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Walk-in Bathtub Installation

Walk-in Bathtub InstallationThis section covers the basics on how to install a walk-in tub. If you're looking to save a little coin by going at it yourself, you'll want to look through some of our articles to make sure you don't miss anything.

Installing a walk-in bathtub can be a pretty rewarding task, and potentially save yourself thousands of dollars worth of installation costs.

Before purchasing a walk-in tub with the idea of installing it yourself, call a few plumbers and compare quotes. Having a plumber on speed dial for when things go wrong can save some major headaches.

 

  • How to Install a Walk-in Tub (Part 1 - Electrical)

    Wiring a Walk-in TubProperly wiring your new walk-in tub to your home is a very important step that may require the assistance of a licensed electrician, depending on where you live. You'll want to be sure that it is wired to a GFCI outlet or it's own breaker altogether.

  • How to Install a Walk-in Tub (Part 2 - Plumbing)

    How to Install Walk-in Tub PlumbingThis step may actually be your "Part 1" if you're not planning on installing a Hydrotherapy tub with jets and added features requiring electrical connections. If you're simply installing a soaker tub with no electrical connections, start with this video.

  • How to Install a Walk-in Tub (Part 3 - Surround)

    Installing a Walk-in Tub SurroundWhen you remove your old bathtub or shower, you may be surprised to find that there's nothing behind that fiberglass wall, but maybe some studs and insulation. You may even be surprised to find some mold or other moisture related problems that you'd hoped not to find.

  • How to Install a Walk-in Tub (Part 4 - Installation)

    Installing a Walk in TubThe most exciting part of installing a new Walk-in tub is the part of the installation where you actually get to see your hard work come together. Although getting the tub into the bathroom can prove to be a challenging part of the puzzle.

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