note that tub installation varies greatly. The following are
general guidelines for installing our cast iron clawfoot tubs. Flooring
should be level and sound. All tubs should be installed by a
qualified, licensed plumber.
Cast Iron Feet
installing tub feet, make sure you have adequate assistance
and an 11/16" box wrench. Enclosed with the tub, you will
find a box containing the four tub feet, 4 feet bolts, spacer
washers and nuts.
- Turn the bathtub upside down, with the rim of the tub resting on foam. This will allow for easy access
to all four foot mounting lugs.
tub foot is marked and the corresponding lug is marked on
the bottom of the tub. Is it important for a proper, safe
fit that the feet are matched up with the correctly labeled
the special foot bolt onto each lug. The bolts might be snug
and could require a slight tap to slide them into place.
Note that the narrow side of the bolt should be slid in first.
bolt should move within the lug so that further adjustment
can be made.
the foot onto the bolt. Align the foot so that it is snug
against the wall of the tub.
tighten the nut to the foot bolt so that the foot is snug
against the tub wall.
steps 3 - 6 for remaining feet.
lift tub off of padding and place on floor. Check to make
sure each foot is sitting on the floor. Finish tightening
the foot nuts with the 11/16". If floor is uneven and
tub wobbles, see step below.
needed, use the spacer washers enclosed to eliminate wobble
from the tub. The foot will need to be removed. Install the
washers, one at a time between the foot and the foot bolt.
Reattach the foot and check for wobble.
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