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My husband and I are in the process of remodeling our master bath. The shower is small so we would like to make it larger. We have a separate jetted tub. Would the value of our home diminish if we take out the tub and make a larger shower? We have another bathroom with a tub.
 
Posts: 1 | Registered: Aug 16, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I believe you should do what suits your lifestyle and taste, especially if you plan to live there for the next 5 years at least.
Seems jetted tubs are not so popular now either. And you have a tub in another bathroom? That should satisfy a good number of future owners.
If it were up to me, I say, do it.Wink

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I agree with Conrad.

Real estate is local. If you are really concerned you should contact a local realtor and ask them. But that is no guarantee what people may want a few years from now.
 
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We had the same set-up in our bathroom. We had the tub and shower both removed and replaced them with a jetted regular sized tub/shower combo.

The extra space became a wonderful closet!! I love it. Even though we have another tub, I would not like to have a bathroom without one.
 
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Do you have a community/subdivision where the other homes have grand master bathrooms with jetted or soaking tubs? If so, I woud not remove it.
 
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