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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.

Materials

  • plumber's putty
  • screws
  • copper pipes and fittings
  • PVC cement
  • wood shims
  • P-trap
  • PVC primer
  • shower and tub unit
  • drain waste overflow assembly
  • plumber's tape
  • wood block
  • plumbing fixtures
  • water-resistant drywall
  • manufactured tub
  • diverter assembly
  • shower and tub faucet

Tools

  • pencil
  • safety glasses
  • screw gun
  • screwdriver
  • carpenter's square
  • circular saw
  • drill
  • hole saw
  • level
  • putty knife
  • pipe cutter
  • slip-joint pliers
  • emery cloth
  • pipe wrench
  • blowtorch
  • small paintbrush

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