Frequently Asked Questions:
Can this be completed on MY bathtub?
Yes, this conversion is very versatile, and can be done an any cast iron, steel, or fiberglass tub in any size. The exception is tubs which have had a drop in liner, or shell previously installed
Is this a drop in liner?
No, this is not a drop in plastic liner that sits on top of your tub. This is a modification to your existing bathtub.
Is this a new bathtub that will be installed?
No, this is a modification to your existing bathtub. This saves the homeowner tremendous amounts of money by avoiding costly labor costs associated with demolition, and retiling.
What size entrance can be made?
Typically, an 18" entrance is adequate for safe access into the tub. Any smaller, or larger size is possible.
How does the water stay in?
Shower curtains are recommended for keeping the water in. This conversion is compatible with shower doors, but it will restrict the use of a wall mounted grab bar when entering and exiting the tub. There are walk-in style bathtubs with doors available on the market, however, typical installation and material costs in Hawaii will total about $15,000. These types of tubs are known to leak, while being troublesome and impractical to use.