Even the most basic bath tub can be expensive. And when you are flipping homes, it's important to try to curb costs wherever possible while creating a superior product. My partner, Lance, came up with this tub trick and we've used it about 3 times now with extraordinary results.  As much as I want to keep all our secrets to ourselves, this one is so good and so easy that we just had to share it. Remodeling your bathroom but don't want to spend a fortune?

Our inexpensive tub trick

Even the most basic bath tub can be expensive. And when you are flipping homes, it's important to try to curb costs wherever possible while creating a superior product. My partner, Lance, came up with this tub trick and we've used it about 3 times now with extraordinary results. As much as I want to keep all our secrets to ourselves, this one is so good and so easy that we just had to share it. Remodeling your bathroom but don't want to spend a fortune?

DIY Money Saving Home Repairs • Tutorials, including how to paint a bathtub from 'Addicted 2 Decorating'!

DIY Money Saving Home Repairs

DIY Money Saving Home Repairs • Tutorials, including how to paint a bathtub from 'Addicted 2 Decorating'!

An amazing air stone makeover of a boring old bathtub

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Re-doing the bathtub for a nice upgrade.  How to add half wall and molding in front of a bathtub

Bathroom Makeover – How to Add Decorative Molding to a Bathtub

Re-doing the bathtub for a nice upgrade. How to add half wall and molding in front of a bathtub

Basically we built a frame for the front if the tub and covered it with beadboard wainscoting and MDF moldings (a plastic, waterproof, rot proof version of the classic wood moldings).  On the top edge of the tub we placed a board made from PVC to finish off the built-in look.  We also added MDF boards on the side of the tub going up the wall to further anchor it in place.   What is behind a beadboard trim to update and upgrade old bathtub

Basically we built a frame for the front if the tub and covered it with beadboard wainscoting and MDF moldings (a plastic, waterproof, rot proof version of the classic wood moldings). On the top edge of the tub we placed a board made from PVC to finish off the built-in look. We also added MDF boards on the side of the tub going up the wall to further anchor it in place. What is behind a beadboard trim to update and upgrade old bathtub

DIY Tub Skirt (Decorative Side Panel) For A Standard Apron-Side Soaking Tub

DIY Tub Skirt (Decorative Side Panel) For A Standard Apron-Side Soaking Tub

Lovely Crafty Home: DIY Tub Surround Using Airstone = I know you can't use traditional tile on tub surrounds because they tend to flex and are not totally flat, meaning the grout will crack. This is interesting as a way to add interest to the front, though.

Lovely Crafty Home: DIY Tub Surround Using Airstone = I know you can't use traditional tile on tub surrounds because they tend to flex and are not totally flat, meaning the grout will crack. This is interesting as a way to add interest to the front, though.

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