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The smallest freestanding tub is 4 feet long, ideal for an adult of average height. Clawfoot tubs, such as the American Bath Factory Jester Claw Foot Bathtub, add a vintage touch to a bathroom. Pedestal tubs, such as the Pelion Acrylic Freestanding Tub, are suited for a modern look.

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The most common materials used to make bathtubs are porcelain, acrylic, fiberglass, enameled cast iron and cast polymer, according to About.com. Each material creates a different look, weight and feel for the tub.

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Bathtubs can be painted, but it is important to prepare the old surface properly, apply a primer, and use an acrylic polymer paint or epoxy specifically designed for bathtubs. The new paint does not adhere properly if the existing surface is not thoroughly cleaned and sanded.

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To paint a bathtub, use a commercial lime remover to clean the tub, then wet-sand it to deglaze the finish before applying a dedicated tub and tile paint. The process takes about 8 hours, but requires 2 more days for the new finish to cure.

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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 to be moved out of the bathroom. The tools that will be needed for this task incl

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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 project,

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A bathtub cutout is a process that removes part of the side of the tub to make it easier for a user to step in and out of the bathtub without risking a fall. A new step is set securely in place over the cutout area for a finished look.

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The process of installing a new bathtub involves removing the existing tub; moving the new tub into place before connecting the supports, drain and water supply; securing the tub in place; and installing the finish. Replacing an existing tub is a labor-intensive process, and an assistant can be bene

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Some good products for cleaning a bathtub are baking soda, cream of tartar, hydrogen peroxide and oven cleaner. These products, along with salt, turpentine, shampoo and vinegar, address the various problem areas in bathtubs.

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American Bath Factory, American Standard and Americh Bathtubs are among the top bathtub manufacturers, according to Bathtubs 101. Other highly rated manufacturers include American Shower and Bath Corporation, Bain Ultra and Toto Bathtubs.