Can you break a steel bathtub?

If the old bathtub has value and you wish to salvage it, remove the feet (which should twist off) counterclockwise. Then break the tub into manageable pieces with a sledgehammer. You can also cut steel, fiberglass, and plastic tubs into smaller pieces with a reciprocating saw.

Is my bathtub steel or cast iron?

If you can see the tub from underneath and it looks black it is probably cast iron. If it is more like bright metal it is steel. If you want, remove the overflow cover and popup lever from the head end of the tub and look at the edge of the hole. You should see black cast iron or bright steel.

How much does a steel tub weigh?

A standard 60-inch porcelain-enameled steel bathtub weighs about 75 pounds.

How much is a cast iron tub worth in scrap?

Short Answer: Depending on your cast iron bathtub’s weight and condition, it may be valuable either for resale or scrap. Cast iron bathtubs are generally worth up to $50 at scrap yards. Tubs in good condition can bring anywhere from about $300 to $2,500 on the resale market.

How do you remove a tub cast?

How do I remove an old bathtub?

Can I replace my tub with a shower?

When converting a tub to a walk-in shower, it’s best to install your new shower in the space left behind by your bathtub, since the drain lines and water supply will already be in place. Moving plumbing will add significant costs to the project, and you’ll need to hire a plumber to do the work properly.

How do I remove a bathtub drain flange?

How do I remove a tub drain and replace it?

How do you remove a bathtub drain without the tool?

How do I remove an old broken bathtub drain?

How do you remove a broken tub puller?

How do you use a bathtub drain removal tool?