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    DIY Junior Member jrmorton's Avatar
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    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. Luckily I do have easy access to the tub's overflow/waste from the adjacent closet and from the basement. I think I should be good with supports for accessories/attachments but I am going to double check, thanks for reminding me about that.

    Also, thank you everyone else for taking the time to help me out. I'm learning a lot and am appreciative of you all steering me in the right direction.

    Dave

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    Thanks for the kind words Dave.

    I'm always impressed with the quality of work produced by avid DIYer's. Every month here in Vancouver we help some new client execute their renovation. More and more of my clients just want us in to waterproof and flood test and then they take it from there. Your attention to detail and research should be practiced by more tradesmen and DIYer's alike.

    I hope your renovation turns out just the way you like.

    Have you done a tile layout yet?

    Often we do this before the final framing is set so we can position our shampoo niches at a grout joint.

    Looking forward to the progress pictures - please share them as you go.


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    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 step inside.

    Now I'll be working on a plan for the accessories and tile before I put up the waterproofing/cement board. I hope to have some progress photos soon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrmorton View Post
    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 step inside....
    Nice work!

    I stopped by a current jobsite today and the plumber had set the soaker Jaccuzzi tub. Here is a picture underneath.

    The only thing we do different is use poly as a bond breaker. But this should give a little insight into the process.







    JW


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