How can a tub fall through a second story floor?

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  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Oct 07, 2018

    It happened to my client. She had a Jacuzzi tub that had little cracks around the drain. It was over 20 years old and was leaking enough to rot out the floor joists by outside wall. Why nothing showed up on ceiling beow. Filled up tub one day and luckily fell thru before she hot in it.

  • Cindy Cindy on Oct 08, 2018

    Hi Tim. I'm Cindy. Either the weight of the tub and water OR the floor joist below was rotted, or comprised somehow. One or both of these is enough to make the tub come crashing down. I hope nobody was hurt. Wishing you well.

  • Flipturn Flipturn on Oct 08, 2018

    Yep, it can happen.

  • Paula Weakly Paula Weakly on Oct 08, 2018

    If you watch "Breaking Bad" you will find out! LOL

  • William William on Oct 08, 2018

    Rotted flooring and floor joists. Full tub to heavy for the floor.

  • Mia Lugar Mia Lugar on Oct 08, 2018

    rusted pipes that broke after having to carry the full weight of the tub since the floor didn,t 'Uhh...rotten floor from standing water? Possibly coupled with

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Oct 08, 2018

    if the floor doesn’t have enough support