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Floor Tile Under Bathtub



Floor Tile Under Bathtub

I have gutted my bathroom but plan to reuse a skirted cast iron kohler tub. I’m wondering what is the best way to lay the tile. Should I tile the entire floor and then install the bathtub and maybe caulk the joint where the tile goes under the tub, or should I install the tub after the hardibacker is in place and then …
Aug 17, 2004 – The OLD bathtub was cast iron. It was and an estimated weight of about 250 pounds (dry). I’m going to be installing a jetted tub within this 3-Wall nitch/cove of about the same size (60x30x20). This new tub will be acrylic/fiberglass, which weighs less than the old cast iron tub I.
Mar 4, 2007 – Does the same strategy hold true for the bathtub? (tiling the floor *before* installing the bathtub–i.e. having the tile extend under the tub area) Here’s what I’m worried about. If I refinish the bathtub and it only lasts a few years at which point I decide to replace it with another tub or a shower, I would have to rip …
Jan 26, 2006 – So I’d do the tub, the toilet, and the sink first, then once they are set where you want them to be (or where the existing plumbing dictates they must go), then move on to the tile and paint. Do the floor tile last. To clarify… You absolutely need to tile under the toilet… We did tub/shower > tile > toilet > sink/vanity …
Sep 25, 2002 – I am planning a total remodeling project of my bathroom. Since the entire floor will be exposed, are there pros and cons to setting a tub on top of a completely tiled floor versus setting the tub on the sub-floor and then tiling? Thanks for any replies. MarkB is offline …
Bathroom floors are notorious for suffering water damage and the area under the bathtub is no exception. Flooring repairs can be intimidating, but the subfloor under the tub generally consists of … … For tubs with tiled walls, you’ll need to remove about 6 inches of tile to access the flange around the tub. Use a chalk line to …
We are installing a bathtub with an apron and I would like to tile the floor under the tub. The old tub sat on the 1/2″ subfloor then the floor and underlayment were added. I would like to fill.
If the whole bathroom floor is tiled before the bath is installed…..does that not cause any issues for the feet of the bath? I’m thinking smooth tile surface … Could you not tile the floor just upto near the edge of the bath and finish off to under the bath panels once the bath is fitted. Often technical diagrams of …
If the floor to this new bathroom is constructed with wood floors joists and a wood sub-floor, the walls should be constructed before plumbing drain lines are installed. The opposite is true if the ….. It’s now time to install cement board on any walls around the tub that will be covered with ceramic tile. Consider installing …