How to Remove a Fiberglass Bathtub and Surround in 60 Minutes
Wanna remodel your bathroom? The first step is to demo and that begins with your bathtub. Watch a professional bathroom remodeler do remove a fiberglass bathtub and surround. You'll see step-by-step exactly what to tackle first and what tools will make it easy.
Disconnect the tub drain using a tub drain remover tool like this one.
Unscrew the overflow cover plate from the tub.
Remove the tub spout. Turn it counterclockwise. If there's a set screw, loosen it with an Allen wrench.
Remove the faucet handle and trim piece.
Remove the shower head and shower arm.
Smash the tile or drywall that's above the fiberglass surround.
Dislodge the nails that hold the surround to the studs.
Cut the corners of the fiberglass surround.
Watch the complete step-by-step video tutorial.