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I have a fiber glass tub, which has developed cracks and was sealed with epoxy. 6 months ago, the crack reopened and so I re-applied the epoxy. 2 months ago, the crack extended in front of the epoxy and then I reapplied epoxy. So right now, it has 3 applications of epoxy + a fiber glass patch. (see photos here: https://imgur.com/a/SRbXUeD)

Was wondering if this tub still has life, or should I bite the bullet and have it replaced. I was quoted $3,800 + tax for 1. demolition of the tub/surround, 2. Adding a new tub, waste and overflow, 3. A new cement backerboard + waterproofing, and 4. 12" x 12" tiles as the new surround. Wondering if this is reasonable (I live in Seattle). Thanks!

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    When you patched it did you drill a hole and use spray foam or insert something to support the bottom of the tub? Have you had a repair by a capable professional? – Jim Stewart Aug 15 '18 at 19:22
  • No, I did it myself with a kit I got online. Just sanded it, put a piece of fiber glass, and put epoxy on that, which was left to dry for a day. Do you think this would be fixed once and for all with support for the tub at the bottom? – greenberet123 Aug 15 '18 at 19:58
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    I believe the proper support is necessary for the repair to work. Sometime the repair is to put fuse a tray to the bottom of the tub rather than just patch a spot. It might be time to get an estimate from a competent pro. – Jim Stewart Aug 15 '18 at 20:03

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