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    The tub is installed and level! I'm really glad...

    The tub is installed and level! I'm really glad I did the mortar bed too. The tub that was previously installed didn't have one. It's really interesting how noticeable the difference is when you...
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    Thank you for the detail, John. That makes...

    Thank you for the detail, John. That makes sense. I shimmed everything as discussed and the tub is now level! It's loose in there right now, but I am aiming to complete the installation today. ...
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    Thanks for the response, John. These...

    Thanks for the response, John. These instructions you found, from what I can recall, are nearly identical to what shipped in the box for my 2390 model of this tub. The instructions did not mention...
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    I think I may have overcomplicated the issue by...

    I think I may have overcomplicated the issue by having assumed that I needed to level my floor. My assumption was based on the belief that I needed to support/level the base of the tub, and I have...
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    Thanks for the information and tips. I was going...

    Thanks for the information and tips. I was going to go the SLC route but I ran into a snag. After putting down 1/2" plywood over my plank subfloor, I am left with a roughly 5/8" recess relative to...
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    Thanks guys, this is great information. I...

    Thanks guys, this is great information.

    I think I will try the SLC approach per your suggestions. If i use wood strips w/ caulk for the edges, is it possible to remove the strips that serve as...
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    Thank you for the suggestion. I had read about...

    Thank you for the suggestion. I had read about SLC when trying to find a solution, but was concerned about being able to limit the area in which it would be applied. For example, how do you keep it...
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    Bathtub Support / Leveling

    Hi Everyone,

    I am installing a new bathtub and am trying to ensure it's properly supported and leveled. I am installing an American Standard Princeton tub with an apron. My flooring is down to...
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    If the base is caulked all around, and water gets...

    If the base is caulked all around, and water gets trapped in the channel between the flange and caulk, how would that water escape to the tub? I'm not sure how it would find its way back to the tub...
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    Regarding the overflow outlet and drain, I...

    Regarding the overflow outlet and drain, I luckily do have full view of those components from an access panel / the basement and there's no leak there.

    I think you're on to something regarding the...
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    Tile Tub/Shower Leak

    Hi All,

    A few days back, I posted here because I was convinced I had a leak with my tub door. After a shower, water would leak into the subfloor/basement in two areas (at each outside corner of...
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    Thank you very much for the information. I had...

    Thank you very much for the information. I had the old tub door removed to make it easier to repair/clean/recaulk and was tempted to just get a new door since I'd have to run through the...
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    Thank you both for your responses. This is very...

    Thank you both for your responses. This is very helpful!

    With either this door system, or a new door system, are you supposed to caulk the two inch span between the tile wall and tub, underneath...
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    Tub/Shower Sliding Door Leak

    I am hoping someone here might be able to help me identify a solution for a leak I have related to my tub/shower sliding door. The problem that I see is that when the shower runs, water sprays onto...
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