When it comes to buying the best air tubs for your money, American standard products are often the best choices. These whirlpool tubs are available in different models which will fit into a standard size space easily. To know how to install American standard whirlpool tub, you need to go through the below content where the requirements and procedure are being emphasized.
Requirements for this job:
There are some tools and accessories that you will need to complete the whole process. The accessories are:
- American standard whirlpool tub
- Roofing nails
- Copper ground wire
- Anti-scaled valve
- Copper tube
- Ball Valve Shutoffs
- Plastic waste line
- Mortar mix
- GFCI outlet
- Solder and flux
- Electrical wire
The tools are:
- Tube cutter
- Soldering torch
- Dust mask
- Slip joint pliers
- Safety glasses
- Pry bar
Now you are ready to jump into the main procedure:
Plan well and do all the preparations
All the leaks should be replaced at first. Then do a little soldering work on the shutoffs and now stop the debris to keep out of the tub by unscrewing the slip nuts. Now you have to allocate the space in your bathroom for the whirlpool tub.
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Time to eliminate tiles and tubes
The tube walls need to be removed now. You can use a knife in that case. Then break the tiles and the old tub. Now make the space clean.
Mark the new points
Now you need to install the new copper lines then do a shouldering job. Then select the place of the drain and mark its new center line. Now install the backer which is important for the shower head and tub spout.
Make the electrical plan carefully
Let the expert electrician plan the new electrical lines and wirings accurately.
Prepare the location
Now you need prepare the location according to your tub brand. You may need to create a subfloor or a bed of mortar. You should take care that the tub is supported by the floor. You should go through the instruction that is given with your tub brand to install.
Time to install and final check
Now you need set the American Standard whirlpool tub into its place on the mortar floor. Before that, you should check the leaks, drainage system and reset the waste line. Then you are ready to fasten the tub with roofing nails carefully. Your American Standard whirlpool tub is ready to use.