Tub surround question

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by Donna Thompson, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Donna Thompson

    Donna Thompson New Member

    Mar 14, 2013
    We purchased a Kohler Archer 3 wall alcove tub for our new bathroom and had planned to install a 3 wall surround system but now it appears that there are no compatible Kohler surround walls made for this model(didn't do our homework). The tub has already been installed so changing it isn't an option at this point. What other options do we have?
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    Most 3 wall surrounds are made for 30" wide tubs.

    You have plenty of options though

    Poured Marble panels
    Laminate bent to shape

    If you want something like a panel, then looking into the manufactured marble like panels may work. They can make them any size.
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  4. DavidSeon

    DavidSeon Member

    Jul 19, 2012
    MS Gulf Coast
    We looked at these two to match an Archer in biscuit as close as we could



    We settled on the TI-5 because of the cost difference although I would have preferred a 3-piece. The panels are very attractive and appear to be good sturdy quality, but we haven't installed it yet so I can't really give an opinion. We're extremely pleased with the Archer tub, but there aren't many prefab surround options for it. Good luck.
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