The wall surround your bathtub regularly gets more wear than the tub itself. It’s normal to be confronted with real wall repair much sooner than the tub is prepared for substitution. These can entirely troublesome occupation on the off chance that you have earthenware tile walls, however introducing another arrangement of tub wall surrounds is typically a less demanding arrangement – yet there are things to consider.
Most of the bathtub wall surrounds are made of acrylic and fiberglass materials, which make them light and simple to placed on the walls.
One-piece bathtub wall surround units are accessible for new development or major renovating, however in the event that you are evacuating an old bathtub wall surround with the tub still set up, you might want to use another three-piece or five-piece of bathtub wall surrounds which is regularly the approach.
The main thing you have to know is the measurement of your tub. Most tubs are 60″ long however how wide is it? A few tubs are 30″, exactly 32″ and on up from that point. You should pick a bathtub wall surround pack with the correct estimations for the tub, or one that is movable to your measurements. Regularly, individuals supplant the bathtub wall surround and introduce another tub in the meantime, yet this is a bit much in the event that you do some exploration and ensure the tub surround you pick will fit your current tub.
Furthermore, bear in mind to coordinate the shade of your bathtub wall surround unit with your tub. Will you coordinate the new bathtub wall surrounds to the shade of the bathtub you as of now have? Most lavatories have coordinating sink shading, can shading, and tub shading so the greater part of the installations have a similar look and wrap up. Ensuring that the new wall surround unit matches your current tub will make it seem as though it was arranged and guarantees the majority of the apparatuses go together. Befuddled apparatuses will draw the eye, and it might serve to complement the age contrasts between the installations.
Third, you have to check what sorts of installation you require. Thicker, sturdier bathtub wall surrounds are generally connected direct-to-studs. This implies you should evacuate the drywall around the bathtub wall surround so the lip of the wall surround boards can be screwed directly into the studs. With this kind of bathtub wall surround drywall or trim pieces will probably must be added over the lip to cover it up. There are likewise bathtub wall surround unit that can be stuck appropriate to the wallboard. These units are made of thin waterproof board materials and can incorporate upwards of five pieces and may incorporate racks. The thin sort is the most customizable long and width in light of the fact that the two corner pieces cover the back and side walls to take up the distinction in space. Thin tub wall surround units are stuck on with a tub glue and must be smoothed out while being attached.
Some of the time there is a window at the highest point of a wall in the tub nook region. Ensure that the estimations of the new bathtub wall surround won’t meddle with the window. On the off chance that you do have a window in the zone, then you not have the alternative of thick boards, as they are not intended to be cut. Thin boards, then again, are generally simple to cut and trim around a window.
With a bathtub wall surround, It doesn’t make a difference which side your tub fixture valve is on. Not at all like when purchasing a tub, when you have to indicate whether the fixture valve is on the left or right side, bathtub wall surround units are intended to fit either. You just make cutting imprints at the suitable area at the season of establishment and penetrate gaps in the encompass to fit your valve and tub gush. Another favorable position of bathtub wall surrounds over earthenware tile and other divider decisions.