Re: how can I build a (tile only) bathing area?
Posted by hj on October 23, 19100 at 01:22:13:
In response to Re: how can I build a (tile only) bathing area?
If you liked it, you are in the minority. Most of those tubs that John installed in Phoenix are being used as planters, because the tubs were cold and uncomfortable and took a lot of water to fill them.

: I rented a house once that had a sunken bathing area but there was no tub; instead it was completely tiled! Now I'm a homeowner and must replace a cracked fiberglass tub. I want to recreate the bathing area I loved but ...
: 1) how do I make sure the walls will support all that heavy water?
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: 2) what kinds of materials (backer board, grout, etc) should I use to make sure it doesn't leak?

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