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Installing a Whirlpool Tub

DIY experts show how to install a whirlpool tub including making the plumbing connections and woodworking. Check the plumbing and weight requirements of the proposed tub prior to purchase to avoid disappointment.

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Materials

  • whirlpool tub
  • faucet and fixtures
  • 2x6 boards
  • 2x4 boards
  • copper tubing
  • copper fittings and adaptors
  • copper pipe flux
  • screws
  • nails
  • anchor screws
  • sheet-metal shims

Tools

  • pipe cutter
  • blowtorch
  • emery cloth
  • measuring tape
  • pencil
  • hammer
  • miter saw
  • jigsaw
  • level
  • crowbar
  • adjustable wrench
  • pipe wrench

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