Cast Iron Bathtub Removal & Replacement in Milwaukee, WI

Before and After of Cast Iron Bathtub Removal & Replacement in Milwaukee, WI by TightSeal Exteriors & Baths

  • Cast iron tubs are very common in older Milwaukee homes

  • Cast iron tubs require a sledge hammer to remove and weigh between 300-500lbs!
  • Our team at TightSeal Exteriors & Baths was called for this cast iron bathtub removal & replacement in Milwaukee, WI. Our bathroom renovation experts commonly work with the removal of old cast iron bathtubs. Many older homes in Milwaukee have cast iron tubs as they were popular in the 1840’s  into the 19th century. Our bathroom contractors regularly see bathrooms such as this one. Removing an old cast iron tub is a very tedious task. In order to remove a cast iron tub in order to replace it with a new bath system, you will need a sledge hammer. In addition, cast iron tubs can weigh between 300-500lbs, making it very difficult to remove on your own. 

    Luckily our team of bathroom renovation experts regularly do cast iron bathtub removal and replacements in Milwaukee homes. 

    Before of Before of Cast Iron Bathtub Removal & Replacement in Milwaukee, WI

  • The cast iron tub shows clear signs of deterioration and discoloration

  • Cast iron bathtubs are difficult to keep clean- the bleach in cleaning products react with the iron, turning it brown or red
  • This Milwaukee homeowner’s bathtub was showing serious signs of deterioration and discoloration. It can be very difficult to clean a cast iron tub if not done properly. The bleach in your cleaning products react with the iron, turning a rusty brown color. With his bathtub being original to the home, there has been decades of use. This cast iron bathtub looks dingy and old. The fixtures are also outdated and the bathroom needs a facelift.

    Before of Before of Cast Iron Bathtub Removal & Replacement in Milwaukee, WI
    Before of Cast Iron Bathtub Removal & Replacement in Milwaukee, WI

  • Old fixtures look outdated and perform poorly

  • Shower head has low water pressure making it difficult to shower
  • This bathroom has old fixtures that not only look outdated and ugly but perform poorly. The shower head has low water pressure making showering difficult and unenjoyable. Low water pressure is a frequent complaint we hear when working in older Milwaukee homes. Luckily our bathroom renovation experts in Milwaukee are familiar with the build and layout of these types of Milwaukee homes. 

    Before

    Before of Cast Iron Bathtub Removal & Replacement in Milwaukee, WI

  • Plastic drooping shelves will be removed

  • Awkward window with blinds inside the wet area will be updated to something more appropriate for thee bathroom.

  • Cast iron bathtub will be removed and replaced
  • The shelves look cheap and are drooping inside this bathtub. The homeowner opted to replace it with something sturdier and better looking. The shelf underneath the window will be removed to free up some space inside the bathtub. The out of place looking window with the blinds will be updated to something more appropriate. This cast iron bathtub removal & replacement in Milwaukee was completed in under a day. 

    After

    Cast Iron Bathtub Removal & Replacement in Milwaukee, WI

  • New hand held shower head will make showering more pleasant, improved water pressure

  • No more awkward blinds inside of the bathtub

  • New shower caddy looks cleaner and more organized

  • New acrylic tub is mold and mildew resistant, easy maintenance
  • We completed removed the old cast iron tub and replaced it with a much lighter acrylic bathtub that will be easy maintenance. The new bathtub is also chip, fade and crack resistant. The new bathtub is resistant to mold and mildew and comes with a lifetime warranty.  The new fixtures look beautiful and the water pressure is much better. We replaced the old, outdated shower head with a handheld shower head with a long hose- perfect for accessibility. The new shower head is large and much wider in diameter, making showering more enjoyable and relaxing compared to their old shower head. We also replaced the old window with frosted glass and removed the awkward blinds in the bathtub. Our Milwaukee bathroom contractor team took out the old plastic shower caddy and replaced it with a new shower caddy. It looks much cleaner and organized.

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