mortar bed for whirlpool tub


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Old 11-10-01, 03:49 AM
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I am going to be installing a new whirlpool tub soon and I am curious about the mortar bed.What about using a vapor barrier between the tub and bed, is it needed or recommended?

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Old 11-10-01, 06:26 AM
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Whirlpool mortar bed

Following manufacturer's instructions is always best. Usually the mortar bed goes in on top of a layer of builder's felt. Then the tub is set in the mortar. Don't forget to leave yourself an access to your plumbing. I recently spoke with a homeowner who purchased a home with an elegantly tiled bathroom with huge tub. No access space!
 
 

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