FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average cost of a Bath Fitter remodel?

The cost of a Bath Fitter remodel varies based on your needs, style and preference. The best way to get an accurate estimate is to have Bath Fitter representative come to your home and provide a free quote, which is valid for up to a year and places you under no obligation to buy. Bath Fitter is proud to offer a great variety of options for you to choose from for your new tub or shower. There are many tub styles, shower styles, and wall surround patterns and styles, with different color options to match your lifestyle. You can choose the fixture and finish to match your décor. Finally, decide if you need any additional accessories such as a new curtain rod or soap dish. We also offer beautiful semi-frameless shower doors. If you need help with accessibility and safety, Bath Fitter’s non-slip floor coating, wall-mounted seating, and security bars may be options for you, all in matching styles and colors to seamlessly complement your new tub or shower design. No matter your needs, Bath Fitter has a perfect fit solution for you. With so many possibilities, suggesting an average cost for the Bath Fitter remodeling solution would not address your personal needs and tastes. That is why we offer a free, no-obligation consultation and estimate in the comfort of your home, to ensure you receive an accurate cost for your customized tub or shower project.

How long does a Bath Fitter tub or shower last?

Bath Fitter bathtubs and showers are designed to last a lifetime. Bath Fitter units are made with high quality materials, designed specifically for the bathing area and also to last you a lifetime.  We even provide a lifetime guarantee. All Bath Fitter tubs and showers are made in North America, customized to your needs, and made from quality, ¼ inch acrylic. Bath Fitter acrylic is non-porous to prevent mold and mildew growth, while the strength and thickness of the material provides durable support. Should you need service on any aspect of your installation, just contact a Bath Fitter Warranty Specialist, and an in-house trained Service Technician will come to your home to address your situation personally.

Does Bath Fitter really offer a lifetime warranty?

Yes, Bath Fitter is proud to offer a true lifetime warranty for all of our products and installations, including materials and labor. Since Bath Fitter manages every aspect of our bath remodeling process, we can offer a warranty for as long as you own your home. From your sales representative to detail technician, administrator and installers, every person you work with during your Bath Fitter remodeling project is a hired, trained, and qualified Bath Fitter employee. Every aspect of your Bath Fitter tub or shower remodeling project performed by a Bath Fitter employee is covered under our lifetime warranty.

How do you clean a Bath Fitter tub or shower?

Bath Fitter tubs and showers are very easy to clean and maintain, after your installation we will provide you with a list of approved cleaners, which are commonly found, to keep your Bath Fitter unit in tiptop shape. With a regular cleaning regimen, your tub or shower can look like new for years! The acrylic used to make Bath Fitter tubs, showers, and seamless walls is a quality, non-porous material that, with minimal upkeep, will not stain or tarnish over time like fiberglass or glazed tubs and showers would. This is why all Bath Fitter tubs and showers are backed by a lifetime warranty. Bath Fitter has put extensive research into determining the safest cleaners for their tubs and showers as well, a list of which is available to all customers after installation and on their website. They have also discovered that a quick wipe down of your Bath Fitter tub or shower after each use can alone make cleaning and maintenance simpler and more effective over time.

What are Bath Fitter Tub and shower liners made from?

All Bath Fitter tub liners, shower liners, bathtub replacements, shower replacements, and tub-to-shower conversions are made from the highest quality acrylic. In addition, Bath Fitter acrylic is ¼ inch thick, increasing the material’s strength and durability beyond anything else available on the market in its class.

Does Bath Fitter only offer tub and shower liners?

No. While Bath Fitter is well-known for our bathtub and shower liners installed in as little as one day. There are scenarios where an acrylic liner might not be the best solution for your bath remodeling needs. In addition to liners, Bath Fitter offers full bathtub and shower replacements, where we remove the existing fiberglass tub or shower and install a brand new tub or shower and a seamless, one-piece wall. If you have a bathtub and want to convert to a full-sized walk-in shower, Bath Fitter can do that too. In fact, Bath Fitter tub-to-shower conversions are growing to become a popular installation option for modern homeowners.

What options does Bath Fitter offer to assist homeowners with disabilities?

Bath Fitter offers many accessories and remodeling options for homeowners with disabilities, as well as homeowners looking to maintain their independence in their homes. The most popular option for individuals with bathroom accessibility needs is the tub-to-shower conversion, where your existing bathtub is removed and replaced with a beautiful, low-threshold walk-in shower. To improve the safety and accessibility of the walk-in shower, you can incorporate numerous accessories, including different styles of wall-mounted seating, custom-positioned security bars that match the style of the rest of their walk-in shower.

How long does a Bath Fitter installation take?

A Bath Fitter installation can be completed in as little as one day. Bath Fitter is well-known for their quick, efficient, and clean installations. You will have the opportunity to design everything about your tub or shower – from colors and styles to accessories –during your free in-home design consultation and estimate. Before your installation, we’ll send out a qualified expert detail technician to take final measurements of your tub or shower area to ensure your installation goes smoothly. Once we confirm your products have been made and delivered, we will contact you to schedule your installation. Our in-house trained, employee installers will arrive on-time and will get right to work. They even clean up so you get your new tub or shower in as little as one day without a mess or hassle. We also offer full tub/shower replacements and tub-to-shower conversions, which require additional alterations to your bathroom. These types of projects may therefore require a two-day installation.

What are the most popular styles?

The short answer is: it depends on your preference. Bath Fitter takes pride in being the perfect fit for your bath remodeling project. In order to fulfill that commitment, Bath Fitter offers a wide variety of modern and traditional bathtub and shower styles and color options to fit your personal tastes. Every bathroom is unique to the individual homeowner, and each style and color option of Bath Fitter tubs, showers and walls appeals to different types of homeowners. With so many homeowners taking the initiative to upgrade their home to help them maintain their independence in their home, our full-size shower continues to grow in popularity thanks to the unique Bath Fitter tub-to-shower conversion option. Your existing bathtub is removed and replaced with a beautiful low-threshold shower, complete with any number of convenient accessories such as stylish security bars and no-slip floor coating.

Is it true that a Bath Fitter installation only takes one day?

Yes, most installations take just a day. Bath Fitter values your time as much as the quality of our products. There are a few factors that contribute to our promise of a new bathtub or shower in as little as one day.
For over three decades, we have developed and perfected our installation process, using some of the most advanced equipment in the industry, to ensure your Bath Fitter tub or shower is installed in as little as one day.
There are no subcontractors on a Bath Fitter installation. Every installation is completed by a Bath Fitter employee installer, thoroughly trained in-house on our unique installation process to ensure the most efficient and high-quality installation possible for every Bath Fitter customer.
It is important to note that more complex installations – including full replacements and tub-to-shower conversions – may require additional time to complete. Your design consultant, detail technician, and installer will be sure to inform you of your project’s estimated completion time so you can make appropriate arrangements should they be necessary.

Does Bath Fitter cover up mold?

No, Bath Fitter does not simply cover up mold. Bath Fitter’s tub and shower liners are among the most popular bath remodeling solutions we offer. It is a common misconception that bathtub and shower liners only cover up problems like mold and mildew that will cause serious damage to your home and require expensive repairs in the future. Thankfully, this is not the case with Bath Fitter. We never cover up a problem. Every bathroom is thoroughly inspected by a Bath Fitter trained representative to ensure all observable issues are identified and addressed. If we find existing mold, mildew, or water damage that could pose a future threat to the structural integrity of the tub, shower, or entire bathroom, your Bath Fitter representative will recommend additional options for your situation, including Bath Fitter’s full tub or shower replacement.

Tell me about Bath Fitter.

Bath Fitter is the nation’s #1 bathroom remodeling company for 16 years according to Qualified Remodeler Magazine. We offer tub/shower liners, tub and shower replacements and tub-to-shower conversions that cost less and take less time than a traditional bathroom remodel. Our one-piece seamless wall means no vertical seams that could potentially leak and cause water damage. And the quality of our products and installation allow us to stand behind our work with a lifetime warranty that covers parts and materials for as long as you own your home. Our installers are all employees, and we never subcontract. So you can trust your bath project will be done right the first time. And in as little as a day.

What is Bath Fitter?

Bath Fitter is an international bath remodeling corporation, made up of local franchises offering bath remodeling solutions. Remodeling with Bath Fitter means the opportunity to choose from dozens of styles, color options, and accessories to upgrade your bathtub or shower to the perfect fit for your bathroom and lifestyle. We are most well-known for our bathtub and shower liners, which fit over top of your existing tub or shower. Contrary to some claims, Bath Fitter offers more than just liners, and we never just cover up existing problems in the bathroom. Full bathtub and shower replacements are available for bathrooms suffering from issues of mold, mildew, and water damage, as well as tub-to-shower conversions for those looking to maintaining their independence in their home. We do not use subcontractors, and everyone you meet during your remodeling project will be a Bath Fitter hired and trained employee. This means your installation is completed through a rigorously tried and true installation process that leaves you with a brand new bathtub or shower in as little as one day. With the whole process in our hands, Bath Fitter can provide a real lifetime warranty on your bathtub or shower, for as long as you own your home.