Fiberglass bathtubs are a popular choice among homeowners because of their inexpensive cost. However, after a few years of use, fiberglass bathtubs don’t have that brand-new gleam like they originally had. In fact, you may notice that your bathtub has unsightly stains or even cracks. Here are some reasons why cracks in fiberglass tubs are common:
- Improper installation: Since fiberglass material is flexible and bends when weight is placed on it, a tub needs adequate support to withstand frequent use. A plumber should place a stable concrete mixture underneath the bathtub for support. If your bathtub has many cracks, the plumber who completed the job may have been inexperienced and installed the tub improperly.
- Heavy objects: A fiberglass bathtub can receive nicks and cracks if Continue reading