 x 32.
Installed access door showing a peak at the main shut off behind it. Check out these great tips on remodeling your manufactured home bathroom that kimberly shared with us. Unless you are prepared to remove a wall in your mobile home you ll need to order from a mobile home supply.
Prepare the opening for the tub. The current bathtub is 52 and i was looking at a 54. One of the walls needs to be torn down and replaced and can be moved to accommodate the extra inches.
Follow these step by step directions for a bathtub replacement and you ll be soaking in your new tub in no time. Prep for the new bathtub. I believe subflooring is the most important part of a mobile home bathroom remodel.
It can rot and cause weak spots and swelling. Buying a new mobile home bathtub. Mobile home bathtubs are usually smaller than the tubs you can buy at lowe s or home depot.
Click here to read a little more about shower pans. This video shows how easy it is to learn ho. Every drop of water that is allowed to reach the flooring meaning the sub floor and joists under the floor covering as well as the insulation can get damaged.
Outline the surround on the wall with a bead of glue and then just add beads of glue inside the outline. There will be screws securing the lip of the tub to the walls. 1970 something anyway the bathtub needs to be replaced and i was wondering if i have to use a mobile home bathtub or if i can use any bathtub.
Once the screws have been removed you should be able to pull out the tub. The old bathtub should now be loose and able to be lifted out and removed from the bathroom. First be sure that the rim support boards are set at the proper height for the new tub.
Kimberly did a complete manufactured home bathroom remodeling project.