Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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Our Bathtub Cracked!

Well, our bathtub has cracked multiple times really.  Now, though after paying for a repairman and even repairing it ourselves, we are in need of a fix.   Nothing we tried has lasted more than a month, the last time was a week. 

So, we thought about one of those fit over the top of the old bathtub remodel.  This would be so simple to get done and they say it will be just be a day and we will be back to taking our baths and showers.  

If this method is too much then we will go to the whole replacement process. Is there going to be another stimulus check?  I hope so!  Anyway we'll find out more at 10a.

Here's the other problem..a stranger is going to come into our house!  It couldn't have happened at a worse time but it's an emergency really.  On the other hand, I would hate to be him.



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The Girl Called Ella Dessa (Ella Dessa's Story Book 1) by [Karen Campbell Prough]

The Girl Called Ella Dessa (Ella Dessa's Story Book 1) 



The Cake List: A laugh out loud, clean, faith-filled, romantic comedy. (The List Books Book 1) by [Dianne J. Wilson]

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Forever and Ever, Amen: The Heart-Warming Stories Behind the Music of Paul Overstreet by [Paul Overstreet, Randy Travis, Dennis Rainey, Franklin Graham, Gordon Dalbey, Steve Wisniewski, Danny Chambers, Greg Laurie, Norm Miller, Clay Clarkson]

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The Elyrian: A Fantasy Book for Kids Ages 9-12 (The Emerson Chronicles 1) by [D.P. Rowell]



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23 comments:

  1. How does that even happen? Is your tub plastic? My tub is cast iron - so I have never worried about anything like that. WOW. Hopefully you have a second bath!

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    1. No second bath..it's plastic. Only lasted 10 years..cast iron is too heavy for our floor. I bet you're is nice!

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  2. I'm sorry about your cracked tub.
    Ours has a couple of small holes, and I have been curious how much those bath fitters cost. Do hope it won't be too expensive, and you will soon be enjoying your new bathtub.

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    1. He will be here soon. Husband says he'll use that flex tape till we decide.

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  3. Oh wow that is awful on both counts! If it is Bath Fitter you should really read the reviews about them and their lifetime warranty which is supposedly a joke. I read them when we were looking at a house that had been redone by them in every bathroom and then I said no way on the house.

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  4. I had my bathtub redone by Bath Fitters and it was around $4000 after a coupon. I had the tub and walls replaced. It was pricey but I'm very happy with it.

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    1. good price you got! They priced us a new tub for $4500. They couldn't do one over top. We are still thinking of a solution. I wish we could have had it done like yours.

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  5. In laws did the bath fitters, and then had it pulled out to convert to shower because they couldn't step over tub edge. Daddy had his metal tub (not cast iron) cut and edges covered so he could step in. Both nice. Son 2 is talking of replacing the tub completely or doing bath fitters. He said the price was about the same until you did the labor.

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    1. The labor was the highest price. I like the thoughts of metal or acrylic. We are researching it. I like how your dad had it fixed so he could step in. Smart idea!

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  6. It may very well depend on the installer's ability - I've got two friends who used them and they've both been quite pleased with the results. Good luck.

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    1. Come to find out it won't work on our cheap tub..working on a new solution. Thanks Margie

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  7. Cracked bathtubs and things like that seem to happen at the strangest times. Hoping all works out well. :-)

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  8. What a huge pain :( I hope nothing in my house breaks enough to need a repairman any time soon. Yuck.

    Just make a plan....give them a clear path from the door to the bathroom. Keep your family & pets away while they work. Then when they finish, disinfect everything from the door to the bathroom...anything they might have touched. You might spray aerosol Lysol as well after they leave if you have some.

    I hope you can get it taken care of quickly.

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    1. Perfect plan Jenny. Oh I have Lysol and I'll be sure to do that when we get workers in here. Hopefully it will be just one.

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  9. Oh no, how horrible. On the bright side at least you have your stimulus check. Although you may have had other plans for it. We bought an adjustable bed. It should be coming any day now. My husband turns 65 tomorrow and he seems to be going through some kind of nesting period. He has been moving stuff cleaning, wow wouldn't be great if that was hi's new hobby. I have to tell you what my son got me for mothers day, I thought it was fitting foe here. I got 1 year of audio books from Amazon.I can now listen and clean around the house at the same time.

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    1. Oh I love your son's gift! Just perfect! And your husband's cleaning. Wow!
      My Sis bought an adjustable bed and she loves it. Hope you do too!

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  10. Hmm, as a long time DIYer I would just replace it myself. When my hubby was very ill and gone from home for 3 months (back and forth from hospital to nursing home and so on) our son and I stripped out our main bathroom, replaced floor joists, floor, floor covering, toilet, vanity and sink, put the old tub back in and installed a surround. Oh, and I painted. The only trouble we had was my cat slipped out the door as we were wrestling the tub back in and went wild. (She is still here but won't come near and lives in the barn.) Anyway, it was not that tough. Maybe you can find someone who can do this tub replacement for you while not working during shutdown?

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    1. We are not that great at DIY -we can do some but not a lot. You are one skilled woman! Sorry about your cat.

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  11. I wonder if you buy a tub from Lowe’s or Home Depot, if they can install?

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