Cultured marble tub installation

tommarkJune 29, 2013

I hired a contractor to remodel our master bath and this is what I find supporting the cultured marble tub.... 10 - 12 wood wedges around the corner of the base. There is approximately a 1" void between the slab and the base of the tub. Contractor claims the tub installer has been installing tubs for 20 yrs. and knows what he is doing. I disagree. Any thoughts on this?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
GreenDesigns

What are the manufacturer's instructions for the install? For an acrylic tub, you'd want a mortar bed. For a cast iron, a few strategic non compressible shims would be OK to get it to the correct level. If the manufacturer is OK with shimming, I would want the nom compressible plastic ones at the very least.

But, it would be a big red flag to me that not enough prep went into making the floor level in the first place.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 1:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tommark

Wrong forum! Sorry guys

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 1:02PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Cabinet vision software - Barker Cabinets
Has anyone been able to do their layout through Cabinet...
tigger9759
Alternate granite idea to replace Cambrian black I had been planning?
My DH is killing me. We are doing white cabinets and...
happyallison
I Found Yer Problem, Lady
You can't screw 1/4" plate steel through plywood...
Joseph Corlett, LLC
Quartz Countertop Color
We are going with quartz countertop for our kitchen...
kathy6421
Dishwasher in white, black or panel??
My 17 year old dishwasher needs to be replaced. It...
shellking
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™