While taking a long bubble bath in a deep claw foot. Clawfoot tub shower conversion kit.
The clawfoot bathtub shower conversion kit is the group of fixtures that attach to your clawfoot tub faucet to add full shower capability.
Plumbing conversion clawfoot tub to shower. Once you have your conversion kit you will need to remove the claw foot tub faucet and its hardware. Sturdy and stylish this gooseneck clawfoot tub shower conversion kit is made of heavy duty brass tubing and comes with matching jumbo wall flanges. This remodel more involves the rebuilding of the back wall than plumbing.
The image to the left is an overview of how the clawfoot tub shower conversion kit assembles. Current plumbing codes ipc and ma plumbing code 248 cmr 10 for example requires a 1 5 drain for a tub with a shower. That measurement will determine which valve if any will work for you.
Turn your clawfoot tub into a tub shower combination these innovative economical easy to install tub shower conversion kits are some of our best sellers. Wrap the ends of the pipes with plumbers tape place the flanges over the holes in the tile then feed the pipes one at a time through the holder the flanges and into the plumbing under the floor. Convert a claw foot tub to a shower written by doityourself staff.
Everything you need to set up your clawfoot tub for showers is in this kit including the. Adjust set screws on the pipe holders and flanges to hold the new plumbing in place. 4 1 out of 5 stars 42.
The tub of course can drain at leisure and the shower function when in use with flow limiting shower heads fall within the flow rate that a 1 5 inch drain can handle. Clawfoot convert tub faucet to shower claw foot tub faucet chrome d shower choose a. On jul 16 2009.
The plumbing part is simple and should not take long to complete. Most of the showers we offer have centers from 3 3 8 to 8. Turn off the water supply ot the house so you do not end up with water all over the room and all over you.
Bathroom shower fixture polish chrome 8 inch rainfall shower head set with tub spout shower faucet and handheld spray wall mount double cross handle. The shower riser pipe attaches to the top of your clawfoot tub faucet via the diverter button fixture at the base. Because the tub apron is in place the tub might still be difficult for people who are disabled to access.
To do so you ll need to remove your existing tub handle s to expose the supply lines and measure the distance between the centers of each hole or the centers of each pipe. With their sturdy brass construction and unique vintage design you can affordably convert your existing clawfoot tub without sacrificing style. With the addition of a door or a curtain the bathtub now can function as both a bathtub and a shower.
7 00 coupon applied at checkout save 7 00 with coupon. Home depot with shower unit in this quality stylish conversion kit is an addashower kit and in the gooseneck clawfoot tub add a shower to a shower rod.