Cast iron bathtub – Cast iron buckets are heavy, up to 300 pounds or more. Removing one from your bathroom depends on what type of pipe it is, how it is installed and where its resting place will be. Clown foot cast iron tub in untouched condition will give some money if sold. Find architectural salvage dealers through local craftsmen and contractors. Other cast iron buckets can return a few dollars if they are sold as scrap.
Assess the space the vessel is located in by measuring the doorway, the width of the tub and identifying other facilities, equipment or furniture in the room that can easily block sinks, restrooms, cabinets and shelves. Remove items that can override or block access to the room. Decide how the tub will be removed by breaking it or by lifting it in one piece. Buckets that are built in will probably break into pieces because of their size and weight. Cold foot cast iron bathtub balls can be removed in one piece, but will require three or more strong backs to lift and carry. Gather a team of workers from friends and family, knowing where the tub should be placed when outside the room and clear the path from its original location to the final resting place.
Removal cast iron bathtub, closes the water, take hardware and lift a free-standing cast iron tub out of the place. Built in buckets can be separated from the wall with a copper or broken into more manageable pieces with for hammer. Begin either maneuvering by removing a row or two of tiles and dry the wall around the rim of the tub to prevent further wall and tile damage. Gently curious with a copper should loosen the vessel for lifting.