In the topmost blog entry, there are pictures of our
soon-to-be-delivered manufactured home. Among them, pictures of the
60" shower in the master bath. Between the time I ordered, and the
time they finished, they started getting roll-in showers, and I didn't
know, or I would have changed my order.
Long story short - I'm stuck with it and will have to remove it myself
and put in a new one. My questions:
1. How do we get this out? Can I hire a local handyman to rip it out?
I'm guessing it will have to be cut up into smaller pieces. How? Jig
saw? Circular saw held up against the wall? Anything they do seems
like a helluva job.
2. How hard will it be to install this?
Can a handyman do it or do I need to hire a plumber? Keep in mind that
this is an additional expense that puts us over budget. We've already
spent a lot making the house accessible. We also still have to get the
well finished, etc etc etc, so a handyman might cost less than a
BTW, I did shop around for a new shower stall. I went to Home Depot
and Lowes yesterday. Both have some special order units, but all one
piece units, which would be difficult, if not impossible, to get into
the house. Great for new construction, but not for a remodel.
The house is scheduled to be delivered within the week. We'll have
approx 8 weeks of finish work on it, so I can have this messy job done
and cleaned up before we move in. Any advice, suggestions, information
would be greatly appreciated.
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