When renovating a bathroom, it's sometimes necessary to replace the tub. Removing a bathtub involves several steps. Tubs are heavy, so enlist the aid of a helper before beginning the job. This can be a time-consuming pro... More »

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Removing a bathtub is a relatively simple task, but it will require some heavy lifting and manual labor. The task also requires the assistance of two or more individuals, especially for the part where the bathtub needs t... More »

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To refinish a bathtub, clean the tub thoroughly with a nonabrasive cleaner, and then apply two layers of a specially formulated primer. You need a bathtub refinishing kit. Wear safety gear to apply the primer, and ensure... More »

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To remove a cast iron bathtub from a bathroom, disconnect water supply to the tub, drain the tub, disconnect it from plumbing, remove the framing surrounding the tub, and piece the tub with a sledge hammer. Collecting an... More »

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To replace a bathtub, remove any attachments to the tub, disconnect the drain pipes, and remove the tub from the wall. Install the new tub, and reconnect the pipes. More »

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To resurface a plastic bathtub, thoroughly clean the tub, sand it down until smooth, and then apply epoxy with a paintbrush and a small roller. Done correctly, this creates a smooth, waterproof surface and freshens up th... More »

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To reglaze a bathtub, take out the trim plumbing, caulking and grout from the tub, ensure that the area is well ventilated, clean the bathtub thoroughly, and apply a body filler in the tub. Then, prime the bathtub, apply... More »

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