Use Insulation and Asphalt Shingles When Installing a Bathtub
By Mark J. Donovan
||When installing a Fiberglass Bath and Shower Unit there are a couple of tips a DIY homeowner can do to help ensure a quieter and better looking finished bathroom.
Use insulation as a noise filter to deaden the sound of falling water. First, lay R11 (3.5″ thick) insulation on the floor where the Bath and Shower unit will be installed. This is particularly important for upstairs bathrooms. Second, hang R11 or R21 (5.5″ thick) insulation between the wall studs where the Bath and Shower unit will rest up against. Future slumbering occupants of neighboring bedrooms will thank you.
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