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bagiant

07:52AM | 07/08/05
Member Since: 02/20/05
3 lifetime posts
Is it ok to put a bathtub and surround directly on the studs of an exterior wall? I am assuming it is ok and you just need a good vapor barrier between the insulation and the tub. Let me know if iam right or not.

Also, when remodeling a bathroom do you put your new flooring in before the tub and vanity go in or after? Thanks.

RayVinZant

07:37AM | 07/09/05
Member Since: 08/29/04
227 lifetime posts
Yes, just make sure the tub and surround have insulation and vapor barrier and you can install it right against the studs. I do it all the time and its recommended by the manufacturers.

Good Luck

Raymond VinZant Plumbing Prof.


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