Claw foot tub

kam76March 28, 2013

Okay I am thinking I am going to get this 5' 6" claw foot tub this weekend. List price $500

http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/hsh/3707733672.html

The guy said it is all original enamel and it doesn't look like it was really used in the home much so it is in great shape. I was seeing tubs in horrible shape for not much less than this and getting quotes for $300-$350 to refinish it (which I would really rather avoid as I have heard the finishes are not as durable as the original enamel) so I think this is a pretty fair price. Anything else I need to watch out for/ask about? I will make sure all the feet are the same and attached properly. I won't be using the shower part of the tub so I am not sure what holes I will need to plug to retrofit that.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
pirula

Make sure the feet are of appropriate varying heights and you know which is which, or the thing won't drain.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2013 at 10:47PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Nervous about going curbless, need to decide this week. Issues, cons?
To be quite frank, we'd be doing this for looks only....
happyallison
HELP! 6 x 24 tiles are bowing
My tile guy was here today to install 6 x 24 porcelain...
cloub
Finished Conestoga cabs bathroom
This wasn't our usual full DIY, we paid for the tile...
justterrilynn
Stop Frameless Shower from Slamming Shut?
Just completed a renovation of our master suite and...
ntrainer
Quality manufacturer of bathroom fixtures?
We would like to purchase the best quality for a low...
prairiemoon2 z6 MA
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™