Cast Iron Tub, Mortar bedding required?

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by RSweet, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. RSweet

    RSweet New Member

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    I'm in the process of replacing a steel tub (16 years old) with a cast iron tub. Tub will be setting on concrete slab. Should I still bed the replacement tub in mortar?
     
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    A true cast iron tub is as solid as you can get. There would be no benefit to using a mortar bed.
     
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