I have an exsiting bathtub with a short shower hose for use when bathing. I want to add a longer hose and a wall attachment so that we can have stand-up showers. I'm curious whether baths with showers are specifically designed to take the weight of a standing person - or if any bath will be fine.

I don't want to run the risk of breaking the bath if it wasn't designed to be stood in. (Unfortunately I don't know the make of the bath but it is fairly new).

  • You can confidently assume any tub is designed for a standing person. Is this fiberglass, steel (e.g. Americast) or cast iron porcelain? What do you mean a short shower hose? One mounted low and designed for a sitting person? – Jim Stewart Aug 23 '18 at 14:21
  • How much weight is added by filling the bath? :) – Graham Chiu Aug 24 '18 at 4:50
  • @GrahamChiu Yes I though about that, I just didn't know if bathtubs were reinforced underneath a bit more to take the spot-pressure of a standing person. The bath is a fairly decent fibreglass type. – Adam B Aug 24 '18 at 14:03

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