How To Measure A Bathtub

how to measure a bathtub

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step 2 take the measurements you need to start with the top of the tub and measure the width of the tub from one end to the other the next measurement you will need is from the top of the tub to the ceiling if you do not want to go all the way up although most people do the minimum height you will want to go is about 70 inches

width 32 inches height 18 inches long bathtubs this popular segment of the alcove tub market adds an extra foot to the length and several inches to the width this supersizing of the tub will accommodate larger sized bathers or two people or it is the perfect bathtub for those who simply want more room, measure your tub from lip to lip and keep the measuring tape down the center of the tub if your tub is in an alcove youll need to measure from one end of the alcove to the other tubs in a surround will need to be slightly estimated in order to get an accurate measurement youd have to measure from wall stud to wall stud but that would require demolishing your surround instead estimate the lengthy by adding an inch to each side enclosed in the surrounding next measure the width