How to remove a bathtub. This sometimes requires you to cut. How to easly safely remove old tub disconnect bath waste drain. Before you replace your tub consider comfort in addition to cost. How to replace a bathtub.
Remove the existing bathtub. Insert several scraps of plywood or cardboard skid under the. Once youve removed the tub the next step is to prepare for the new one. Cut along the line with a drywall saw and remove the section between the line and the tub all the way down to the studs.
Remove the screws or nails all the way around the top and sides of the tub with a pry bar. Use a screwdriver or pry bar to remove the screws or nails that attach the tub flange to. To remove a built in tub follow these steps. When the tub is free from the walls use a pry bar to loosen the front of the tub from the floor.
This is short video outlining the basic steps needed to remove your old bathtub at home. Prep the location for the new bathtub. This step requires checking the drain preparing the hardware and more. A cheap replacement is likely to be narrow and uncomfortable.
Assemble the drain unit and permanently attach it to the new tub per the. Dry fit the overflow tube and shoe while the tub is resting on its side.