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How to Upgrade a Bathroom with a Tub and Shower Unit

DIY Network shows you how to upgrade a bathroom with a new tub and shower unit, from start to finish.

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  • Price Range

  • Easy/Moderate

    Hard

Installing a new tub and shower unit is something you can do yourself with just a little help, and upgrade your bathroom in the process.

Follow these steps to give your bathroom an update:

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    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

Install a Tub Drain

Replacing a tub drain assembly looks complicated, but it’s an easy how-to project.

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    Day

  • Price Range

    $1,000 - $2,500

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    Hard

How to Install a Fiberglass Shower/Tub Unit

DIY experts show how to install a fiberglass shower and bathtub enclosure. Durable and low maintenance, manufactured units work well in bathroom renovations with ample access.

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    Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Hard

How to Finish the Plumbing for a Tub/Shower Unit

DIY experts show how to complete the plumbing hookups for a fiberglass tub and shower installation. Low-maintenance tub and shower surrounds are suitable for new construction and some renovations.

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