How Do You Build A Wall Around A Whirlpool Bathtub?
Installing a whirlpool bathtub in your bathroom is a luxury for any homeowner. Whirlpool bathtubs are ideal for soaking in after a long busy day. Installing a whirlpool tub isn’t difficult, but after the installation, it needs to be completed by building a wall around it. The tub isn’t very attractive exposed. A wall adds character and charm to the room, and you can build it any shape, size and design you want. Build a wall around the whirlpool tub only as high as the tub for appearance, not structural value. The tub does not sit on the wall; it sits on the floor. Layout 2-by-4 boards along the floor next to the outside walls of the tub. Cut them to size to follow the shape of the tub. Nail them down into the floor with concrete nails. Cut 2-by-4 boards to sit between the top and bottom plates only as high as the tub. Nail them vertically to the bottom plate with 16-penny nails 16 inches on center. Layout the 2-by-4 top plate boards on the vertical boards the same pattern as the bottom