Rather than replacing a tub or shower when remodeling a bathroom, you can save a noticeable amount of money by installing a liner. Whether you simply want a change of color or you need to hide stains or damage, a liner can bring new life to a shower or tub for a remarkably small expenditure. You will save on the cost of tearing out the existing unit as well as the cost of replacing it. If you are redecorating your bathroom, you can simply choose a liner in the color that matches your new color scheme. If you are trying to get rid of a tub or shower that has mineral stains from the water that you can no longer remove, a liner might be a smarter investment than a new tub or shower. If you still have those minerals in the water, you will still have some staining. It will cost far less a few years down the road to replace the liner than to replace a new tub or shower.


When remodeling a bathroom, you can save a lot of money by not replacing a tub or shower. If the tub or shower is structurally sound, and the problem is damage to the finish, desire for a different color, or damage from mineral stains, you can save a chunk of change by installing a tub or shower liner rather than replacing the fixtures. Replacement will incur cost to remove the existing fixtures, purchase or construction of new fixtures, and labor costs for installation. Installing a simple liner not only saves hundreds on the fixtures, but even more on installation. If color is one of your reasons for changing a tub or shower, a liner also gives you the option of making the same kind of change again at some future date when you decide to change the color scheme again.

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